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Things to do in Doha: 7-13 November, 2021

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What to do this week? Why not check out our exciting list of events for you to do?! Our Things To Do 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.

Until 13 November 2021

Ajyal Film Festival Events 2021

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Image Credit: H.E. Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani Instagram

One of the region’s most anticipated film festivals celebrating creative interaction and promoting cultural understanding through cinema, Ajyal Film Festival 2021 will return back to its original date format. Activities will be delivered in both online and in-person formats. Check them out here!

READ MORE: 6 reasons why you simply can't miss Ajyal 2021!

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Until 23 February 2022

Serenity Wednesdays at Hilton Salwa Beach Resort and Villas

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Image Credit: Hilton Salwa Beach Resort and Villas

Enjoy a relaxing time with your girls at Hilton Salwa Beach Resort and Villas with their Serenity Wednesday Special for Ladies Only! Start off the day with a 1-hour treatment at eforea Spa and enjoy all-day access to the thermal facilities such as the sauna, steam room, rasul treatment room, hydrothermal pool, and an experience shower. Follow this up with a 3 course Italian Meal at Dante Restaurant and enjoy the rest of your afternoon at the South Bay Pool and Beach, lounging in your private cabanas or sunbathing on their 3.5 kms of pristine beachfront. Are you ready?

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    Until 31 March 2022

    Torba Market at Msheireb

    Torba Market at Msheireb
    Image Credit: Farmer's Market

    Love going to farmer's markets and shop for locally produced items, fresh produce, food, etc? Farmer's Market is open in Msheireb every Saturday. Around 20 stalls will be placed along Sikkat Wadi. This is your chance to meet and support your local bakers, makers, brewers and creators.

    Details:

    • Location: Msheireb, Sikkat Wadi
    • Date: 30 October 2021 - 31 March 2022
    • Time: 03:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    • Price: Come and visit - It's free!
    • Website: https://farmersmarket.qa

    7 November 2021

    Block printing on Fabric Workshop at M7

    Block printing on Fabric Workshop at M7
    Image Credit: Qatar Museums

    In this three-hour workshop, you will learn to design and carve blocks that you can use to print on fabric. You will mix your own colors, explore a few surface design basics, experiment first-hand with simple shapes, and learn the difference between a motif and a pattern in a composition. Doesn't this sound fun?

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    Until 11 November 2021

    Hospitality Qatar 2021

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    Image Credit: Hospitality Qatar

    Hospitality Qatar’s 6th edition will bring together HORECA suppliers and hospitality operators and investors with key players and buyers in Qatar. With a keen focus on Hotel Supply and Design, Hotel Franchising and Investment, as well as Food and Beverages, Hospitality Qatar addresses the requirements of the key elements that make up Qatar’s rising hospitality industry. To book your space, click HERE and participate!

    Details:

    Until 12 November 2021

    Geekdom 2021: Geekdom Tournaments

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    Image Credit: Doha Film Institute

    Are you an avid gamer? Then this tournament is for you! Prepare for combat as Geekdom’s Gaming Tournaments are back with another incredible selection of titles for you to compete in. Leave everything on the pitch in FIFA 22, or take it all out on your opponent in Tekken 7—we’ve got something for every gamer!

    Check out the complete list of games and rules for each tournament here.

    Details:

    Until 15 November 2021

    Katara Festival for Artistic Talents

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    Image Credit: Katara Cultural Village

    The Cultural Village Foundation, Katara launches the "Katara Festival for Artistic Talents". This festival aims to discover new talents, encourage talented students, and enhance creativity among students. Will you be attending?

    Contest terms:

    • The competition is open to all students of Qatar schools (primary, preparatory and secondary).
    • Number of artworks allowed to be submitted by each school is 5 artworks.
    • Specifications of the submitted artwork:
      • Paper size: A3
      • Colors: Flowmaster-wood-water-wax- charcoal
      • Subject: Sport
      • Paper Type: Canson
    • Submit a file that includes:
      • School name
      • Student's name
      • The name of the submitted artwork

    Details:

    • Location: Katara Cultural Village
    • Date: 27 October 2021 - 15 November 2021
    • Time: 09:00 am - 02:00 pm
    • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
    • Price: No tickets needed - It's free!
    • Phone: +974 5513 3886
    • Email: [email protected]
    • Website: http://www.katara.net

    Until 13 November 2021

    Ajyal Film Festival Drive-in Cinema 2021

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    Image Credit: Doha Film Institute

    Six all-time favourites will be screened in an eclectic mix of family-friendly superhits and midnight horror classics. There is also a colourful red carpet screening that will make children the stars of the day dressed up as their favourite characters.

    • Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 6.30 PM: Maya the Bee 3: The Golden Orb (Germany, Australia/2021)
    • Thursday, Nov. 11 at 6:30 PM Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (UK, USA/2001)
    • Thursday, Nov. 11 at 11:59 PM Child’s Play (USA/1988)
    • Friday, Nov. 12, at 6.30 One Hundred and One Dalmatians (USA/1961)
    • Friday, Nov. 12, at 11:59 PM The Conjuring (USA/2013)
    • Saturday, Nov. 13 is at 10:00 PM, Annabelle (USA/2014)

    Tickets for the Drive-In Cinema screenings are priced QR 100 to 150 per car and can be purchased at www.dohafilminstitute.com/filmfestival.

    Details:

      Until 18 December 2022

      ‘We Will Not Leave’ Art Exhibition at at Sikkat Wadi Msheireb

      ‘We Will Not Leave’ Art Exhibition at at Sikkat Wadi Msheireb
      Image Credit: Doha Film Institute

      ‘We Will Not Leave’ is inspired by graffiti art. Curated by Sheikh Khalifa Al Thani, the multi-media exhibit presents the works of 27 artists expressing the harsh realities of the Palestinians through powerful brushstrokes and creative modes of modern expression. This public exhibition is happening at Sikkat Wadi Msheireb. Visitors are encouraged to reserve a ticket for entry.

      Details:

      • Location: Sikkat Wadi Msheireb
      • Date: 8 November 2021 - 18 December 2021
      • Time: Sat to Thur: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm, Fri: 02:00 pm to 10:00 pm
      • Ticket Purchase: Online
      • Price: Reserve your ticket - It's free!
      • Website: http://www.dohafilminstitute.com/filmfestival

      Until 27 December 2021

      Artists Gathering Group 2021

      Artists Gathering Group 2021
      Image Credit: Mathaf

      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?

      Details:

      • Location: Mathaf Museum: Arab Museum of Modern Art
      • Date: 11 October 2021 - 27 December 2021
      • Time: 03:00 pm - 08:00 pm
      • Price: Free - It's free!
      • Website: https://www.mathaf.org.qa/en/

      Until 31 March 2022

      Artist designer Virgil Abloh Exhibition at Fire Station

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      Image Credit: Qatar Museums

      Have you heard of the acclaimed American artist and designer Virgil Abloh? Qatar Museums will present a retrospective of the artist at the Garage Gallery at Doha Fire Station. This will be the first museum exhibition of his work to be presented in the Middle East, Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech will be on view until 31 March 2022. With more than 55 works, the exhibition will offer an in-depth look at Abloh's work over the years.

      Details:

      Until 31 March 2022

      Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams Qatar Exhibition at M7

      Christian Dior Designer of Dreams Qatar Exhibition at M7
      Image Credit: Qatar Museums

      Fashion lovers unite! Dior is celebrating its unique heritage with its first exhibition in the Middle East. This is taking place in Qatar, in collaboration with Qatar Museums, the exhibition is titled Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams. It will be presented at M7 at Msheireb Downtown Doha. The exhibition will be adapted specifically for Qatar, with some pieces making their public debut. Will you be attending?

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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!