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Posted On: 12 July 2020 12:56 pm
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Things to do at home in Qatar: July 12 - July 18, 2020

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Looking for something to do in Doha? We're bringing you this special edition of Things to Do to keep you occupied over the week ahead. With most of the establishments closed and events postponed or canceled, it would be helpful to still have a semblance of routine, so we're bringing you a list of things you can do at home instead!

Be sure to keep following ILQ for all the updates and information about Qatar and coronavirus (COVID-19) at iloveqatar.net/coronavirus.

14 - 28 July 2020

Train and Challenge with Aspire

Stay fit and safe, adopt a healthy lifestyle during the quarantine. Join Aspire's summer program "Train and Challenge" that focuses on speed, power, endurance, and flexibility. For kids from 5 to 10 years, there will be training videos uploaded on the Aspire's social media accounts, once a week, with easy and fun exercises, kids with the help from the family members will do it and share the video on the Hashtag #AspireKids202.

Details:

Age: Boys/ Girls age 5 - 10 years
Day: every Tuesday during July
Date: 7th July, 14th July, 21st July, 28th July
Time: 6:00pm
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aspirezone/photos/gm.636050537014958/3037834959584848/?type=3

14 July 2020

Virtual#BigBMeetUp- Bastille day special

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This edition of the weekly virtual #bigbmeetup is on Tuesday 14th of July (Bastille Day)in honour France and this is the year of culture Qatar France 2020.

BigB MeetUp is a community initiative founded by Bosco Menezes. The aim of this initiative is to inspire, inform, educate and spread the news of the good deeds individuals and groups of people perform in their everyday lives for the betterment of humankind.

You can attend this virtual meetup on BigBFotografi's Facebook page HERE!

Details

Location: Qatar
Date: 14 July 2020
Time: 08:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: https://www.bigbfotografi.com

15 July 2020

Education City Speaker Series with Layla F. Saad

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For this online edition of the Education City Speaker Series, we welcome Layla F. Saad, author of the New York Times best-selling book "Me and White Supremacy": Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor. In her talk, she will reflect on her own experiences of racism and explain how we can all fulfill a social responsibility to identify and undo racism in our own communities, through our own actions.

The event will be titled “Race and Identity in the 21st Century,” and will be moderated by Dr. Amal Mohammed Al-Malki, Founding Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hamad Bin Khalifa University.

Details:

Location: Qatar
Date: 15 July 2020
Time: 04:00 pm - 05:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: Online registration required - It's free!
Website: www.qf.org.qa/education-city-speaker-series

Until 17 July 2020

Team Qatar Virtual Games 2020

The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), in partnership with Ooredoo (the Platinum Sponsor), Sports Corner (Platinum Sponsor) and ‎Snoonu App (Golden sponsor), is organising the ‘Team Qatar Virtual Games’ for adults and kids for a period of four weeks that include Kids Virtual Run, Virtual Run and old Olympic Photo gallery, Kids Arts and Crafts Competition (Think With Team Qatar) and FIFA online tournament in addition to the ‘Live With Team Qatar’ Program and Kids Virtual Run. For the third week, there will be the ‘Live With Team Qatar’ Program, Kids Cycling Race, Kids Arts and Crafts Competition (Think With Team Qatar) in addition to Virtual Cycling Race.

Hurry up and register to Team Qatar Virtual Games

Details:

Location: This event is virtual
Date: 20 June 2020 - 17 July 2020
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: https://twitter.com/qatar_olympic

30 July 2020

Summer Art and Design Program 2020 at VCUarts Qatar

Summer Art and Design Program 2020 at VCUarts Qatar

The Summer Program 2020 is an intensive three-week online course for high school students, which has an optional one week of portfolio development classes. The program’s curriculum is designed to build the students’ art and design skills and to assist them with developing their portfolios for applying to study at an art and design school. The students are able to design the program based on their interests and needs.

Details:

Location: Qatar
Date: 1 July 2020 - 30 July 2020
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: Online registration required - 3000QR
Email: [email protected]

Until 15 August 2020

Cartoon Drawing Competition by Katara

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Love to draw cartoons? Then it's your chance to participate in Cartoon Drawing Competition by Katara. It's open to all caricaturists from the age of 18 years and above and from any county. The drawings must address the topic (working from home or homeschooling). For more information, click HERE.

Details:

Location: Qatar
Date: 20 June 2020 - 15 August 2020
Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: Send your entry via email - It's free!
Email: [email protected]

Until 31 August 2020

Katara Novel & Fine art competition

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Painting the cover of the Katara Prize for Arabic Novel 2020 publications includes unpublished novels, published novels, and unpublished novels for boys. The winner of the best cover for each novel will receive USD 500, publishing the winning painting on the cover of the novel and mentioning the artist’s name in the publication. To know more, read HERE!

      Details:

      Location: Qatar
      Date: 18 June 2020 - 31 August 2020
      Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
      Ticket Purchase: Online
      Price: Participation via email - It's free!
      Email: [email protected]

      31 August 2020

      Al-Dhad channel competition by Katara Cultural Village

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      Weekly competition for the content of (Al-Dhad channel - Katara) Youtube channel. To participate, subscribe to the channel. The prize for the competition: 1000 USD per week.

      Details:

      Location: Qatar
      Date: 18 June 2020 - 31 August 2020
      Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
      Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
      Price: General entry - It's free!
      Website: https://www.katara.net/whats-o...

      Until 1 November 2020

      Picasso’s Studios at The Fire Station

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      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!

      Details:

      Location: Fire Station Gallery
      Date: 1 July 2020 - 1 November 2020
      Time: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
      Ticket Purchase: Online
      Website: https://visit.qm.org.qa

      Until 31 December 2020

      The Virtual Exhibition "Heritage" by Katara Cultural Village

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      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.

      Details:

      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: www.katara.net

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