This brand new week has many interesting events for you to take part in! 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: Here are the updates on the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions effective 3 October. 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.
Qatar Green Building Council has announced the 6th edition of Qatar Sustainability Week. The week-long National Campaign will take place from 23 – 30 October 2021.
This is a chance for people to take action and come together to create a movement for change. Pledge your action for a better tomorrow.
Watch our video: Find out how to ‘Live Green’ with Qatar Green Building Council
Art lovers unite as this is one of the largest art festivals in Qatar and it will be held at Katara Cultural Village from 24 - 28 October 2021. More than 300 artists from over 65 countries are registered to participate with QIAF 2021. This art extravaganza will have an art exhibition from 10 am to 10 pm every day of the festival that you can check out! Will you be going?
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 – 13 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.
Watch and support our National Team play against Yemen at the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers Group A match on 25 October 2021 at Khalifa International Stadium.
Are you a fan of music? The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra presents an enchanting evening of Mozart and Beethoven. The renowned pianist Sonja Park will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 27, don't miss this chance!
There are 2 sessions at 5 pm and 7:30 pm.
Note: Only fully vaccinated or individuals showing a negative rapid antigen test within 72 hours of the concert will be permitted into the venue.
Don't forget to support our National Team play against Sri Lanka at the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers Group A match on 28 October 2021 at Khalifa International Stadium.
Love films? Join this event and have a great time! The ‘Year of Culture Series’ brings to you the ‘Indie Hits’ program. You will have the opportunity to view five of the most iconic films, dating from 1973 to 2017, and track the progression of indie film over the past five decades.
Museum of Islamic Art Qatar has announced the 1st MIA Lego Challenge. This challenge is open to all ages from all around the world to rebuild the MIA building using Lego. Take a moment to admire the architecture so you will not miss the small details that make MIA special.
Are you up for the challenge? Share your creative works with MIA at #MIALegoChallenge and tag @miaqatar on Instagram. They will repost your work to share it with an audience from all around the world! Let's start building!
Come and join Qatar Foundation for the next Art Trail guided tour and enjoy the Qatar Foundation art collection on display at their Headquarters Building. The tour will be led by QF senior art specialist. Registration is mandatory.
Doha just got more delicious as the month-long celebration of all things culinary is back! This whole month of October, discover a new world of flavours from Qatar’s leading restaurants, hotels, top chefs, and foodie authorities. Guests will experience specially curated menus, exclusive dining and tasting experiences, cooking classes, and much more. Don't miss out on this one-of-its-kind gastronomic feast with friends and family!
Do you want to see your design come to life? As Qatar gears up to host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, Education City invites the football-loving community to submit original football designs that will be on display and sold as part of its fun merchandise. If selected, you will be given credit for your work as your name will be featured on the packaging and promotional materials.
The winner will be awarded three months of membership to access Qatar Foundation’s recreation and sports facilities, plus free registration for one class of their choice. Get the chance to 'meet and greet' a local football player, too!
Learn tips for mixing paint and handling brushes, basic wash techniques, and capturing the effects of light when you join VCUarts Qatar's basic Watercolor Painting workshop. This is an introduction to watercolor painting focusing on the use of the transparent medium to explore both abstract and realistic subjects. Various topics such as negative painting, basic color tips, painting from still life, and using photographs as sources for cityscape and landscape subjects will be covered. Will you be participating?
Join every Monday for the Artist Gathering at Mathaf entrance to meet artists. This is a collaboration workshop with Doha art hub artists. Are you ready for this event?
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