Weekend Radar (July 25 – 27)
Dining and R&R
St. Regis Remede Spa Package: This Ramadan, try the spa package offered at St. Regis’ Remede Spa. Purchasing one treatment entitles you to one half-price voucher on your next treatment to be used during Ramadan. Call 4446 0300 for more information.
When: Throughout the month of Ramadan; Where: Remede Spa, St. Regis Doha
Ramadan Tents: Have you been to any of the Iftars or Suhours at Ramadan tents around Qatar yet? If not, why not get in the spirit of Ramadan and enjoy the luxurious calm, delectable food and artistically decorated interiors of some of the finest of these? Read JustHere’s compilation of Ramadan tents around Qatar.
Workshops & Exhibitions
Passage of Time Photography Workshop: Amateur and photographers at the Beginners level can explore indoor and outdoor lighting and how it changes over time through this exciting two-session workshop priced at QR100 for both days. Call 4408 0244 for more information.
When: Thursday, July 25 and Wednesday July 31, 2013; 8.30pm to 9.30pm; Where: Katara Art Centre, Building 5
The History of Kufic Calligraphy Workshop: Learn about the oldest form of Arabic calligraphy scripts in this interesting workshop organized by Katara Art Studios for children between 8 and 12 years of age. To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Katara Education team at 4408 0233.
When: Thursday, July 25, 9pm to midnight; Where: Katara Art Studios, Building 19
Money and Letters: Qatari national Hassan Al Nu’aimi owns the largest collection of currency coins and banknotes in the country. His collection, which comprises all kinds of money currencies from various Islamic countries, is currently on display at Katara. This exhibition will run throughout the course of Ramadan and will be curated by the collector himself.
When: July 11 to August 11, 2013, 10am to midnight; Where: Katara, Building 3
History of Qatari Publications Printing: Based on the theme that newspapers are still the oldest means of communication, view the first letter printed in the local newspapers and the different types of printing machines. In addition, also learn how to write great headlines.
When: July 11 to August 11, 10am to midnight; Where: Katara, Building 3
3rd Beach Soccer Championship at Katara: This is the final weekend of the Beach Soccer Championship at Katara Beach. Participate for the chance to win exciting prizes or just for the thrill of the sport. This is open to both adults and children younger than 18 years of age. Adults, click on this event brochure by Katara for more information. More information for beach soccer for kids is available here.
When: July 11 to 28, 2013, after 9pm; Where: Katara Beach
Doha Film Institute presents Bridge Over the River Kwai: Directed by Academy Award Nominee filmmaker, David Lean, Bridge Over the River Kwai won seven Academy Awards in 1958. Watch this award-winning historical adventure drama, which is now being screened in Qatar by Doha Film Institute. Visit the Doha Film Institute website to purchase tickets which are priced at QR35, or QR25 with a valid student ID.
When: Thursday, July 25 and Saturday July 27, 2013, 9pm; Where: Museum of Islamic Arts Auditorium
Want to do some good? Check out JustHere’s list of charity organizations you can give to this Ramadan.
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