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Posted On: 26 July 2020 12:10 pm
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Things to do in Doha: July 26 - August 1, 2020

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Looking for something to do in Doha? We're bringing you a list of activities to keep you occupied over the week ahead. Our weekly "Events in Qatar" feature helps you discover popular local events and it comes out every Sunday, so be sure to keep following ILQ for events updates and information! And, if you want more, visit iloveqatar.net/events.

27 July 2020

Webinar on Children with Type 1 Diabetes and COVID-19

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The first Meet Sidra Medicine’s Experts topic “Children with Type 1 Diabetes and COVID-19” will feature advice and guidance from Prof. Goran Petrovski, Senior Attending Physician from Sidra Medicine’s Diabetes Clinic. Prof. Petrovski will discuss diabetes management processes for parents and teenagers, especially during the current pandemic.

It will also highlight the clinic’s use of a new management protocol for children with Type 1 diabetes.

To register for upcoming Meet Sidra Medicine’s Experts webinars please visit the events page on Sidra Medicine’s website here: www.sidra.org/events-calendar.

Details:

Location: Qatar
Date: 27 July 2020
Time: 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: www.sidra.org/events-calendar

Until stocks last

Local Dates Festival 2020 at Al Meera Qatar

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If you are looking to buy local fresh dates, then this festival is for you that kicked off at all Al-Meera branches from July 20, 2020, and will run until the target stock of 300 tons of local dates lasts. Moreover, this year’s festival witnesses the participation of more than 100 local farms and dates producers.

Al Meera branches have allocated special areas to display the local dates across all its branches geared at active promotion of the local products as a top priority. Al Meera constantly seeks to provide its customers with high-quality goods, which now include the complete range of local dates displayed at competitive prices for the entirety of the festival. Don't miss to check it out!

Details:

Location: Available at all branches of Al Meera
Date: 20 July 2020 - until stocks last
Website: www.almeera.com.qa

28 July 2020

Visualizing your Startup Ideas by Startup Grind Doha

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At the Startup Grind Doha masterclass, you can explore the process behind converting initial ideas into tangible and testable artifacts.

You will learn the basics of Adobe XD and create quick prototypes that let you gather feedback and uncover insight into your customers’ wants and needs.

Details:

Location: Qatar
Date: 28 July 2020
Time: 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: Online registration - It's free!
Website: www.startupgrind.com

1 August 2020

Virtual #BigBMeetUp-Celebrity Chef Julia Toon and Rachel Morris

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The upcoming #bigbmeetup will celebrate Foodies with two fantastic personalities of the cuisine scene here in Qatar - Celebrity Chef Julia Toon and the food connoisseur Rachel Morris.

BigB MeetUp is a community initiative founded by Bosco Menezes. The aim of this initiative is to inspire, inform, educate and spread the news of the good deeds individuals and groups of people perform in their everyday lives for the betterment of humankind.

You can attend this virtual meetup on BigBFotografi's Facebook page HERE!

Details:

Location: Qatar
Date: 1 August 2020
Time: 08:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: https://www.bigbfotografi.com

Until 15 August 2020

Cartoon Drawing Competition by Katara

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Love to draw cartoons? Then it's your chance to participate in Cartoon Drawing Competition by Katara. It's open to all caricaturists from the age of 18 years and above and from any county. The drawings must address the topic (working from home or homeschooling). For more information, click HERE.

Details:

Location: Qatar
Date: 20 June 2020 - 15 August 2020
Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: Send your entry via email - It's free!
Email: [email protected]

Until 20 August 2020

Art Exhibition at Al Markhiya Gallery

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Al Markhiya Gallery at the Firestation Doha hosts an art exhibition. Devised to contribute to the development of a new visual movement in Qatar, “2030” seeks to draw talented Qatari artists from multidisciplinary art practices together, engaging them in creative and intellectual encounters focusing on the future of Qatar. Featured in the exhibition are Abeer Al Kuwari, Ahmed Nouh, Mohammed Atiq, Khalifa Al Thani, Hassan Manasrah, Yasser Al Mulla, Nassar Al Attiyah, Mohammed Al Hamadi and Maryam Faraj Al Suwaidi.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to precautions surrounding concerns regarding Covid-19, only 8 people will be allowed in the gallery at a time.

Details:

Location: Al Markhiya Gallery
Date: 14 July 2020 - 20 August 2020
Time: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: At the door
Price: It's free!
Email: [email protected]

Until 31 August 2020

Katara Novel & Fine art competition

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Painting the cover of the Katara Prize for Arabic Novel 2020 publications includes unpublished novels, published novels, and unpublished novels for boys. The winner of the best cover for each novel will receive USD 500, publishing the winning painting on the cover of the novel and mentioning the artist’s name in the publication. To know more, read HERE!

      Details:

      Location: Qatar
      Date: 18 June 2020 - 31 August 2020
      Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
      Ticket Purchase: Online
      Price: Participation via email - It's free!
      Email: [email protected]

      31 August 2020

      Al-Dhad channel competition by Katara Cultural Village

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      Weekly competition for the content of (Al-Dhad channel - Katara) Youtube channel. To participate, subscribe to the channel. The prize for the competition: 1000 USD per week.

      Details:

      Location: Qatar
      Date: 18 June 2020 - 31 August 2020
      Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
      Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
      Price: General entry - It's free!
      Website: https://www.katara.net/whats-o...

      Until 3 September 2020

      Made in Qatar Film submissions now open

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      Made in Qatar section is open to narrative or documentary films of any length. The writer, director or producer must be a Qatari national or other holding a valid residence permit in Qatar; or the majority of the film must be shot in Qatar; or the film’s story must revolve around Qatar.

      Details:

      Location: Qatar
      Date: 19 July 2020 - 3 September 2020
      Time: Ticket Purchase: Online
      Price: Online application - It's free!
      Website: www.dohafilminstitute.com/filmfestival/submit-a-film

      Until 1 November 2020

      Picasso’s Studios at The Fire Station

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      Your artistic mind can rejoice now as Qatar Museums reopened the Fire Station and unveiled the special exhibition Picasso’s Studios in the Garage Gallery. The exhibition features 108 extraordinary artworks by Pablo Picasso selected from the unparalleled collection of the Musée national Picasso in Paris, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and ceramics. On view through November 1, 2020, the innovative exhibition traces the evolution of Picasso’s epoch-making art by presenting it in eight distinct galleries, representing the series of studios where he worked throughout his career. Read more details HERE!

      Details:

      Location: Fire Station Gallery
      Date: 1 July 2020 - 1 November 2020
      Time: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
      Ticket Purchase: Online
      Website: https://visit.qm.org.qa

      Until 31 December 2020

      The Virtual Exhibition "Heritage" by Katara Cultural Village

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      Cultural Village Foundation – Katara presents the virtual exhibition "Heritage" by the Qatari Artist Hassan Bu Jassum. Heritage is originality and history, and it has multiple aspects of art and culture. Katara presents the virtual exhibition “Heritage” to document the inveterate patrimony and to revive the past that still exist in the memories, and to retrieve this remembrance through paintings to be a witness of that important part of history.

      Details:

      Location: The exhibition is virtual.
      Date: 6 July 2020 - 31 December 2020
      Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
      Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
      Price: General entry - It's free!
      Website: www.katara.net

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