Love eating out, are you an art lover or would you like to learn more about vintage cars? This week is filled with exciting activities in Qatar that you will surely enjoy! 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 first edition of AlSikka ‘Gourmet Street’, at Msheireb Downtown Doha, featuring unique Ice Creams will now reopen again on the 28 October and will go on until 31 October! Come taste your favourite flavour, presented by well-known retail brands & partners, and enjoy music from Music Affairs Center.
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.
An initiative by Qatar Museums, Doha Fire Station, Katara Hospitality, Public Works Authority (Ashghal), Qatari Diar and Coastal Qatar, where everyday functional objects are transformed by local artists into living pieces of art inspired by ‘Qatari Art and Heritage’.
Qatar’s rich culture and varied art forms can now be touched, seen and experienced by the world.
The basic concept of Charity Week is to organize events in institutions and raise funds for the orphans and the needy. With unity as our vision and compassion as our driving force, we work with the volunteers for the orphans and the needy children.
1) The Inter-Uni Event - Open to all public to join.- 29th October - 7:30 PM
Join us for a fun-filled evening; starting off with a must-see auction, a thrilling quiz show as you watch your professors save their institution's honor and finally ending the night with a live stream of the inter-uni gaming tournament finale.
2) Invitation to CW Walk - Open to all Public to Join - 21st Oct - 27th Oct
"From Baghdad to Makkah"! A fundraising campaign where individuals are encouraged to walk as many steps as they can!!
3) Charity Week Campaign in support of EAA - 25th October - 31st October
Throughout the week there will be various fundraising events and initiatives taken by institutions and individuals in support of EAA.
Your artistic mind can rejoice now as Qatar Museums reopened the Fire Station and unveiled the special exhibition Picasso’s Studios in the Garage Gallery. The exhibition features 108 extraordinary artworks by Pablo Picasso selected from the unparalleled collection of the Musée national Picasso in Paris, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, and ceramics. On view through November 1, 2020, the innovative exhibition traces the evolution of Picasso’s epoch-making art by presenting it in eight distinct galleries, representing the series of studios where he worked throughout his career. Read more details HERE!
Explore the works of talented artists, showcasing their art and photograpy as part of “Memories In Print”, curated by Mohammed Ale Madi.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
For the Evening Wear, Ready to Wear, Accessories and Jewelry categories, applicants must be in business for a minimum of two to 10 years.
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.
The Cultural Village Foundation – Katara presents the virtual exhibition "Heritage" by the Qatari Artist Hassan Bu Jassum. Heritage is originality and history, and it has multiple aspects of art and culture. Katara presents the virtual exhibition “Heritage” to document the inveterate patrimony and to revive the past that still exist in the memories, and to retrieve this remembrance through paintings to be a witness of that important part of history.
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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