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Things to do in Doha: November 29 - December 5, 2020

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Enjoy the Katara Dhow Festival, HEYA Arabian Fashion exhibition, a number of art exhibitions and also a farmer's market this week in Qatar? Which of these are you definitely going to do? Do click on https://www.iloveqatar.net/events 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 5 December 2020

Katara Dhow Festival 2020

Katara Dhow Festival 2020
Image Credit: Katara Cultural Village

The 10th edition of Katara Traditional Dhow Festival 2020 will have the participation of many countries. Visitors of the festival will get a chance to enjoy unique competitions, see traditional marine performances, and take part in several cultural activities and events that reflect the heritage of Qatar.

Details:

  • Location: Katara Beach
  • Date: 1 December 2020 - 5 December 2020
  • Time: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
  • Phone: +974 4408 0000
  • Website: https://katara.net/

Until 31 March 2021

Torba Farmers Market 2020

Torba Farmers Market 2020
Image credit: Torba Farmers Market 2020

Torba operates a seasonal farmers market in Ceremonial Court at Education City. The Torba Farmers Market is a mainstay in the event calendar, attracting thousands of visitors each weekend. The market runs from November to March each year and features local fresh produce, artisan products and gourmet handmade food. It’s a great place for coffee and breakfast, as well as a spot of shopping.

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Until 1 December 2020

HEYA Arabian Fashion Exhibition

Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition 2020
Image credit: Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition 2020

The exhibition is part of Qatar National Tourism Council’s efforts to support domestic tourism and diversify local events. HEYA will take place under the umbrella of QNTC, and will be organised by Qatar Business Events Corporation (QBEC), a subsidiary of QNTC which now oversees all operations at DECC. QNTC’s Qatar Clean programme for hygiene and cleanliness will be implemented along with DECC’s precautionary and safety measures. These follow best practices in business events both locally and globally, assuring a safe experience for exhibitors and visitors alike.

Details:

  • Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre
  • Date: 27 November 2020 - 1 December 2020
  • Time: Saturday- Thursday: 10 am to 10 pm, Friday: 3 pm to 10 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
  • Website: https://www.visitqatar.qa/en/home

Until 30 November 2020

"The Republic of Color" Exhibition

"The Republic of Color" Exhibition
Image Credit: Katara Cultural Village

Katara will hold "The Republic Of Color" exhibition in cooperation with the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Qatar.

Details:

  • Location: Building 47, Gallery 1
  • Date: 4 November 2020 - 30 November 2020
  • Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
  • Phone: +974 4408 0000
  • Website: http://www.katara.net

Until 30 November 2020

Applications open for Fashion Trust Arabia 2020

Applications open for Fashion Trust Arabia 2020
Image Credit: Fashion Trust Arabia

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. Fashion Trust Arabia launched in September 2018 under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser as Honorary Chair and co-Chairs H.E. Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani and Tania Fares (Founder of Fashion Trust). 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)

Winners of these categories will receive a financial grant up to $200,000 for key areas of business development.

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4 December 2020

AFC Asian Cup 2023 joint qualifiers (second round): Qatar vs Bangladesh

AFC Asian Cup 2023 joint qualifiers (second round): Qatar vs Bangladesh
Image Credit: QFA

Qatar and Bangladesh will play the first fixture of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 in over a year, with their Group E clash rescheduled for December 4, 2020. With 13 points from five matches, Qatar are the current leaders of Group E.

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4 December 2020

Lusail Triathlon 2020 | QTriSeries 20/21

Qatar National Triathlon Series
Image Credit: Qatar Cycling and Triathlon Federation

Organized by Qatar Cycling and Triathlon Federation. Register for the first event of Qatar National Triathlon Series · LUSAIL Triathlon. The event will be having a sprint distance for individuals and Teams and youth duathlon race. Registration closes on 2nd of December, noontime or when the event is sold out.

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Until 5 December 2020

Glimpse of Nature at the Fire Station Museum

Glimpse of Nature at the Fire Station Museum
Image Credit: Qatar Museums

Glimpse of Nature, organised and curated by Saida Ali Al-Khulaifi, Amal Zeyad Ali and Maha AlSubaey, explores nature as both a vessel and medium for creativity through a diverse range of practices and processes presented by current and past members of the Fire Station: Artist in Residence Programme.

Works by May Almannai, Aisha Al-Muhannadi, Fatma Alnaimi, Naila Al-Thani, Amena Al-Yousef, Nourbanu Hijazi, Michael Perrone, Mariam Rafehi, Guillaume Rouseré and Titika Stamouli draw inspiration from nature, using objects from the natural world as art materials.

Details:

  • Location: Gallery 4, Fire Station
  • Date: 5 November 2020 - 5 December 2020
  • Time: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
  • Price: General entry - It's free!
  • Website: https://www.firestation.org.qa/

Until 10 December 2020

'Outbreak' exhibition by Doha Film Institute

Outbreak Exhibition
Image credit: Doha Film Institute

In collaboration with Doha Film Institute, Msheireb Properties proudly present this year’s thought-provoking multimedia exhibition, featuring the work of 24 local artists and centering around the theme of ‘Outbreak’. Join them at Sikkat Wadi Msheireb from Thursday 19th of November until 10th of December 2020, from 10 AM till 10 PM and on Friday from 2 PM till 10 PM.

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    Until 31 December 2020

    Mangrove Kayaking Eco.Adventure & Discover Wildlife - Purple Island

    Mangrove Kayaking Eco.Adventure & Discover Wildlife - Purple Island
    Image Credit: Aqua Sports

    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.

    Details:

      Until 31 March 2021

      Tasty Street Qatar at Katara Cultural Village

      Tasty Street Qatar at Katara Cultural Village
      Image Credit: Tasty Street

      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.

      Find out more here: https://www.iloveqatar.net/dining/foodieNews/what-to-expect-tasty-street-katara-cultural-village-doha-qatar

      Details:

      • 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
      • Website: https://www.instagram.com/tasty.street.qa/

      Until 10 April 2021

      A Falcon’s Eye Exhibition - Tribute to Sheikh Saoud Al-Thani

      A Falcon’s Eye Exhibition - Tribute to Sheikh Saoud Al-Thani
      Image Credit: Qatar Museums


      The Museum of Islamic Arts has opened an exhibition entitled "A Falcon's Eye: Tribute To Sheikh Saoud Al-Thani". The exhibition showcases more than 300 outstanding artworks from prehistoric fossils and Egyptian antiquities to Orientalist paintings and masterpieces of the history of photography in a spectacular display following the concept of ancient (Renaissance) “cabinet of curiosities” reflecting Sheikh Saoud’s fascination with both natural history and the art world.

      Details:

      • Location: Museum of Islamic Art
      • Date: 2 August 2020 - 10 April 2021
      • Time: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
      • Ticket Purchase: At the door
      • Price: QID holder & Children below 16 - It's free; Students and groups of 25+ - 25QR; Non-QID holders - 50QR
      • Phone: +974 4422 4444
      • Website: https://www.qm.org.qa/en