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Posted On: 27 February 2017 08:57 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:17 pm

Visitors embrace the Hollywood glamour of Studio Harcourt at this year’s Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2017 (DJWE)

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Studio Harcourt, the world-famous photographers who have told the story of Hollywood’s biggest stars since the 1940s, are giving visitors to this year’s Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE) an exclusive opportunity to have their portraits taken.

Recreated for the first time outside of Paris, Studio Harcourt gives DJWE 2017 visitors a unique experience in the privacy of its quiet studio space. Drawing its inspiration from the stylish world of black and white cinema, and through its unique lighting, Studio Harcourt reveals the natural beauty and character of every sitter. Visitors to DJWE 2017 have the benefit of Studio Harcourt’s professional make up artists and expert direction and guidance, which ensures they receive a movie-star portrait – an enchanting memento of the exhibition which can be treasured for many years.

George Hayter, General Secretary, Harcourt Studio stated, “Participation and interest in Studio Harcourt has been overwhelming. So far we have welcomed hundreds of visitors and we are looking forward to receiving many more. We are delighted to introduce the company’s legendary history and private studio experience to DJWE’s many visitors. It has been a great pleasure to be at this year’s exhibition, which enables this experience to be enjoyed by all.”


Created in 1934, Studio Harcourt has exceptional know-how in the world of portraits, which has been transmitted from generation to generation. Renowned for taking the portraits of a variety of international icons, from royalty to famous rock musicians, Studio Harcourt offers visitors to DJWE a rare opportunity to enjoy a moment of glamour.

Sharing her studio experience, beauty blogger, Merin Tom, stated, “I thoroughly enjoyed the Studio Harcourt session. It felt like a real Hollywood moment: from the red carpet entrance to guidance from the photographer and the quality of the picture. I am very pleased with the results, and will be advising friends to go and try it for themselves.”

The Studio Harcourt portrait sessions are complimentary with no prior booking necessary, welcoming all visitors to DJWE to take part in this exceptional experience.

This premier visitor engagement activity held at DJWE 2017 reinforces the country’s position as a premium business events destination. The exhibition is brought to its visitors by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), who together with this year’s partners, Auditoire, gives discerning visitors authentic hospitality with cosmopolitan sophistication.

Entry to DJWE 2017 is free (reserved to visitors above 12 years of age) and registration can be completed at the venue or online at This year’s official DJWE partners, Qatar Airways and Shangri-La Doha are offering travellers discounted rates to explore the exhibition and discover the endless rich experiences that Qatar has to offer.

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