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Posted On: 30 October 2016 01:18 pm
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Things to do in Doha this week: October 30 - November 6

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We're back with some more exciting events lined up for you this week! From security exhibitions to Chinese and Jazz festivals! We've got you covered! Check out what's going on in Doha this week! Stay tuned for our events list coming out next week as well. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information!

October 30, Sunday - November 6, Sunday

Milipol Qatar 2016 — Monday-Wednesday

Milipol Qatar, the leading international exhibition dedicated to homeland security in the Middle East, returns to Doha this year for its 11th edition.

The exhibition, which has long been a key feature on the security market calendar, will be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Emir of the State of Qatar, organized by the Ministry of Interior of the State of Qatar in partnership with the French-based Comexposium Security.

Milipol Qatar will showcase the latest products and service innovations in the fields of security, safety, detection and prevention equipment and systems, as well as various other defense supplies during the course of the three-day event.

Online registration for Milipol Qatar 2016 has officially opened to facilitate smoother entry to visitors who have pre-registered for e-badges.

Early online registrants can go through the registration process and receive their electronic badges in advance by simply clicking on the link: on their internet browsers.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Venue: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC)
Time: 10:00 am
Visit their website for more details:

Chinese Festival — Wednesday-Saturday
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The Chinese Festival is presented by Qatar Museums, the Ministry of Culture of China and the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture. The festival will present the rich and varied cultures of China in Qatar in a weekend of fun events presented at the MIA Park from 2 – 5 November 2016. Some of Zhejiang’s leading musicians and performers will perform in a beautifully-conceived outdoor setting that will include a Chinese market, Chinese tea house, stage, photography exhibition space, food stalls and a children’s area. China will be celebrated with musical performances, film, children’s activities and delicious food.

Price: It’s free
Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Park
Time: All day
Visit their website for more details:

Longines Global Champions Tour of Doha — Thursday-Saturday


Come and watch the best horses and riders in the world in action at Al Shaqab in Doha, this November 3rd-5th! The Longines Global Champions Tour brings together the top internationally ranked show jumpers in the world to compete in prestigious locations for unprecedented prize money, with Qatar the spectacular destination for the Grand Season Finale. The 15 event Tour offers some of the most explosive and exciting competition of any equestrian series featuring the biggest stars in the sport. AL SHAQAB will proudly host Olympic, World and Continental Champions, including all the members of the Qatar Olympic show jumping team, as they battle for the title of overall season Champion of Champions 2016 and the lion’s share of the bonus prize fund. Book your tickets now to reserve your place at what promises to be an incredible final!

Price: QR35
Venue: Al Shaqab, Entrance Gate 7
Time: Nov 3- 3:30 pm, Nov 5- 8:30 pm

European Jazz Festival 2016 — Wednesday-Sunday


The third edition of the popular annual event 'European Jazz Festival' will be held from November 2 to 7 at Katara. This year’s edition is extraordinary in terms of the number of participating countries and the significant participation of the renowned international bands such as Atom String Quartet, Three Fall along with many other bands that will rock Katara’s stage for the event.

Price: It’s free
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Venue: Katara Cultural Village
Time: All day

ANCOP Global Walk 2016 Qatar — Friday


ANCOP is an annual fundraising event which aims to raise awareness and funds for programs that help the poor, namely Community Development and the Child Sponsorship Program. These programs are geared towards providing shelter, education, basic health care and livelihood to those living in extreme poverty.

Contact us at Mobile No. 66646138, 66409744 or E-Mail: [email protected]; [email protected]

Price: QR25 for adults, QR10 for children
Ticket Purchase: At the door
Time: 5:00 am
Venue: Al Arabi Sports Club
Register here:
Contact: Mobile No. 66646138, 66409744
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Karting & Minimoto at Losail Circuit Sports Club — Friday-Sunday


Starting from 20th October, the Karting and Mini Moto Track will be open again.


For Karting, the minimum age is 15 years old and any participant under the age of 18 needs permission signed by a legal guardian to take part in the activity.

It is compulsory to bring a helmet along for safety reasons, if you don’t have one, the circuit can provide one for you.


For the Mini Moto track, participants should bring their own bike and safety equipment.

Price: QR100 for 15 mins of Karting
Venue: Losail International Circuit
Ticket purchase: At the door
Time: 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm on certain days
Tel: 4472 9151
Email: [email protected]:

What events are you planning on going to this week? Comment below!