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Posted On: 10 May 2020 12:30 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:07 pm

Things to do at home in Qatar: May 10 - May 16, 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!

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Until May 13, 2020: Live Online Yoga Sessions

Join every Wednesday in an online yoga session Organized by Qatar Foundation. These sessions will help you maintain calmness through various postures and breathing exercises.

Event Details:

Location: Session is online
Date: April 22–May 13
Time: 16:00 - 16:40

Until May 23, 2020

Katara Ramadan Championship 2020


Participate in Katara Ramadan Championship and win exciting prizes. First place will receive QR 5000, second place QR 3000, and third place QR 2000. The championship started on 6th May 2020 and the registration is open for 256 people. Read more here.

Event Details:

Location: Competition is online.
Date: 6 May 2020 - 23 May 2020
Price: It's free!
Email: [email protected]

May 23, 2020: Spotlight on Qur’anic Verses by Qatar Foundation

Webinars with Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Harami will address different verses of the Holy Qur’an and discuss its connection to our daily lives.

Event Details:

Date: 25 April 2020 - 23 May 2020
Time: 04:30 pm - 05:30 pm
Price: It's free!

Until May 23, 2020: Ilyas and Duck Ramadan Roundup Live Mini-Series by Qatar Foundation

This year, Education City Mosque has partnered up with Ilyas & Duck™ to make it a fun, engaging, and rewarding experience for the whole family! Ilyas and Duck will be live on YouTube and Facebook every day during the month of Ramadan. Their special mini-series will help guide children through their journeys of self-awareness and self-improvement. You and your children will be able to interact directly with these characters on the live show through the comments. To watch, join us any day during Ramadan after Asr prayer, from 4 pm to 4:15 pm, on Facebook.

Here's how it works: Watch the episode, do the challenge, post about it, complete the activity sheet

Event Details:

Location: Discussion is online
Date: 23 April 2020 - 23 May 2020
Time: 04:00 pm - 04:15 pm
Price: It's free!


Free online family workshops by Qatar Children’s Museum

The Qatar Children’s Museum (QCM)by Qatar Museums (QM) hosts daily workshops on its Instagram account (@ChildrensMuseum.QA) that families can participate in using everyday materials found in their homes. The content is suitable for both Arabic and English-speaking audiences which helps to aid families that are sheltering at home during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Event Details:

Price: It's free!
Instagram: @ChildrensMuseum.QA

Until June 16, 2020

OPEN CALL for all artists in Qatar

Let’s turn anxiety, fear, and negativity, but also hope and determination into creativity! Express your experience of COVID-19 through art and get a chance to participate in an exhibition at Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum’s The White Majlis! No matter if painting, photography, film, or installation – we want to see your creativity burst and withstand these uncertain times.

Send the art work's title and description, photo, and its dimensions along with a short bio about yourself to: [email protected] The organizer will contact you if your artwork is selected to be featured in the exhibition!


Email: [email protected]
Date: Until June 16

Until July 1, 2020

Participate in NMoQ's Mascot Design Competition


The National Museum of Qatar opened its doors to the public on 28 March 2019. Since then the museum has welcomed visitors from across the globe. In celebration of the one year anniversary, the museum is hosting an open call to both local and international artists, designers, and creatives to submit a design for our museum mascot.

Event Details

Date: 7 April 2020 - 1 July 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Price: Registration - It's free!

Staying at home doesn't have to be boring! Let us know if you found these activities helpful and don't forget to hit like and share - it keeps us going!

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