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Posted On: 7 August 2022 10:00 am
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Things to do in Doha: 7-13 August 2022

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7 11 august 2022 events doha

Enjoy an e-sports competition, a balloon modelling activity for kids, a pop-up exhibition & more this week! Are you ready for some fun?!

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  • Here are the latest COVID-19 restrictions in Qatar effective 7 July 2022. Kindly check with the respective event hosts before booking or participating.
  • As per COVID-19 restrictions set by the government, please ensure to abide by the precautionary measures such as wearing a mask, physical distancing, showing your Ehteraz green status, and frequent hand washing.

12-13 August 2022

AAMeghessib's Back-2-Back 2022 Qualifiers 3 & 4

AAMeghessib's Back-2-Back 2022
Image credit: Redbull Qatar

An exciting event for e-sport lovers, AAMeghessib's Back-2-Back is a unique eSport platform for FIFA 22 on PlayStation 5 in Qatar. The format is to create a 2- player team and compete in offline qualifiers leading to the national final. The sportive angle is that teams must score two consecutive goals to win in the 11v11 Kick-Off Mode.

Why it’s different?

The two players versus two players format in 11v11 mode change the whole game dynamics and supports the players to play with their favourite teammates using strategy, communication & skills. Teams are now focused on how well they can coordinate with their teammate to score two consecutive goals. Click here to sign up for the third and fourth qualifiers. The finals will be on 26 August 2022. Are you excited?!


  • Location: The Gate Mall
  • Date: Qualifiers 3 & 4: 12 & 13 August 2022
  • Time: 6 pm onwards
  • Sign up for the qualifiers:

Until 20 August 2022

Back To School In The Jungle by Ezdan Mall

Back To School In The Jungle by Ezdan Mall
Image credit: Ezdan Mall

Immerse yourself & your little ones in captivating gigantic balloon decorations at Ezdan Mall - Al Gharaffa and Al Wakra. Discover a fascinating jungle made of thousands of balloons until 20 August!

Take part in their balloon modelling activity every day from 1 pm to 9 pm and bring one back home! You can enjoy the event free of charge, so don’t miss out. Are you going?!


  • Location: Ezdan Mall - Al Gharaffa and Al Wakra
  • Date: Until 20 August 2022
  • Time: 1 pm - 9 pm
  • Price: It's free!
  • Instagram:, @ezdanmall.wa

11-13 August 2022

Join the 100 days to go celebrations to win tickets to the World Cup

win tickets to the Opening Match!
Image credit: Road to Qatar, Qatar 2022

Excited about the World Cup Qatar 2022? Join the celebrations across Qatar and win tickets to the Opening Match! Fans in Qatar can join the celebrations from 11-13 August for the chance to win category 1 tickets to the Opening Match at Al Bayt Stadium – Qatar v Ecuador!

Bring your friends and family and test your football skills while enjoying fun games, shows, and performances:

  • Doha Festival City: 11-13 August (1-10 pm)
  • Place Vendome: 11-13 August (12-10 pm)
  • Mall of Qatar: 12-13 August (12-10 pm)

The 100 Days To Go Grand Finale is on 13 August at the Mall of Qatar. Show them how you celebrate by taking a picture and uploading it to social media with the hashtag #100DaysToGo.

100 Days – get ready to be amazed! Participation is only available to residents of Qatar.


    • Location: Different malls in Qatar
    • Date: 11-13 August 2022
    • Time: Depends on the mall of choice
    • Price: It's free!
    • Website: Click here

    Until 10 August 2022

    Hand Embroidery Workshop at Katara

    katara cultural village
    Image credit: Katara Cultural Village

    Ladies, did you always want to learn embroidery? This is your chance! The “Hand embroidery” workshop is for women and includes the Naqdah craft, one of the ancient traditional crafts practised by women and requires accuracy and skill in implementation.

    During the workshop, participants are trained on the types of inscriptions and decorations and how to deal with wicker, characterized by two colours - gold and silver.


      • Location: Building 18 - Hall 1, Katara
      • Date: Until 10 August 2022
      • Time: 4 pm - 6 pm
      • Price: It's free!
      • Website: Click here

      Until 30 August 2022

      Across Borders Exhibition by Lauren Morell

      Across Borders Exhibition by Lauren Morell
      Image credit: M7 Qatar

      Across Borders, a pop-up exhibition by Fashion Design alumna Lauren Morell is happening at M7, a center for innovation and entrepreneurship in design, fashion, and tech in Msheireb Downtown Doha until 30 August 2022. This is something you shouldn't miss!

      Across Borders aims to:

      • Recreate traditional and environmentally friendly garments.
      • Promote sustainable living and cultural exchange by revisiting the process of textile production.
      • Highlight similarities between indigenous American cultures and Qatari culture.


      • Location: QC HUB, M7 - Ground floor
      • Date: Until 30 August 2022
      • Time: 10 am - 8 pm
      • Price: It's free!
      • Website: Click here

      Until 1 September 2022

      DFI: Qatari Film Fund

      Image credit: Doha Film Institute

      Love films and filmmaking? The Qatari Film Fund calls for the submission of shorts and features in development.

      The Qatari Film Fund offers support for enhancing the skills and accomplishments of Qatari filmmakers. The fund is committed to developing up to four feature films and the development, production, and post-production of up to eight short films annually.

      Feature films developed through the fund are eligible for financial support for production, and one film will be selected for production funding in the following year.


      • Location: People based in Qatar can participate
      • Date: Until 1 September 2022
      • Time: 12 am - 11:59 pm
      • Ticket Purchase: Online
      • Price: It's free!
      • Website: Click here

      Until 11 September 2022

      Dadu’s Light Atelier Workshop at Mathaf

      Image credit: Mathaf: Museum: Arab Museum of Modern Art

      Looking for something to do for your kids? Take them to Mathaf for some fun time! Dadu's Light Atelier utilizes different installations, allowing children to take the lead and freely discover concepts about light and shadow, colour mixing, reflections, and more. The educational space will allow you and your child to play, explore and experiment. We are sure you and your kids will enjoy this!


      • Location: Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Education City
      • Date: Until 11 September 2022
      • Time: 9 am - 7 pm
      • Price: It's free!
      • Phone: +974 4402 8830
      • Website: Click here

      Until 24 September 2022

      Abstraction: Subverting Reality at Doha Fire Station

      Abstraction: Subverting Reality at Doha Fire Station
      Image credit: Doha Fire Station

      Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder and art lovers, you are sure to enjoy this exhibition! Abstraction: Subverting Reality is a group exhibition featuring works by Noor Abuissa, Amna Al-Baker, Shaikha Al-Hardan, May Al-Mannai, Hassan Al-Mulla, Ebtisam Al Saffar, Ryan Browning, Sarah Jayyousi, Jesse Payne, Michael Perrone, and Twiggy Shmeissany.

      The exhibition encourages you as a visitor to be empowered to see what you want in each piece based on your life experience and identity.


      • Location: Gallery 4, Fire Station Museum
      • Date: Until 24 September 2022
      • Time: 9 am - 7 pm
      • 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!