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Posted On: 10 September 2017 12:00 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:17 pm

Things To Do In Doha: September 10 - September 17

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Wondering what to do this week? Check out our event roundup for some inspiration! From unique calligraphy classes to art exhibitions, latin nights to film screenings, we’ve got you covered! Our events list will be out every Sunday. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information! For more information visit

September 10 Sunday — September 17 Sunday

Beginners Kufic for Women — Sunday, September 10

Every Sunday and Wednesday from September 10 to October 29, you can learn more about writing ‘Kufic.’ Many Qurans are written in Kufic calligraphy which is characterized by its bold and vertical letters and comes is several types (for example eastern Kufic or western Kufic). Join this workshop to learn this early and beautiful script.

Ticket purchase: Online
Venue: Museum of Islamic Art, Education Center
Time: 5:00 pm
For more information visit:

Tamim the glorious by Ahmed Almaadheed — Sunday, September 10

ICYMI: You know the amazing images of the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani all over Doha? The W Hotel Doha and Ahmed bin Majed bring you the art exhibition you’ve been waiting for! You can see the original piece and more of Ahmed bin Majed’s work at the W Doha! He’s added a number of new images — so be sure to check it out! Today’s the last day for the exhibition so make sure you check it out before it ends!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: W Hotel Doha, 29th floor
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Silento live in Doha! — Tuesday, September 12

Nothing cures the midweek blues like a fun night out! Enjoy Silento who’ll be performing live at Crystal Lounge this Tuesday! The ‘Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)’ singer will be performing some of his popular hits, be sure to go check it out!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Venue: W Doha Hotel & Residences, Crystal Lounge
Time: 9:00 pm
For more information visit:

LATIN MOOVZ! — Wednesday, September 13

Wednesdays got a lot more exciting! Only the hottest and latest Latin playlist all night by resident DJs Mido and Mubarak.

Latin beats every Wednesday night where all the salseros and salseras in town meet and party all night. For your weekly dose of Latino vibes, check out Latin Moovz!

One lucky dancing pair will be recognized every month for being the best dancers in D-town!

*Membership applies at the door *QID/ passport required upon entrance

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: Ladies free entrance, gents QR 50 entrance incl. one drink
Venue: Sheraton Grand Doha Hotel, Irish Harp
Time: 9:00 pm
For more information visit:
For reservations call: (+974) 44853000

Paint the Town - Ooh Van Doha — Thursday, September 14

Painting is a great way to unwind and relax, so here’s a great opportunity to do so!

Check out the Paint the Town event! You’ll get to add another iconic painting to add to your personal collection!

Never painted before? No problem! Guided instruction by the original artist the brilliant Ooh - or follow your own creativity. The starry sky's the limit.

You’ll even get the chance to win valuable vouchers to make your visit to Mall of Qatar even better!

Assorted canapés and beverages will be served throughout the evening.

Kids 10 years and over are welcome, with adult supervision.

Ticket purchase: Online
Price: It’s free!
Venue: AlRayyan Hotel Doha Curio - A Collection by Hilton
Time: 5:00 pm onwards
For more information and to book tickets visit:

Doha Film Institute Presents MIA Exhibition Series — Thursday, Sept. 14 & Friday, Sept. 15

This weekend, kick back, relax and catch the Doha Film Institute’s latest screenings!

DFI is pleased to invite you to its second round of screenings as part of the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Exhibition series. The series is dedicated to showcasing contemporary films that connect to the main theme of the museum’s current exhibition, Imperial Threads: Motifs and artisans from Turkey, Iran and India.

Screenings are free, but a ticket is required for admission.

Ticket purchase: At the door/Online
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium
Time: 7:30 pm
For more information and to book tickets visit:

Skate Girls of Kabul Exhibition — Everyday till October 21

ICYMI: Check out the super compelling photo exhibition by Jessica Fulford-Dobson, the Skate Girls of Kabul. This exhibition tells the extraordinary story of Afghan girls who took up skateboarding, thanks to an Afghan charity that provides skate parks as a hook to get children from disadvantaged families back into the educational system.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Katara Cultural Village
Time: Saturday - Thursday: 8:00pm to 12:00 am, Friday - closed

Which events will you be attending this week? Comment below!