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.
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.
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.
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.
Katara will hold "The Republic Of Color" exhibition in cooperation with the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Qatar.
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:
Winners of these categories will receive a financial grant up to $200,000 for key areas of business development.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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