Which of these events are you looking forward to taking part in this week? 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.
FES EcoKids Online is an international weekly virtual session for children during the summer. Different topics relating to sustainability will be held during the sessions at 6 pm on Sundays. Please note that they will send you a ZOOM joining link to your email address on the same day of the session.
Want to accelerate your career path? HEC Paris in Qatar will be hosting an online information session to provide you an opportunity to learn more about how you can accelerate your career path by learning about their International Executive MBA ranked #3 by the Financial Times in 2020 and ranked #1 by QS World University Rankings in 2021. You will also learn about their Specialized Master's Degree in Strategic Business Unit Management (SBUM). Register HERE! Please note that upon registration, you will receive an email with a link to the online information session.
Do you know all about Dugongs in Qatar and other fun facts? The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) in collaboration with ExxonMobil Research Qatar (EMRQ) is currently running an exhibition on Dugongs. This exhibition introduces these amazing creatures and their habitat through fun facts and interactive exhibits. You will also get to learn about the important work of scientists studying Dugongs in Qatar and how we can protect them and their environment through both science and everyday actions. Check out why you shouldn't miss NMoQ's Dugong exhibition!
This event is an open call to all American nationals who are currently living in Qatar or have recently visited the country, to submit their own photographs along the theme: QATARI LANDSCAPE AND ENVIRONMENTALISM. The aim of this exhibition is to focus on the changing Qatari landscape, wildlife, and the initiatives that are in place to convert this.
Participants must submit their own photographs taken in Qatar. Click here for more information.
Things to know:
This is an exciting event to take part in! Qatar Museums Public Art Student Open Call invites students to propose a public artwork to be created with recycled materials to bring more awareness to Qatar Museum’s ‘no waste’ policy for a temporary installation to be displayed in public spaces. Up to five winning proposals will be chosen, and the selected students will be granted up to QR 25,000 to realize their concept by December 2021. For more information click here.
If you are into art, you will surely enjoy the "Mazeej" exhibition at the Fire Station: Artists' Residence, which blends different forms of art. This is happening at Gallery 4 at Doha Fire Station. Will you be going?!
Enjoy water sports with your family and friends at Katara Beach until 15 September 2021. What are some of your favourite water sports to do in Qatar?
If you love museums and exhibitions, you're going to love this one too! Mal Lawal, in this edition, features 26 collectors and a variety of objects, including manuscripts, weapons, maps, coins, heritage items, jewellery, clothing, vintage cars, and more. Are you excited?
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.
Love looking at art and works of artists? In this virtual exhibition, hosted by Katara Cultural Village, get to view the works of various artists under the title - 'Women of the pandemic'. This is a collaboration between female Qatari and American artists.
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