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Posted On: 6 May 2018 12:26 pm
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Things To Do In Doha: May 6 - May 13, 2018

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There's never a shortage of things to do in our awesome city of Doha. And with our bucket list of things to do and our guide to unmissable experiences, there’s no need to spend your free time being bored or sitting at home. Whether you have time free during the week or at the weekends, we will help you explore all the exciting events and activities our capital has to offer!

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

May 6, 2018

Wings for Life App Run

Wings for Life App Run

Ever since the first edition in 2014, there’s never been anything like the Wings for Life World Run. Runners and wheelchair participants across the world all start together and are chased by a moving finish line called the Catcher Car. The initiative aims to raise funds through registration and participation to support research for Spinal Cord Injuries. Join the movement in Doha by downloading the App Run and come run with us for those who can't.

Location: Oxygen Park, Ar-Rayyan, Qatar
Date: May 6
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Registration Donation: QR 35
For more info: Click here

May 6 - June 20, 2018

Meerat Ramadan

Meerat Ramadan

Ramadan is around the corner. Enjoy shopping all what you need for the Holy Ramadan from Meerat Ramadan starting from Sunday, April 6, 2018 at Katara!

Location: Katara
Date: May 6 - June 20
Time: 5:00 pm - 11:55 pm
For more info: Click here

May 7, 2018

Sports Nutrition

Do you know that aside from training, nutrition is the most important influence on sports performance. As part of their Community Outreach Campaigns, Queen Hospital is organizing a SPORTS NUTRITION lecture on 7th May by their Senior Clinical Nutritionist, Dr. Doaa Farid! Certificates will be given to first 10 registrants!

Location: Al Waab, Doha, Qatar
Date: May 7
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
For more info: Click here

Until May 8, 2018

Katara Tech Forum

Katara Tech Forum

Through this forum, Katara aims to captivate energetic youths in order to: develop their skills, spread information technology awareness, and to discuss the latest technological aspects through scheduled conferences, lectures, and seminars that entails rich and varied debates.

Location: Katara Cultural Village Foundation Offices
Date: May 3 - 8
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
For more info: Click here

May 7 - May 10, 2018

Project Qatar 2018

Project Qatar 2018

The Qatar National Vision 2030 and the FIFA World Cup 2022 are major growth drivers for Qatar’s construction industry. The ongoing implementation of major development projects across sectors (building, hospitality, tourism, transportation, infrastructure, etc.) translate Qatar’s vision, as well as the recently-drafted National Development Strategy (NDS) 2017- 2022, aiming at creating conducive conditions for more private public participation.

The Qatari construction sector is the fastest growing construction market in the Gulf region, with USD 26 Billion allocated for major projects and accounting for 47% of Qatar’s total 2017 expenditure. In 2015 alone, 60% of Qatar’s imports was construction-related, amounting to a total of USD 19.7 Billion.

Project Qatar is the country’s only business exhibition specialized in construction and all related industries. After 14 successful editions, the show promises fast market penetration into the country’s lucrative construction market, and the opportunity to generate new business leads with companies of all sizes. Project Qatar 2018, is thus a peerless platform, and participation is essential for everyone aiming at seizing a share of Qatar’s arena of opportunities.

Location: Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC)
Date: 7 May - 10 May
Time: 03:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
For more info: Click here

May 10, 2018

Chamber Music at MIA: Evergreens, Lullabies and Film Music

Are you a music lover? Then good news for you! The Museum of Islamic Art Atrium is organizing their free monthly concerts. No tickets or reservations are required at these concerts. So what are you waiting for?

Location: Museum of Islamic Art Atrium
Date: May 10
Time: 6:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
For more info: Click here

May 11, 2018

Zumba Island Cruise & BBQ

Experience a sunset on a dhow cruise, followed by a swim around Al Safliyah Island and a Zumba activity on board for 40 minutes - a combination of relaxation, workout, fun, music, BBQ dinner and a dhow cruise.

Inclusions: 4 Hours experience, dhow Cruise, life-jackets,toilet, wash facility and shower facility, BBQ and zumba

- Initial dhow cruise 40 minutes, Dhow Harbor to Safliyah Island
- Swimming in the deep sea, with life-jackets; from Dhow boat to safliyah island
- Sunset zumba at Safliyah Island - 40 minutes
- BBQ and music at the Dhow Boat
- BBQ Dinner is inclusive (includes Chicken and Lamb)

Location: Dhow Harbour, Doha, Qatar
Date: May 11
Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Price: Adult -QR 250 per person, Kids - QR 175 (Discounts are available for groups bigger than 10 persons).
For more info: Click here

May 11, 2018

Qatar Foundation Aquathlon Series

Qatar Foundation Aquathlon Series

Continuing from the Qatar Aquathon Series, the last and final race of the Qatar Foundation Aquathlon Series 2017-2018 will take place on the morning of Friday 11th May, starting at 6.30am sharp, since things are starting to heat up now. The venue is QF Education City Recreation Centre.

The schedule for the race will be start with the longer Sprint distance wave at 6.30am to get the 5K runners on the run course first, with the 200m swimmers starting when the 500m swimmers are out of the pool, and the final wave Kids 1 100m going next. Once all the Kids 1 are out of the pool, there will be a short Mini-Kids race for under 7s that are able to swim a 50m length of the pool and followed by a short run. No registration is required for the Mini-Kids Aquathlon.

Chip Timing & TriClub Doha Membership

This event is chip timed using mylaps prochips. Race Entry includes the rental of a chip which can be collected at registration.

TriClub Doha Members are expected to use their own members timing chips to race and are also provided a 30% on race entry fees

Location: QF Recreation Centre Pool
Date: May 11
Time: 6:00 am - 9:00 am
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: - QR 60 - QR 140
For more info: Click here

May 11-12, 2018

Fuel Every Level | SOULFITxWDOHA Staycation

Fuel Every Level | SOULFITxWDOHA Staycation

SOULFIT & W Doha bring you the ultimate women's weekend staycation from 11th - 12th of May.Get ready to discover hoy to refuel yourself at every level, any time.

Fuel your mind, body and life by yoga & meditation, workout, nutrition workshop and much more! Package includes an overnight stay at W Doha.

Location: W Doha Hotel & Residences
Date: May 11 - 12
For more info: Click here

The Filipino Fiesta Show

Until May 12, 2018

Filipion Fiesta

The Mall of Qatar brings you the Filipino Fiesta Show that resonate and delight all its visitors and citizens to its free family entertainment. This new show, under the name of ‘Filipino Fiesta’ takes the stage every day at 6:30pm and 8:30pm from 30th of April to the 12th of May.

Philippines is a land deep in tradition, culture and mystery. An ancient civilization that has evolved and adapted with the ‘winds of change’ to become a cross culture of Art, Music & Dance.

30 performers bring the story of a 1000 years of change! The production includes three separate varieties of dance forms that is traditional folklore to the Filipino people – the Singkil Dance, MassKara Dance & Modern Ati Atihan.

Location: Mall of Qatar
Date: April 30 - May 12
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
For more info: Click here

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!