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Six interesting events this week (February 5 – February 11, 2017)
By Nabeela.Tariq

I have put together a list of events that you won’t want to miss this week:

1.       Alice in Wonderland Show (January 31 – February 8, 2017)

 

Photo credit: Magical Festival Village

Festival Village returns to Doha, Qatar for the 2nd Season. Our Teatro will showcase international shows with Holographic Display, the first of its kind in Doha. Your children’s favorite character will come to life in a virtual 3D display without the need of special glasses. You and your family will go down the rabbit hole and explore the fantasy world of Wonderland with Alice. Enjoy the Mad tea-party with peculiar creatures and enjoy the Queen’s croquet. Make unforgettable memories with your family and experience moments.

Venue: The Teatro- Magical Festival Village, Katara Beachfront

Date: January 31 – February 8, 2017

Timings: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

 

2.      Magical Festival Village (February 5 – April 30, 2017)

 

Photo credit: Magical Festival Village

It’s fun for the entire family with the Magical Festival Village this year. Be spoilt for choice with an exciting array of pop-up shops ranging from clothing accessories, exquisite art, to artisan chocolate. A winter wonderland awaits with a wide range of family entertainment. Entry is free.

Venue: Katara Beach, South (Opposite St. Regis Doha)

Dates: February 5 – April 30, 2017

Time: Weekdays: 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm; weekends (Thursday, Friday, Saturday): 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm

 

3.      Last Shop Qatar ' A Brand New Tradition: Doha's Very First Shopping Festival (Last three days) (February 5, 2017 – February 7, 2017)

 

Photo credit: Shop Qatar

The Qatar Tourism Authority, in an effort to boost tourist inflow into the country, has announced the launch of a new shopping festival named ‘Shop Qatar.’

The event’s first edition, under the slogan ‘A Brand New Tradition,’ will run from January 7 to February 7 and will offer mega discounts on popular brands, cash prizes of up to QR4m and special offers on flights and hotel bookings.

The event will also boast of entertainment activities including Cats the Broadway musical, live music concerts and 15 stand-up comedy acts.

The festival, which aims to target regional visitors, will offer discounts of up to 50% on a range of consumer goods including clothes, electronics, cosmetics and accessories for men, women and children.

In a move to support local entrepreneurs, Shop Qatar will also feature local products designed by students of Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar and other local designers. They will be on display at a variety of pop-up stores throughout the participating malls.

Venue: Qatar, Ezdan Mall, Hyatt Plaza, Al Khor Mall, Lagoona Mall, Gulf Mall, Landmark, Dar Al Salam Mall, The Gate and The Pearl-Qatar will be a part of the celebrations.

Date: February 5 – February 7, 2017

Timings: 10:00 am – 11: 00 pm

 

4.      Majed Al Mohandes Live in Doha (February 7, 2017)

 

Photo credit: Shop Qatar

Shop Qatar is featuring one of Arab music’s superstar – Majed Al Mohandes – in a concert at its closing ceremony. The Iraqi-Saudi singer whose success has been given the titles of ‘voice of the diamond’ and ‘engineer of the Arab song’ will take center stage at the Mall of Qatar’s Oasis after the final raffle draw.

Venue: Mall of Qatar (Oasis)

Date: February 7, 2017

Timings: 6:30 pm -9:30 pm

 

5.      Doha Film Institute Presents German Film Week! (February 2 – February 10, 2017)

 

In celebration of the Qatar Germany Year of Culture 2017, the Doha Film Institute, the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region, and Qatar Museums are proud to present German Film Week, a curated series of eight Classic and Contemporary German Films Film critic Claus Löser will be on hand to present the films in the program. An addition, Mr. Loser will lead a free masterclass on “German Film History”.

The Murderers Are Among Us (Die Mörder sind unter uns) (February 6, 2017)

 

Wolfgang Staudte / Feature Narrative / Germany / 1946 / 85 min / Black & White / DCP
In German / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Rated 15+: Mature subject matter which may not be suitable for minors. Parental guidance is strongly advised. Individuals under the age of 15 will not be admitted.

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art

Starting time: 8:00 pm (85 minutes)

Fitzcarraldo (February 8, 2017)

 

Werner Herzog / Feature Narrative / Germany, Peru / 1982 / 158 min / Colour / DCP
In German, Italian, Spanish / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Drama, Biography, Adventure
Rated PG-13: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 will not be admitted unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium

Starting time: 8:00 pm (158 minutes)

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed) (February 9, 2017)

 

Lotte Reiniger / Feature Narrative / Germany / 1926 / 81 min / Colour / DVD
In German, No Dialogue / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure
Rated PG-13: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 will not be admitted unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium

Starting time: 8:00 pm (81 minutes)

Hördur (Hördur - Zwischen den Welten) (February 10, 2017)

 

Ekrem Ergün / Feature Narrative / Germany / 2015 / 80 min / Colour / DCP
In German / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Drama, Youth

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium

Starting time: 5:00 pm (80 minutes)

Ticket Price: Free – All screenings and events are free of charge, but a ticket is required for admission.

 Photos credit: Doha Film Institute

 

6.      Dmitri Shostakovich: Leningrad Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 60 (February 11, 2017)

Photo credit: Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra

Date: February 11, 2017

Venue: Katara Opera House

Timings: 7:30 pm

QAR 75-200

Dmitrij Kitajenko, Conductor of Honor

Dmitri Shostakovich: Leningrad Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 60.

Shostakovich’s Leningrad Symphony

 Cover photo credit: Doha Film Institute

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By jasminejasmine• 4 months 2 weeks ago.
jasminejasmine

You have a boss? And a job? I assumed you lived in a cave under a stone. Your attitude to humans in general is disgusting, especially victim blaming of women.

By britexpat• 4 months 2 weeks ago.
britexpat

Nabeela: Please don't post any more such articles, otherwise MM's boss will never go on vacation :O(

By Molten Metal• 4 months 2 weeks ago.
Molten Metal

My boss & his family has cancelled their vacation for the events, actually it is favourite with people who are emotional & loving types ............. .............. .........

By muad-db• 4 months 2 weeks ago.
muad-db

Will try to attend all this week .. So exciting

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