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Posted On: 2 May 2021 10:00 am
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Things to do in Doha: 2 May - 8 May, 2021

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Are you looking forward to events this new week? We have put together a list of online events for you! Our list this week highlights some exciting offline activities. Our listing comes out every Sunday at 10:00 am, so do check it out. For more events around you, visit iloveqatar.net/events!

Note: Effective from 9 April 2021, until further notice, Qatar announced stricter COVID-19 restrictions amid rising cases, 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.

Until 2 May 2021

MENA International E-football Championship Qualifiers

MENA International E-football Championship Qualifiers
Image Credit: QFA

Qatar's national e-football team players - Ahmed al-Megghesib and Jassim Al-Eid - are participating in the qualifiers for the International Electronic Football Championship for the Middle East and Africa (PlayStation and Xbox). It kicked off on Friday 30 April at 3 pm and will run until Sunday 2 May.

This is the first time that the Qatar Football Association (QFA) has participated in this tournament, and the national team is seeking to make a mark in the world of e-sports through these qualifiers. Qatar will face India today in the finals of the FIFAe Nations Online Qualifiers. Watch it live here: youtu.be/Vub5ympRRZ0

Details:

  • Location: Online
  • Date: 30 April 2021 - 2 May 2021
  • Time: 01:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed Online
  • Price: Free - It's free!
  • Website: https://www.facebook.com/QFA

5 May 2021

The Encyclopedia of Islamic History

The Encyclopedia of Islamic History
Image Credit: MIA

The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) will host The Arab Book Club - "How to Read Islamic Calligraphy" by Mustafa Badr. Are you excited to learn more?

Details:

  • Location: This event will be held via Zoom.
  • Date: 5 May 2021
  • Time: 01:30 pm - 02:00 pm
  • Email: [email protected]

8 May 2021

Programming Artificial Intelligence for Children

Programming Artificial Intelligence for Children
Image Credit: QNL

In this event, Marwen Hjiri, an AI specialist and scholar, will guide your child through a step-by-step workshop to learn the basics of programming for artificial intelligence in a fun, interactive way using graphical tools. Register today!

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Until 11 May 2021

Al-Saa’im Al-Sagheer 2021

Al-Saa’im Al-Sagheer 2021
Image Credit: Qatar Foundation

This event which is organized by the Education City Mosque aims to educate children about the importance of the Holy Month. The daily Ramadan Roundup with Ilyas and Duck animated mini-series will guide children along a path of self-awareness and self-improvement during Ramadan.

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Until 12 May 2021

Chefs of Qatar Virtual Food Festival

Chefs of Qatar Virtual Food Festival
Image Credit: QNTC

This exciting initiative features the masterminds behind Qatar’s best restaurants and the top chefs sharing their stories and signature dishes to bring flavours of the world to your doorstep. Travel the world from the comfort of your home and order exclusive 3-course meals made by the best chefs out there!

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Until 16 May 2021

Drawing contest for kids and adults

Drawing contest for kids and adults
Image Credit: Kahramaa

This is a great contest to show your drawing skills and get gratified from Kahramaa Tarsheed Qatar! The winners will be announced on 16th May 2021. Click here to participate!

Details:

  • Location: This event is online.
  • Date: 27 April 2021 - 16 May 2021
  • Time: All Day

Ongoing

Virtual #BigBMeetUp

#bigbmeetup
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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 that individuals and groups of people perform in their everyday lives. Tune in to the weekly virtual #BigBMeetUp every Saturday, 08:00 pm on YouTube/Facebook Live and participate!

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    Which of these will you be definitely doing this week? Do let us know in the comments section below! Do share this article - it keeps us going!