Things to do this weekend (May 18-21, 2017)

 18 May 2017 - 12:18

Things to do this weekend (May 18-21, 2017)

The Peninsula Online

Another exciting weekend is here and there is lots happening in town. Adventurous events, fashion shows, exhibitions and many more. We have listed down a few for you.

International Wedding Exhibition & Fashion Show (IWED) 2017

Known as one of the region's most prominent wedding exhibition, IWED, in its 10th edition, is expected to be a grander event. Thousands of soon-to-be-weds, fashion enthusiasts, business individuals, designers are expected to visit IWED. The venue is generally regarded as one of the most attended events among the numerous wedding exhibitions in the Middle East where best arrangements, offers, ideas and inspirations may be found.

When: May 18 - 22; 12-10pm

Where: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, Doha

Details: Free entry, for more info, click here

DFI Cinema presents MIA Exhibition Series: The Poot


As part of the Museum of Islamic Art’s Imperial Threads: Motifs and Artisans from Turkey, Iran and India exhibition, Doha Film Institute will be screening THE POOT, a documentary on carpet weaving and its significance in Persian culture. Screening is free of charge, but a ticket is required for admission

When: May 18; 7:30pm

Where: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium

Details: For more information, click here

Spiritual Manifesation and Holy Territory Exhibition


Katara presents Spiritual Manifesation and Holy Territory Exhibition by the Artist YU Hanyu

When: May 10 to May 19;10am-10pm

Where: Building 19, Katara

Details: For more information, click here

Meerat Ramadan at Katara


Food and gift items in preparations for Ramadan are being sold at lesser prices at Meerat Ramadan. The market has around 35 local shops offering a wide array of food items that are in large demand during the Holy Month.

When: On till June 27; 5-9pm

Where: Parking Area 04, Katara

For more details, click here

Sunset to night paddling in the mangroves


A relaxing weekend time out at Al Thakhira beach where we take you on a paddling adventure along the mangroves in Qatar during sunset to full darkness

When: May 19; 5pm

Where: Al Thakhira

Details: 200 QR for adult; 120 QR for kids under 12 years; 80 QR for kids under 6 years. Payment is at the venue.

To register, go through the link

Recycled Art Workshop


Katara presents Recycled Art Workshop by Ooh Sinchai. Workshop will be in English. Children below the age of 7 are not allowed.

When: On till May 19; 4-6pm

Where: Katara Art Studio B19

Details: To register and for more information, click here

Karting at Losail Circuit Sports Club


The registration will be done directly at the venue, at the VIP Car Park of the Losail International Circuit.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 take part in the Karting it is compulsory to bring a helmet along for safety reasons, if not available, the circuit can provide you one. The Karting track at Losail International Circuit is open for public.

When: May 18 and May 19,2017

Where: Losail International Circuit, Doha

Details: Tickets can be purchased at the venue ;100QR for every 15 min Karting session. For more information, click here