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Things to do this weekend in Qatar (Jan 28-30, 2021)

Here is a list of interesting things happening in and around Doha.

Flower Festival

The festival showcases many local nurseries and provides an opportunity for gardening enthusiasts to buy saplings of various flowers.The festival will continue till February 9, 2021 and is open from 9am until 9pm in the western square of Souq Waqif.

DFI - Drive-in cinema Drive-in cinema invites audiences of all ages, featuring a selection of films from Disney classics to contemporary family favourites.

Matilda: Thursday, January 28, 2021, 6:30pm The Breadwinner: Friday, January 29, 2021, 6:30pm Kiki’s Delivery Service: Saturday, January 30, 2021, 6:30pm

Al Khor Carnival The festival entrance to the carnival is free for all and features fun rides, cultural activities, inflatable park and shopping for the entire family, the Al Khor Carnival will have special shows and visual displays. There will be a charge of QR10 for the rides and QR100 for special shows.

When: On going till February 6, 2021 (12pm-10pm) Where: Al Bayt Stadium

Grey times The exhibition is a collective display of the works of artists who took part in Fire Station’s latest Artist in Residence programme, and includes artwork created by alumni and faculty from Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar), a Qatar Foundation partner university. When: Ongoing till July 24 Where: Fire Station’s Garage Gallery.

“Process” exhibition This exhibition showcases varied collections of four diverse visual artists with different backgrounds. When: Ongoing until March 18 (Saturday to Thursday, from 9am to 7pm) Where: Katara Art Centre

International Art Exhibition at Doha Festival City Celebrate international artworks by artists from around the world at International Art Exhibition, representing Qatar, Russia, Denmark and India among others. Where: Ground Floor, Doha Festival City When: On until February 28, 2021

Damascus, Levant Exhibition - Katara In cooperation with the Embassy of Syria in Doha, “Damascus, Levant” Exhibition by The Artist/ Salah Eddin Al Bizri Where: Building 18, Gallery 2 Doha When: On until January 29, 2021; 10am-10pm

Marmi Festival 2021 The festival, organised by Qatar Al Gannas Society, Marmi Festival is considered one of the important features of the original Qatari culture. It presents various aspects of tradition and heritage, and this festival is aimed at reviving them among the new generations. Where: Mesaieed (Sealine) When: On until January 31, 2021; 4pm-8pm

Mal Lawal 3 Cars Classic cars edition is exhibited at Mal Lawal 3, a unique platform that celebrates collecting and bringing together private collectors from Qatar to showcase their collectibles. This time the exhibition has cars from two established local car collectors. When: On until August 1; 9am to 7pm (Friday 1:30pm to 7pm) Where: National Museum of Qatar

Torba Farmers Market The popular market is back at Ceremonial Court in Qatar Foundation with the Covid-19 precautionary measures in place. Offering a wide range of products including freshly-baked goods, fruits, vegetables, homemade preserves, syrups, and handicrafts, the market is a hit among the community. Where: Ceremonial Court in Qatar Foundation. When: Only on Saturdays from 8am to 5pm, until April

Tasty Street Tasty Street Qatar, a drive-thru food festival organised at Katara with over 300 food kiosks. The event will be held until March 2021. Where: Katara Shakespeare Street When: Ongoing until 31 March 2021, (3 pm – Midnight)


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