ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT - Cinemas in DOHA
Asian Town Cinema 4
ASIAN Town has emerged as one of the most crowded shopping and leisure hubs in Qatar. With all the shops and cinema theatres being open for a year now, the visitors to the Asian Town also known as the 'Labour City', have seen a three-fold increase, according to sources at Ibin Ajayan Projects which manages the area.
The sources added that on weekends, the Asian Town receives around 100,000 visitors. Besides, the initiatives undertaken by the property developers such as holding monthly medical camps, traditional Asian bazaar and cultural festival on alternative weeks has helped the 'Labour City' to become one of the largest shopping and entertainment destinations in the country.
Speaking to Qatar Tribune, an official of Asian Town said:"These new initiatives by the Ibin Ajayan Projects have attracted a large number of people to the Asian Town.
A cafeteria manager at the cinema hall said that as many as 15,000 to 18,000 people visit during weekends just to watch movies. The cinema buffs largely hail from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.