Shopping malls, The Pearl-Qatar and Galleries Lafayette host the final leg of events and festivities besides unbeatable shopping discounts and prizes
Promising three weeks of nonstop entertainment and colourful fashion events, the fourth edition of Shop Qatar is now in its third and final week, with a colourful schedule of events taking place in 12 malls and shopping areas spread across the country.
Special Chinese New Year celebrations are part of this year’s program with numerous family entertainment activities being staged at all participating malls. These include calligraphy and art classes as well as cultural dragon parades and live performances by Chinese drummers.
A host of designers and brands continue to showcase their latest bridal, couture and prêt-à-porter collections in fashion shows at Al Hazm, including an exclusive show by renowned Chinese designer Lan Yu on 29 January. Famous American makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic is also coming to Qatar for the first time to conduct a 5-hour masterclass on 31 January.
The final week’s musical performances include a concert on 30 January by renowned Pakistani band Junoon who are reuniting after 17 years for a memorable concert in Doha. A Latin band will perform live in City Centre on 31 January while solo musicians will entertain audiences in Hyatt Plaza on the same day. A local celebrity singer will also perform live at Mall of Qatar on 31 January, following the final raffle draw ceremony.
Last chance to win:
Visitors and residents have one more chance to win by shopping or dining at any of the festival’s 12 retail partners. For every QAR 200 spent at any participating retailer or restaurant, shoppers can enter a weekly raffle draw for a chance to win 12 cash prizes worth QAR 330,000, or two cars including a Mini Cooper Hatchback and a BMW 730 Li.