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Posted On: 18 September 2022 10:00 am
Updated On: 19 September 2022 10:14 am

Things to do in Doha: 18-24 September 2022

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18 24 september 2022 events

Multiple art exhibitions, a walking tour of Souq Waqif, a football competition for kids and more await you this brand new week! Which one are you most excited about?

For more events around you, visit iloveqatar.net/events!

19-20 September 2022

University Expo Qatar 2022

University Expo Qatar 2022
Image credit: University Expo Qatar

Choosing a university and a course is a big decision. Visit University Expo Qatar 2022 and meet with experts and university representatives from all over the world to meet with who will help you make the right choice for your future. Here's what you can expect:

  • 80+ leading universities from Qatar & abroad 1500+ featured academic courses.
  • Expert advice on higher education, admissions, scholarships, visas, studying locally and abroad, and more.
  • 15 participating countries from around the world and 30+ interactive seminars and live talks to help you on your higher education journey.

Details

  • Location: Westin Hotel, Doha
  • Date: 19-20 September 2022
  • Time: 9 am - 9 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: It's free!
  • Website: Click here

Ongoing

KidZania’s Football Cup Competition

KidZania
Image credit: KidZania Doha

The KidZania Football Cup 2022 is a fan zone for kids where they can experience World Cup fever by competing in football matches and enjoying many football-related activities. This is their chance to show their skills and enjoy.

Registration is open for kids aged 6 to 14. They can either register as a team or an individual. By joining the competition, kids can have their customized football jersey, player pass, free tickets, discounts, amazing prizes, and a special surprise on its official launch on 6 October 2022. Stay tuned for KidZania Doha’s announcement very soon!

So if you are up to the challenge, register until 28 September 2022 to be KidZania’s next football star! To know more details, click here.

Details

  • Location: KidZania Doha
  • Date: Ongoing
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: QR 250
  • Phone: +974 4482 6222
  • Website: Click here

Ongoing

Visit the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum

Olympics Exhibit
A display of mascots and medals from the Olympics Exhibit

Looking for something educative to do? Visit the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum as it provides visitors with a fun, interactive and educational venue to discover and celebrate the history and evolution of sports and the Olympics. Enjoy eating at the 3-2-1 Café or Naua Restaurant and check out their gift shop too!

Details

  • Location: Khalifa International Stadium, Al Waab
  • Date: Ongoing
  • Time:
    • Gift Shop: 9 am - 2 pm, 8 pm - 12 am (5th floor)
    • Café: 8 pm - 12 am (3rd floor)
    • Museum hours (regular):
      • Saturday to Thursday: 9 am – 7 pm
      • Fridays: 1:30 pm – 7 pm
  • Price:
    • Adult resident: Free
    • Adult non-resident: QR 50
    • Resident child & Non-resident child (aged 16 & under): Free
    • Student resident: Free
    • Non-resident student: QR 25
  • Website: Click here

22 September 2022

Startup Grind Doha Pitch Battle 2022

Startup Grind Doha Pitch Battle 2022
Image credit: Startup Grind Doha

Are you an entrepreneur? Here's something you could do this week. Startup Grind Doha in partnership with Jeeb, is bringing a first-ever pitch battle event to Qatar for the local startup community featuring a pitching competition where local founders will battle it out to win exciting prizes for the best pitch.

They are calling all early-stage entrepreneurs - who are planning to launch or contemplating launching their startup. Are you ready?

What are they looking for:

  • 0 to 2 years of early-stage startups.
  • Pre-launch, MVP Stage, Ideation stage.
  • Qatar based.
  • A unique 5-minute pitch that creatively displays your business model.

Details

  • Location: Workinton M7, Abdullah Bin Thani Street
  • Date: 22 September 2022
  • Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: Register now - QR 34.47
  • Website: Click here

23-24 September 2022

Salwa Beach Fest

Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas
Image credit: Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas

Want to do something fun? The Salwa Beach Fest is back, with a selection of delicious food, drinks, carnival games, clown shows, face painting, art and crafts and much more. Escape the city and have a blast, with food stalls starting at 12 pm.

Details

  • Location: Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas
  • Date: 23-24 September 2022
  • Time: 10 am (food stalls at 12 pm)
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: QR 199; fully redeemable on food and beverages, includes pool and beach access
  • Website: Click here

Until 25 September 2022

"Short Story Competition" by Mathaf and Doha Film Institute

Image credit: Press Release

A great thing for kids to take part in, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art and the Doha Film Institute (DFI) have announced the launch of a short story competition for teenagers aged 13-17 years old.

The competition aims to hone the creative talent of youth. Three of the best stories will be selected by a jury, and the winners will have the opportunity to take part in this year’s special edition of The Ajyal Film Festival as jurors in the Hilal - "Crescent Moon" in Arabic – Category, which consists of four feature films and a programme of shorts. How amazing is this?!

Points to note:

  • The short story must be centred on the theme of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™; the short story should be between 1,600 - 2,000 words.
  • It should be submitted in person at Mathaf or via email: [email protected]
  • The DEADLINE for submission is 25 September 2022.

Details

  • Location: This is an online event
  • Date: Until 25 September 2022
  • Time: 12 am - 11:59 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: It's free!
  • Website: Click here

Until 25 October 2022

Souq Waqif Walking Tour

Embrace Doha
Image credit: Embrace Doha

    Souq Waqif is a must-visit place for all in Qatar. This guided tour will allow guests to explore the local culture, identify traditional architecture and enlighten their senses through an immersive experience. Visit and learn more about the Falcon market, the carpet shops, the perfume market, the art centre and more!

    Details

    • Location: Arumaila Boutique Hotel - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli, Souq waqif, Al Souq St
    • Date: 17 September - 25 October 2022
    • Time: 6 am - 07:30 pm
    • Ticket Purchase: Online
    • Price: QR 150
    • Website: Click here

    16 September - 21 January 2023

    Taysir Batniji: No Condition is Permanent exhibition

    Taysir Batniji: No Condition is Permanent exhibition
    Image credit: Qatar-MENASA 2022 Year of Culture

    Love art? This exhibition is for you. It features productions and reproductions of Batniji’s art created between 1997 and 2022. The artist lived in France during this period, but his work is about Palestine. Although the exhibition’s title refers to one of this artist's works, the works on display include photos, drawings, videos, installations, and performances that will capture the audience. Will you be going?!

    Details

    • Location: Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Education City
    • Date: 16 September - 21 January 2023
    • Time: 9 am - 7 pm
    • Ticket Purchase: Online
    • Price: It's free!
    • Website: Click here

    16 September - 23 February 2023

    Majaz: Contemporary Art Qatar exhibition

    Majaz: Contemporary Art Qatar exhibition
    Image credit: Qatar-MENASA 2022 Year of Culture

    Another art exhibition to attend is this contemporary one. The Fire Station curators invited Artists In Residence alumni to participate in a six-month-long program to develop new works exclusively for this exhibition that celebrates five years of a programme supporting local and regional artists.

    Details

    • Location: Masrah Almaared, Mathaf
    • Date: 16 September - 25 February 2023
    • Time: 9 am - 7 pm
    • Ticket Purchase: Online
    • Price: It's free!
    • Website: Click here

    Which of these will you be doing this week? Do let us know in the comments section below! Do share this article - it keeps us going!