Are you a foodie, an adventure lover or would you like to explore the art world in Qatar? This week is filled with fun and exciting activities in Qatar that you and your family will absolutely love doing! 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.
Now Live! MyVerduraCare Global Online Shopping Festival for everything sustainable, eco-friendly and handcrafted
The MyVC Global Shopping Festival with lead Sponsor IMB Qatar is moving to its finale week with the last day of the festival on 14th November 2020. The virtual festival is showcasing a variety of products that includes, wooden Montessori toys, furniture, organic clothing, handwoven fabrics, handcrafted jewellery, herbal skincare, organic and chemical-free pet care products, sustainable designer outfits and many more. Every shopper gets an entry ticket into the Mega Giveaway worth QAR2500 of goodies. So the more you shop the more tickets you collect and move closer to the giveaway. By shopping at MyVerduraCare.com Shopping Festival you not only get an entry ticket to our Mega Giveaway but also became part of our eco-warrior family contributing towards protecting our planet by purchasing and using eco-friendly and sustainable products. Your shopping contributions don't stop here and it goes even further by contributing to our social cause of sponsoring the higher education of underprivileged children in India.
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.
Tasweer serves to amplify diverse photographic practices and dialogues with a focus in supporting the personal and professional creative growth of photographers based in Western Asia and North Africa. Participate in the open call for its inaugural Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Project and Single Image Awards now!
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.
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.
Enclosed Realities showcases the artist’s exploration of our perception of reality and its limitations using abstract colours. As a choreographer, Puppin frames the action of colour in a very unique and unexpected way, amplifying or shrinking different aspects of the painting, investigating perception and reality.
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.
A part of the series "Focus: Works from Mathaf Collection", this exhibition showcases works of artists, intellectuals, journalists, and cultural activists who played a major role in the city's cultural scene for more than half a century. It documents the experiences and knowledge of those generations as well as highlights the work of key artists of the past and present, with paintings, photography, video, and installations.
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.
The Food Lab at Al Messila Resort & Spa is for anyone looking for a fun class to learn and share their love for food. It is held at a unique venue, with a minimum of 4 to a maximum of 8 people. Classes can be customised to your needs. Hop on this chance to learn and cook with Michelin-starred celebrity Chef Pino Lavarra.
The different cooking class options are:
Classes start on the 10th of November.
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.
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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