Looking forward to the new week? Go through our list of events that you can participate in here! Our Things To Do listing comes out every Sunday at 10:00 am, so do check it out. For more events around you, visit iloveqatar.net/events!
Note: Here are the updates on the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions effective 3 October. Kindly check with the respective event hosts before booking or participating.
As per COVID-19 restrictions set by the government, please make sure to abide by the precautionary measures such as wearing a mask, physical distancing, showing your Ehteraz green status, and frequent hand washing.
Products inspired by Jeff Koons: Lost in America exhibition will be available for sale at IN-Q gift shop at QM Gallery Al Riwaq and at IN-Q gift shop’s e-commerce website, www.inq-online.com. Items bought online can be shipped worldwide via DHL. A total of over 100 products will be available from the collection, ranging from apparel, accessories, posters, to exclusive figurines.
Part of the Qatar-United States 2021 Year of Culture, Jeff Koons: Lost in America will be on view until 31 March 2022 at the QM Gallery Al Riwaq, the expansive exhibition space located in MIA Park. This is Koons’ first exhibition in the Gulf region, which will feature more than sixty artworks drawn from his four-decades-long career, including some of his most iconic pieces such as Rabbit (1986), Balloon Dog (Orange) (1994–2000), and Play-Doh (1994–2014).
Race actions and fun activities continue on the third and final day of the F1 weekend in Qatar! Losail International Circuit holds the first-ever Formula 1 Ooredoo Qatar Grand Prix, as well as signing an additional 10-year deal to host F1 from 2023. You have until today (21 November 2021) to witness the biggest motorsport event in the country’s history so far. Going?
Here's all you need to know about the Formula 1 Ooredoo Qatar Grand Prix 2021!
An event organised by women for women! Join an evening of networking where you'll get to learn more about various women groups and organisations in Qatar that support women in many aspects of life, such as in finding a job, getting a mentor, or introducing you to someone who can help you to realise your dreams and potentials. Join a beautiful outdoor setting to reconnect, connect and grow your network!
Qatar Museums is hosting the POW! WOW! international mural festival in Doha! First time in the MENA region, the street art festival will see 12 local, regional and international artists add striking artworks to walls around the Al Sadd Metro Station. The festival has been exhibited in 17 cities worldwide with the purpose of city beautification and community building. You will see artists working on their murals in real-time!
The 11th edition of the Qatar international food festival invites all food enthusiasts in the country to enjoy special culinary experiences at two scenic outdoor locations—Corniche and Al Bidda Park. Indulge in a wide range of food choices and several activities that range from live cooking, exciting competitions to entertainment and masterclasses. So, Doha food lovers, mark your calendars and get ready for three weeks of gastronomic adventure!
Love football? Get ready as The Paris Saint-Germain Ooredoo Qatar Cup will take place at The Pearl’s Temba Arena. The competition will operate as a round-robin across 13 days - each team consisting of 6 to 10 players max. The top teams will be determined by point accumulation in group play. All teams will play a minimum of 4 matches. The top 2 ranking teams of each group will qualify for the “Gold Phase”, while the bottom 2 ranking teams of each group will qualify for the “Silver Phase”.
A grand prize of QAR 20,000 will be presented to the champions immediately following the final match of the competition. The second-place team will be awarded a grand prize of QAR 5,000.
Love going to farmer's markets and shop for locally produced items, fresh produce, food, etc? Farmer's Market is open in Msheireb every Saturday. Around 20 stalls will be placed along Sikkat Wadi. This is your chance to meet and support your local bakers, makers, brewers and creators.
Internationally acclaimed Moscow Ballet La Classique premieres Tchaikovsky’s spectacular masterpiece 'Swan Lake'. This is a fairy tale story conveying all the drama of a tragic romance—Odile, the temptress in a cloud of black tulle provides a ravishing counterpoint to the purity and innocence of Odette the beautiful swan queen.
‘We Will Not Leave’ is inspired by graffiti art. Curated by Sheikh Khalifa Al Thani, the multi-media exhibit presents the works of 27 artists expressing the harsh realities of the Palestinians through powerful brushstrokes and creative modes of modern expression. This public exhibition is happening at Sikkat Wadi Msheireb.
Have you heard of the acclaimed American artist and designer Virgil Abloh? Qatar Museums will present a retrospective of the artist at the Garage Gallery at Doha Fire Station. This will be the first museum exhibition of his work to be presented in the Middle East, Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech will be on view until 31 March 2022. With more than 55 works, the exhibition will offer an in-depth look at Abloh's work over the years.
Fashion lovers unite! Dior is celebrating its unique heritage with its first exhibition in the Middle East. This is taking place in Qatar, in collaboration with Qatar Museums, the exhibition is titled Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams. It will be presented at M7 at Msheireb Downtown Doha. The exhibition will be adapted specifically for Qatar, with some pieces making their public debut. Will you be attending?
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