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Posted On: 26 August 2018 12:26 pm
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Things To Do In Doha: August 26 - September 2, 2018

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How to keep yourself occupied in Qatar this week you're wondering? There are comedy series, art exhibitions, sports activities, and much more to explore over the next seven days. So let’s try our awesome recommendations for the best things to do in Doha.

Our listings come out every Sunday, so be sure to keep following ILQ for more events updates and information! And, if you want more, visit

August 27 - 28, 2018

Desi Night

Khizer and Arun will be playing the best of commercial, Bollywood and Bhangra dance LIVE at La Cigale Hotel. Be a part of Oxygen Club & get ready to be part of the most glamorous lifestyle. Ladies will be entertained by complimentary drinks till 11pm. No membership required.

Event Details:

Location: La Cigale Hotel
Date: August 27 - 28
Time: 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Ticket Purchase: At the door By Phone
Price: Gents - QR 100, Ladies - Free
Phone: 55297943

Until August 28, 2018

Colour Bar

‘The Colour Bar’, the first exhibition at Building 19 showcased paintings and art installations of popular anime cartoon characters by six Qatari artists.

Abdulaziz Yousef, Kholoud al-Ali, Aisha al-Khulaify, Mohamed al-Sharif, Fatima al-Nisf and Hamad al-Mataowa, who come from different backgrounds and trends, joined hands to showcase their artistic skills and put up what is described as an impressive show.

A key element of this one-of-its-kind exhibition is it introduces different anime and popular cartoon characters in a unique way.

The Colour Bar is also a visual interpretation to the artists perspective on how they see their daily life. The artists huddle to unify their artistic flair to build up a conclusive coherent exhibition that bridges past with present and future.

Event Details:

Location: Katara Multi Purpose Hall
Date: August 5 - 28
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It's free!

Until August 29, 2018

Aspire Splash & Dash

Aspire Zone Foundation has launched the SPLASH & DASH event aims to support the public during the summer holidays and boasts fun filled activities for everyone which include running and swimming Activities. Further info to follow.

Event Details:

Location: Aspire Dome
Date: 9 July - 29 August
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: Registration Fee (per day) - 35QR Full package (month) - 420QR
Email: [email protected]
To register: Click here

Until August 30, 2018

Ben Ten Live at Doha Festival City

Doha Festival City’s partnership with one of the most popular kids channel Cartoon Network kicks off with Ben 10, the much-adored character, bringing families and loved ones together in celebration this Eid Al Adha. Ben 10 will feature in three live shows daily in addition to an experiential activity zone from the first day of Eid till 30th August.

Ben 10 fans will be able to enjoy the full experience with all the aliens from Heathblast to Four Armswith an allocated space for children’s arts and crafts sessions. Introducing an augmented reality platform, called the Ben 10 Hero Experience AR Pod which will allow them to transform into one of the four signature aliens.

Event details:

Ben 10 Live Stage Shows Live show featuring live and costume characters from Ben 10, centralised around the on-road adventures with the Rust Bucket.
Dates: Eid Day 1 - August 30
Event timings: 4:00pm - 4:20pm, 5:30pm - 5:50pm, 8:30pm - 8:50pm
Location: Centre Court, Ground Floor

Ben 10 Meet & Greet Kids Club members will have an exclusive opportunity to meet and greet their favourite Ben 10 characters on stage after every show.
Dates: Eid Day 1 - August 30
Event Timings: Every day after each show
Location: Centre Court, Ground Floor

Ben10 Activity Zone: Related to the show, the activation will feature interactive games and art and crafts workshops.
Dates: Eid Day 1 - August 30
Event Timings: From 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: Centre Court, First Floor near luxury area

Ben 10 Hero Experience AR Pod: Augmented reality experience allowing kids to be aliens Dates: Eid Day 1 - August 30
Event Timings: Mall Trading hours, 15 - 20 minutes per batch
Location: Centre Court, First Floor near Customer Service desk

Location: Doha Festival City
Date: August 21- 30
Time: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It's free!

August 30, 2018

The hilarity parade

After two successful editions of comedy evenings series, Fraser Suites West Bay Doha & Stand Up Comedy Qatar (SUCQ) bring you the next big hit -The Hilarity Parade! To get access to the event you have to be at least 15 years old as well as have to carry your valid QID and passport. Kids are not permitted to the event.

Event Details:
Location: Fraser Suites West Bay Doha

Date: August 30
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: Platinum - 100 QR

Until August 31, 2018

Back to school campaign

Join the Ministry of Education's back to school campaign at East gate 3 and participate in various interactive activities for kids including face painting, creative workshops and competitions! 23-31 August from 4-10pm!

Event Details:

Location: Mall of Qatar
Date: Until August 31
Time: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It's free!

Which events will you be attending this week? Let us know in the comments below, and don't forget to like and share this article!