Things to do this weekend (May11-13, 2017)

 11 May 2017 - 11:44

Things to do this weekend (May11-13, 2017)

The Peninsula Online

Another exciting weekend is here and there is lots happening in town. Music, adventure events and art- we have listed down some of them for you.

A Window on Contemporary Arab Cinema

DFI Cinema presents A Window on Contemporary Arab Cinema, a series that focuses on emerging talent from the Middle East and features the Qatar premieres of four ground-breaking works by young artists, alongside a compilation of short films from across the region. Tonight Degrade will be screened and two movies – The Dark Wind and Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim scheduled to be screened tomorrow.   

When: May 11-12; 8pm

Where: Katara Drama Theatre

Ticket: QR75, Click here to check out the schedule and to buy tickets


Karting at Losail Circuit Sports Club

The Karting track at Losail International Circuit is open for public. The minimum age is 15 years old and any participant under the age of 18 needs permission signed by a legal guardian for the karting activity.

To go karting, you require a helmet along for safety reasons, if not available, you can rent one at the circuit.

When: May 11 and May 12; 5pm to 10pm

Where:  Losail Circuit Sports Club

Tickets: Qr100 for a 15-minute session, click here for details


Kayaking in the mangroves

Discover Arabia is organizing an exciting Kayaking event in the mangroves of Al Thakhira to explore one of the unique natural beauty in Qatar under sunset followed by a full moon!

When: May 12, 5pm

Where: Al Thakira

Tickets: QR250; For more details, click here


Beads and mosaic art exhibition

An exhibition of art pieces made from beads, coffee powder, paper clippings, wax and embroidery besides traditional oil paint-based art is currently held in Katara. The exhibition is free for everyone.

When: May 2-17; 10am - 10pm

Where: Building No 22, Katara

Tickets: For more details, click here


Meerat Ramadan at Katara

​Katara invites everyone to purchase goods for the Holy month of Ramadan at Meerat Ramadan

When: May 11-June 29, 4pm - 9pm

Where: Katara

Details: For more details, click here


Digital photography Level 1

This 8-hour course is aimed at beginners with little to no experience with camera settings and photo composition.

When: May 13, 10am

Where: Pearl Island

Tickets: QR1,200; for more details, click here


Recycled Art Workshop

Katara presents Recycled Art Workshop by Ooh Sinchai. Workshop will be in English, only 15 seats available. Children below the age of seven is not allowed.

When: May 4-19; 4pm-6pm

Where: Katara Art Studio B19

Tickets: QR 50; Click here to register


The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra

They will be perform Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony and the performance will be led by guest conductor Dmitrij Kitajenko.

When: May 13; 5:30pm

Where: Katara Opera House

Tickets: QR75 to QR200 per person. For more details and to purchase tickets, click here