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Posted On: 1 November 2020 10:00 am
Updated On: 28 August 2022 12:46 pm

Things to do in Doha: November 1 - November 7, 2020

Vrinda Abilash
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Want to try new places to eat, do you love art, photography and film, or would you like to go on a paddle boating adventure? This week is filled with exciting activities in Qatar that you and your family will absolutely love! Do click on to keep yourself updated with what's going on around you and to know about all the wonderful events happening in Qatar. Here are some of them in store for you this week.

      Until 31 March 2021

      Tasty Street Qatar at Katara Cultural Village

      Enjoy eating at over 30 food kiosks here at Tasty Street Qatar being organised at Katara Cultural Village. The food festival runs until March 2021.


      • Location: Al Gannas, Cultural Village Foundation – Katara
      • Date: 3 October 2020 - 31 March 2021
      • Time: 03:00 pm - 11:59 pm
      • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
      • Price: As per your order - It's free!
      • Website:

      Until 7 November 2020

      Qatar Sustainability Week 2020

      Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) continues its national campaign to build a sustainable society with the fifth edition of Qatar Sustainability Week (QSW). The event will be held from October 31 to November 7, 2020. Individuals can register their pledge to make changes in their lifestyle, while corporate organizations can pledge to implement policies that help protect and sustain the environment, as well as register their sustainability-oriented activity, initiative, or event to become a QSW 2020 partner.


      5 November 2020

      Young Adults Film Club

      Ever wondered how movies look from the other side of the camera? Join the Young Adults Film Club and learn how to watch movies from a filmmaker’s perspective.


      Until 5 November 2020

      Memories in Prints at AlHosh Gallery

      Explore the works of talented artists, showcasing their art and photograpy as part of “Memories In Print”, curated by Mohammed Ale Madi.


      • Location: AlHosh Gallery
      • Date: 4 October 2020 - 5 November 2020
      • Time: 04:00 pm - 10:00 pm
      • Ticket Purchase: Online
      • Price: It's free!
      • Website:

      Until 8 November 2020

      Tasweer Qatar Photo Festival by Qatar Museums

      Tasweer, a new photography festival based in Qatar, announced the open call for its inaugural Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Project and Single Image Awards. These annual, open call awards are intended to recognize and support photographers from Western Asia and North Africa.


      • Location: Qatar
      • Date: 10 October 2020 - 8 November 2020
      • Ticket Purchase: Online
      • Price: Online entry - It's free!
      • Website:

      Until 14 November 2020

      Morning Paddling Adventure & Explore Mangrove - Purple Island

      Nestled along the coast near Al Khor is a vast and beautiful mangrove forest, the best way to access the forest is by kayak. We will take you through the network of channels that have been carved out by tidal action. The area supports a lot of birdlife and is a favourite destination for nature lovers. Sunset is a perfect time to see the birds and listen to the sounds of the forest.

      Suitable for families and those looking for a relaxed easy paddle taking in the greenery and birdlife of the nature reserve.

      • Fitness Level: anyone can join
      • Swimming Skills: not required as its mostly shallow water
      • All equipment is provided


      Until 15 November 2020

      Vintage car exhibition at NMoQ in partnership with Mawater

      Mawater is back due to popular demand! Join them on a trip back in time at the National Museum of Qatar. You will be required to show your EHTERAZ app on entry and to wear your own face mask.


      • Location: National Museum of Qatar
      • Date: 9 October 2020 - 15 November 2020
      • Time: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
      • Ticket Purchase: Online
      • Price: Resident of Qatar - It's free! Student - 25QR Child 0-16 - It's free! Adult - 50QR
      • Website:

      Until 23 November 2020

      Ajyal Film Festival Jury Programme 2020

      Join the Ajyal Film Festival Jury from 11 – 23 November 2020. As an Ajyal Juror, you will:
      1. Watch short and feature-length films from all over the world.
      2. Vote for your favourite films and choose the Ajyal Competition winners.
      3. Meet many film directors and actors through our online platform.
      4. Attend online workshops on filmmaking techniques and film language.

      How to Register:

      A registration fee of 50 QR is required to confirm your interest. Registration is open from 20 August to 31 October 2020. You must be between the ages of 8 and 25 to be an Ajyal Juror.


      Until 30 November 2020

      Applications open for Fashion Trust Arabia 2020

      Fashion Trust Arabia is an annual non-profit organization that aims to provide financial support and business support as well as international recognition to the dynamic fashion designers in the MENA region. FTA is the only initiative of its kind operating in the Arab world, dedicated to finding and nurturing talented designers.

      Applications are open to designers in the below womenswear categories:

      • Evening Wear
      • Ready-to-Wear (RTW)
      • Accessories (Shoes/Bags)
      • Jewelry (Fine Jewelry/Fashion Jewelry)
      • Debut Talent (MENA Fashion Design Graduates and Students 2019-2021)

      For the Evening Wear, Ready to Wear, Accessories and Jewelry categories, applicants must be in business for a minimum of two to 10 years.


      Until 30 November 2020

      Yto Barrada: My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nougat

      Currently displayed at Mathaf is Yto Barrada's exhibition composed of photographs, films, videos, sculptures, prints, and fabric works that focus on "threads of regeneration and growth in social and geological transformation". The works highlight the importance of the vernacular in processes of decomposition and revival, drawing on histories of nation-building and post-independence strategies of resistance in social and domestic life. An award-winning artist who has also held numerous solo exhibitions internationally, Moroccan-French artist Yto Barrada’s work engages with self-education, architecture, palaeontology, botany, and modernist histories, in order to explore forms of knowledge production.


      Until 31 December 2020

      "Femmes à la mode" virtual exhibition at Katara

      Watch artist Surabhi's paintings come to life at the virtual exhibition "Femmes à la mode", presented by Cultural Village Foundation – Katara.


      Until 3 January 2021

      Antiquities from The al-Sabah Collection at NMOQ

      The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) will reopen its permanent galleries and unveil the landmark exhibition, Splendours of the Ancient East: Antiquities from The al-Sabah Collection, in its Temporary Exhibition Gallery. Drawn from the extraordinary holdings assembled in Kuwait by Sheikh Nasser Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah and Sheikha Hussa Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah, more than 170 objects provide a sweeping overview of the artistic and material culture of the ancient world, while also revealing new insights into the roots of Islamic art.


      Until 3 January 2021

      The International Handicrafts & Traditional Productions Cultural Market

      If you are an enthusiast of heritage & handicrafts, the 1st edition of the International Handicrafts & Traditional Productions Cultural Market will be held in the square of Building 48 in Katara.