Things to do this weekend in Qatar (Dec 5-7, 2019)

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A glitzy and glam filled December awaits the residents of Qatar. The entire month is filled with world famous artists performing live, Flower Festival, Hot Air Balloon Festival, many exhibitions and much more….

Check out our list of best and interesting events happening in and around the country.

Yara & Ibrahim Dashti live in Qatar

As part of the Qatar Live festival, popular Arab musicians Yara and Ibrahim Dashti will perform live on December 4. Tickets are priced at QR 395 and QR 595 and are available on Virgin Tickets.

A note of caution before you book the tickets - all music shows restrict entry to kids below the age of 10. Doors for the concert open at 7 pm.

Where: Amphitheatre, Katara Cultural Village

When: December 4 (8pm - 12am)

For more info, click here



9th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival

The ninth edition of the annual Katara Traditional Dhow Festival has kicked off with the participation of 11 countries offering diverse activities lined up for the next 13 days.

Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Iraq, Turkey, India, Greece, Italy, Spain, Iran, and Zanzibar are taking part in the festival which celebrates maritime heritage through a variety of artistic and cultural events, competitions and shows.

Apart from the unique display of traditional dhows the festival will also feature an array of food options available in restaurants and cafes spread along the beach, workshops for the manufacture of heritage vessels and traditional boats, and a handicraft market with skilled craftsmen who will demonstrate how to make various products related to maritime and folk industries such as sail, fishing nets, rope and mats.

Visitors to the festival will find everything that fishermen and divers need. In addition, there will be a fish market which will showcase all kinds of fresh fish abundant in Qatar.

Where: Katara

When: Ongoing till December 16

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Maz Jobrani (Comedy Show)

Maz Jobrani is an Iranian-American comedian and actor who is part of the Axis of Evil comedy group. The group appeared on a comedy special on Comedy Central. Jobrani has also appeared in numerous films, television shows, including Better Off Ted, on radio, and in comedy clubs. His filmography includes roles in The Interpreter, Friday After Next, Dragonfly, and Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero. He appeared as a regular character on the 2017 CBS sitcom Superior Donuts. He is also currently a board member of the National Iranian American Council.

When : 7th December, 8 PM - 9.30 PM

Where : Great Room at W Doha Hotel

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Villa 24

Theatrical social comedy (family going through a financial crisis decides to rent the villa allocated to the son who will marry soon and the presence of other parties to own the villa for its strategic location
For 22nd, 28th November and 7th December gates will be open at 4:00 PM rest all days gates will be open at 7:00 PM
When : 7th December, 8 PM -10.30 PM
Where: Qatar National Theatre
For more info Click here

MRS. IWA 2019
MRS. IWA 2019 is an event organized by IWA Qatar, to provide a platform to married Indian Women to showcase their talent in different fields. This is the 2nd year and the response is really commendable.
- Tickets are Not available at the Door
- Age Restrictions: 18 yrs. and above (bachelors are not allowed)
When : 7th December, 6 PM-10.30 PM
Where :   Grand Hyatt Hotel
For more info Click here
Baubles And Blu
Doha Singers Community Choir presents ‘Bauble and Blu’ a seasonal concert.
There is a Matinee concert Starting at 3:30 pm and Evening Concert at 7pm.
Other Ticket Details:
There are separate tickets for the matinee show and the evening show. There will be a total of 250 tickets available through Q-Tickets for both shows.
When:  6th December, 3.30 PM - 5.30 PM
Where:   The Ball Room, Radisson Blu Hotel, Salwa Road, Doha
For more info click here

Flower Festival 2019 at Souq Waqif

The second Flowers Festival include 21 local farms and nurseries. There are various types of flowers, seedlings, trees and other related supplies available for sale at the festival.

Where: Souq Waqif

When: Ongoing till December 10 (Weekdays: 9am – 9pm & Friday: 9am - 10pm)

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24th Arabian Gulf Cup Live

Visitors and shoppers of the mall will get a chance to see the football matches of the Gulf Cup live.

Where: Lagoona Mall

When: Ongoing till December 8


Hot Air Balloon Festival 2019 in Qatar

Qatar’s first ever Hot Air Balloon Festival will begin on Saturday and will have 33 hot air balloons from 13 countries.

Teams from the UK, Germany, Lithuania, USA, Italy, Croatia, Portugal, Ireland, France, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands and Qatar will be taking part in the 12-day event of majestic sights combined with live music, kids entertainment and culinary offerings.

The event will start with Tethered Flights from 2pm until sunset in which the balloons are inflated and tied to anchor points in the arena and flown up to 20 meters high, to be followed by the official launch. This will be followed by the Night Glow in which balloons are inflated and the flames in the balloons are in sync with music.

Entry to the festival is free to the public.

Where:  Aspire Park

When: December 7 – 18 (2pm – 8:30pm)

For more info, click here