There are many wonderful events lined up for you this week. Which ones will you be taking 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.
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.
Watch our national team’s game against Luxembourg which is scheduled for 7 September 2021 in the European qualifier. Set your clocks - you can watch the game and cheer for the team on beIN SPORTS or Alkass channels!
Did you always want to learn a new language? Explore countries, cultures by learning and speaking a new language at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU).
S’hail is a globally recognized platform from Qatar that is best known for Hunting & Falconry. Their aim is to preserve and promote the art of Hunting & Falconry. Take part in the exhibition, events, activities, and awareness programs. Entry is limited to visitors who have completed the COVID-19 vaccine doses. The age allowed to enter is 12 years and over.
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?!
Studio 5/6 Qatar is having a new camp until 29 September 2021 titled "Build Your Digital Game" for kids aged 7-14. This revolves around sports and making various digital games starting with programming to assembly and operation. Sign up for the different events here.
Mövenpick Hotel Doha has partnered with Qatar Red Crescent for an initiative called 'Kilo of Kindness' in honour of the United Nations International Day of Charity on 5th September 2021.
For the whole month of September (1-30 September 2021), a donation box is available at the hotel's lobby area where guests and visitors can donate items like clothing, non-perishable food items, educational supplies including stationery and books, toys etc which will then be distributed by the Qatar Red Crescent team at the end of the month to local communities in need. Do share and support this cause!
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 here https://paddleq.checkfront.com/reserve/. 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.
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.
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