A new week awaits you with many new and fun events for you to take part in! Our Things To Do article comes out every Sunday at 10:00 am, so do check it out. For more events around you, visit iloveqatar.net/events!
Note: Here are the updates on the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions effective 6 August. Kindly check with the respective event hosts before booking or participating.
As per COVID-19 restrictions set by the government, please make sure to abide by the precautionary measures such as wearing a mask, physical distancing, showing your Ehteraz green status, and frequent hand washing.
Would you like your kids to learn & play football in Qatar? Help them become an ICON - registration is now open for ICON Football Academy! ICON is a QFA approved football academy located in the Middle East International School Abu Hamour. All ICON coaches are from the UK and create a fantastic family atmosphere inside the academy. The training is educational, challenging and focused on adding value to each player. Kids from ages 4-15 are welcome to register. Limited spaces left - contact today to know the schedule and timings!
Are you excited for the Grand Opening of Build Your House Exhibition 2021, which is happening from 20-22 September at QNCC?! The 3-day exhibition aims to help Qatari citizens who wish to build their new homes or renovate their current ones, by rounding up 150 top-tier suppliers and contractors showcasing their products and services under one roof. Register here for FREE.
If you love art, you shouldn't miss this exhibition! Several artists will showcase their work at Katara Cultural Village.
Are you a photographer or do you love photography? The Qatar National Library (QNL) is taking you on a journey through the history of photography in the Middle East. This special lecture will include speakers who are pioneers in the field of Orientalist photographic collection. Seats are limited, hurry up and click here to register!
Looking for things to do in Qatar this weekend? Join MIA for a short course to develop your calligraphy skills. This programme will be most suitable for those who have already done one of their Nasta'liq or other calligraphy courses, as per MIA. Participants must register by email before attending.
This event is a great way to enjoy a relaxing Saturday afternoon in MIA Library colouring interesting Islamic patterns with your family.
Qatar Foundation (QF) is currently looking for volunteers to support the activities they have for the Afghan refugees housed in Qatar. If you wish to do so, please fill out the survey and they will contact you with the proposed slots. Please note you will need to complete a short training to participate.
Let’s show the Afghans that they are welcome here in Qatar and that we care. If you would like to donate the items in the image to help the Qatar Foundation (QF) Donation Drive you can drop it at the location given in the details section.
Do you love kayaking or want to experience it in Qatar? Join Aqua Sports on their kayaking adventure for a relaxing, easy, and educational experience, taking in the greenery and birdlife of the nature reserve at Purple Island.
To book simply visit their booking system mentioned below. Tours timing is subject to booking availability/ weather conditions/ Mangrove tide level.
In celebration of the Qatar-USA Year of Culture, Qatar Museums is calling on artists to create digital artwork that brings the two cultures together. You can create a digital artwork that expresses and is inspired by 20th century American Pop Art and Pop artists, and their culture, while also using Qatari society and culture as an inspiration. Artists must merge these concepts, creating a cultural exchange between American art and Qatari culture. Click here to know how to submit and more.
Katara will hold the "Plastic Seas: Eco-fables on Show" exhibition, in Building 19 by the artists Fatima Mohammed & Elisabetta Farina. This is in cooperation with the Embassy of Italy in Qatar.
"Sketch" exhibition by several artists will open at Katara Building 19. Will you be going to this event?
If your kids love films then be sure to sign them up for the Ajyal Film Festival. The festival lasts for 13 days and you can discover global cultures through the powerful medium of film. Last year, Ajyal welcomed over 400 jurors of 45 nationalities—you can be one of them this year!
Join the Ajyal Film Festival Jury from 7 – 19 November 2021.
As an Ajyal Juror, you will get to:
1. Watch short and feature-length films from all over the world, both online and in the theatre.
2. Vote for your favourite films and choose the Ajyal Competition winners.
3. Meet internationally renowned and thought-provoking guests.
4. Attend online workshops and masterclasses on filmmaking techniques and film language.
There are three Ajyal Competition juries in three age groups. They are:
How to Register
You’re just a few clicks away from joining the Ajyal Jury experience for 2021. The registration is open from 22 August to 24 October, and you must be between the ages of 8 and 25 to enroll. The registration process will require a one-time participation fee to secure your place, as outlined below.
Hello Ladies! Enjoy your summer and stay fit at Oxygen Park, located at Education City! Stay active during Ladies Night where you can run, jog, play a game of football or volleyball, or simply walk with your friends! This is a free event but prior registration via the Education City app is required. Click here to download: Playstore/ iOS.
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