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Posted On: 6 December 2016 03:56 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:16 pm

Things To Do in Doha This Week: December 4 - December 11

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We have exciting events lined up for you this week! From film festivals to International Boat Shows, winter festivities, and more! We've got you covered! Stay tuned for our events list coming out next week as well. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information!

December 4 Sunday - December 11 Sunday

Ajyal Talks: Why Refugees Matter — Sunday

Following the screening of ‘Born in Syria,’ Khaled Khalifa will lead a conversation on the current global displacement crisis, with a focus on the situation of Syrian refugees. Mr. Khalifa is the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Regional Representative to the States of the Gulf Co-Operation Council.

This program is presented in Arabic with simultaneous translation in English. Interpreters will be available for questions from the audience.

Ticket purchase: Reserve online
Price: Free
Venue: Katara Building 16 – Opera House
Time: 7:00 pm
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Training at Losail Circuit Sports Club — Wednesday

Come and enjoy the free cycling, running and walking facilities at Losail International Circuit!

Dates: Every Wednesday

7 December
14 December
21 December
28 December

Car Park Area: Inside the Circuit next to the Paddock Restaurant Parking
Registration: Inside the Circuit in the Pit Garage 21


  • Cyclists must use the track in an anti-clockwise direction, cycling on the inside of the track, overtaking to the left.
  • Runners and walkers use the track in a clockwise direction on the outside of the track, between the blue line and fence. No crossing of the track is permitted without the safety marshal's permission.
  • All cyclists (including small children) must wear a helmet and closed-toe shoes when using the track.
  • Anyone under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha
Time: 5:00 pm
Visit their website for more details:

Qatar International Boat Show (4th Edition) — Wednesday-Saturday

The Qatar International Boat Show serves as an ideal maritime-industry networking platform and a key business driver for the marine sector, boosting regional marine industry.

The previous QIBS attracted more than 12,000 visitors! So be sure to check out their awesome collection of boats and more!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Mourjan Marina, Lusail City, Doha
Time: 2:30 pm and 9:30 pm
Visit their website for more details:

Ajyal Youth Film Festival — Wednesday-Monday

A very warm welcome to the fourth edition of the Ajyal Youth Film Festival!

It’s time once again for some of the best cinema from around the world for film lovers of all ages. There’s an exciting focus on films made right here in Qatar, excellent examples of animation, short films for children as young as the age of four; drama, comedy, and eye-opening documentaries for serious film fans. You won’t want to miss it!

Ticket Purchase: Shops/Online
Venue: Katara Cultural Village
Time: 7:00 pm

A Cold December Night — Thursday

A concert full of surprises that will give you a real Cold December Night feeling!

The event will take place on the beach of the Grand Hyatt, Doha. Tickets are available at the Grand Hyatt reception.

Ticket purchase: At the door
Price: QR100
Venue: Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel and Villas
Time: 7:30 pm
Visit their website for more details:
RSVP: email [email protected]or call +974 4448 1234

LEGACY & 10th Anniversary of 15th Asian Games Doha 2006 — Friday

"Doha’06 Memories” is inviting all Bikers n Qatar to participate in the "Mega Celebrations Ride" to celebrate the LEGACY & 10th Anniversary of 15th Asian Games DOHA 2006

Please mark the date - 9th Dec @ 2pm. from MIA Park to Aspire Zone

More info on route and other details will follow soon.

Please spread the message to all bikers and groups.

Ticket purchase: No tickets
Price: It’s free
Venue: Corniche, Doha
Time: 2:00 pm
Contact: 55495714

Winter Musical Roaming 2016 — Friday

The Winter Musical Roaming promises a lot of fun activities for everyone! Join the Pearl-Qatar musical parades with jugglers and mascots roaming Porto Arabia’s restaurants, retail arcades, and boardwalks!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Porto Arabia, Pearl-Qatar
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Regional Handmade Exhibition — Friday and Saturday

It’s your last chance for some great holiday shopping and more!

QatART Regional Handmade Exhibition: this regional Handmade exhibition is the first of its kind in Doha! QatART promises to bring you a number of exhibitors from Dubai, Kuwait, Cairo and of course our hometown, Doha.

A variety of 65+ Artists, Designers and Crafters, and Customized Workshops will cater for a fun full Handmade family Day

Parking is free of charge at the building and plenty of emplty spaces in this area over the weekend.

Ticket purchase: At the door
Price: Kids less than 4 years: Free, 4-12 years: QR10, 12+ &Adults: QR20
Venue: Al Jazeera Tower Westbay, Doha, Qatar
Time: Friday, 9 December 2016, from 1:00 pm - 6:00pm, Saturday, 10 December, from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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What events will you be attending this week? Comment below!