Weekend Radar (April 18-20)
Watch 30 teams as they participate in a unique fishing and pearl diving competition from Wednesday through Saturday from 10am to 10pm at Katara Beach. Visit the event page on the I LoveQatar website.
Food & Dining:
Visit Al Sanbouk, the latest offering from Souq Waqif’s Al Jasra Boutique Hotel. Seafood galore with a tempting salad bar and decadent desserts will create an unmatched dining experience for you. Visit the restaurant’s webpage on the Al Jasra Boutique Hotel website to learn more about the restaurant.
Enjoy authentic Spanish tapas, paella, gazpacho and other authentic Spanish delicacies at the Intercontinental Doha’s Spanish Food Festival from Wednesday through Saturday beginning at 7pm at the Coral restaurant. The price of QR235 includes a glass of sangria and live Flamenco entertainment. Call 4484 4919 for reservations.
Attend the launch of Qatar’s first Laughter Club that Art of Abundant Living is organizing on Thursday from 10-11am and on Monday from 6-7pm at the Art of Abundant Living Wellbeing Centre. Call 44655397 to RSVP as space is limited.
Help Neenu’s Cakery support Qatar Animal Welfare Society (QAWS) by purchasing her cupcakes until April 30. At QR100 per dozen of cupcakes will go towards preventing QAWS from shutting down. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to place your order. Visit Neenu’s Cakery’s Facebook page to learn more about the initiative.
Art, Culture& Shopping:
View the works of different Qatar-based artists as they display their creations at the Katara Amphitheater from Thursday through Saturday from 10am to 10pm. Email email@example.com to learn more about the event.
Visit the newly-opened Ezdan Mall in Al Gharaffa. Although the mall is partially open, there are some interesting new stores you can visit. Find out more about the mall in our recent JustHere update on the opening of the mall.
Films & Performing Arts:
Watch a number of short and long documentary films at the 9th Al Jazeera International Documentary Festival from Thursday through Sunday at the Doha Sheraton Hotel. Visit the festival’s homepage to learn more.
Katara Cultural Village and the Doha Film Institute (DFI) will continue to run the ‘Arab Voices’ programme featuring contemporary films from leading filmmakers in the MENA region. Two films in particular, Bekas (by Kurdish filmmaker Karzan Kader) and Wadjda (by Saudi filmmaker Haifaa Al Mansour) will be screened between Thursday and Monday. Visit the Bekas webpage and the Wadjda webpage on the DFI website for the schedule of films and to purchase tickets.
Leisure & Relaxation:
Are you a parent? Do you want to get away from all of the noise and stress of being a parent just for a few hours or a day? This JustHere article offers suggestions for a few quick escapes around Qatar.
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