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Posted On: 13 September 2020 10:00 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:08 pm

Things to do in Doha: September 13 - September 19, 2020

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Looking for something exciting to do in Qatar this week? We're bringing you a list of activities to keep you occupied. Our weekly "Events in Qatar" feature helps you discover popular local events and it comes out every Sunday, so be sure to keep following ILQ for events updates and information by visiting:

Until 19 September 2020

Red Bull Flick Qatar 2020

Red Bull Flick is the first-ever 2v2 CS:GO tournament open to amateurs and professional gamers. In its best-of-five match format, Red Bull Flick is a tournament designed to discover the fastest and most talented CS:GO players in the country. The sign has already started.

  • Sign-up ends: Fri, 18 Sep 2020, 14:55 +03

Red Bull Flick Qatar 2020 qualifiers and national final dates:

  • Qualifier: 18th of September
  • National Final: 19th of September

Register HERE!


15 September 2020

HEC Paris Webinar: Why do managers disregard the signals of an impending crisis?

There is ample evidence that managers and firms fail to anticipate “predictable surprises”, especially when they are unpleasant or when they significantly affect the bottom line of their companies. Based on our published research, the event focuses on the three dimensions that push managers and firms to avoid taking action while recovery windows still exist, at the individual, firm, and industry level and explain how they work to induce errors.


  • Location: Online
  • Date: 15 September 2020
  • Time: 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online registration required
  • Price: Free - It's free!
  • Phone: +974 4454 0161
  • Email: [email protected]

19 September 2020

How to Have an Effective Discussion

In this workshop with trainer Moza Al-Hajri, you'll learn how to participate in discussions on different topics and how to elaborate on your opinions. You will develop your critical thinking abilities and your confidence when talking. Also, you will learn how to manage conflict if it occurs during a discussion. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.


Until 24 September 2020

Virtual Knitting and Crochet Meetup

Join this Virtual Knitting and Crochet Meetup to share experiences, information and more. Show the participants what you’re working on every Thursday in September from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Everyone is welcome, including beginners and those who want to learn. Grab your yarn and needles and let’s chat! The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.


Until 30 September 2020

Scavenger Hunt at Museum of Illusions Doha

    Step into the mysterious world of Museum of Illusions. You might be surprised by what you find! After you tour the Museum, pay attention to the details and answer the questions to win one of the 60+ exciting prizes they have for you. If you answer all questions correctly, you have 100% chances to win a prize. Ready? The Hunt is On!
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    • Date: 6 September - 30 September 2020
    • Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
    • Ticket: Tickets required - Adult (16+ years): 80 QR, Child (3-15 years): 60 QR, Family (2 adults & 2 kids under 15 years): 220 QR, Special Needs: 40 QR
    • Website:

    Until 1 October 2020

    Mangroves Planting and Kayaking by 365 Adventures

    Mangroves are extraordinary trees that grow at the edge of the land and sea. They are one of the most productive ecosystems on Earth that play a vital role in stabilizing coastlines, protecting communities from storms, providing critical habitats for many animals, and storing vast amounts of carbon. Join the event on exciting mangroves planting activity to help our ecosystem along with a kayaking session at the Purple Island – Mangroves Al Thakira.


    Until 25 October 2020

    Short film competition by Sundance TV

    Sundance TV has announced its first-ever Sundance TV Shorts competition in the Middle East and North Africa region, following last year’s successful South Africa edition. This year’s winning entrant and three runners-up will have their films broadcast on Sundance TV later in the year.


    Until 1 November 2020

    Picasso’s Studios at The Fire Station


    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!


    • Location: Fire Station Gallery
    • Date: 1 July 2020 - 1 November 2020
    • Time: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
    • Ticket Purchase: Online
    • 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

    Huguette Caland: Faces and Places

    Featuring a journey through six decades and three continents, "Faces and Places" is Huguette Caland's largest solo museum exhibition to date. Huguette Caland was the daughter of the first president of the Republic of Lebanon. The exhibition features her paintings, drawings, caftans, smocks, and sculptures and evokes Caland's journey through Beirut, Paris, and California, encompassing the "faces and places that inform her rich oeuvre, all while highlighting the predominant theme in her work, the line."


    Until 30 November 2020

    Lived Forward: Art and Culture in Doha from 1960 - 2020

    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.


    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, paleontology, 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 31 December 2020

    The Virtual Exhibition "Heritage" by Katara Cultural Village


    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.


    • Location: The exhibition is virtual.
    • Date: 6 July 2020 - 31 December 2020
    • Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
    • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
    • Price: General entry - It's free!
    • Website:

    Until 10 April 2021

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

    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.


    • 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: