Souq Waqif Spring Festival (January 20 – February 2, 2017)



Enjoy live performances of traditional songs and dances by Qatar, Jordan, Saudi Arabia entertainment groups.

Several cultural performances and shows will happen on stage throughout the 15-day festival, at different parts of Souq Waqif. Several popular Arab singers and artists will perform at a dedicated stage.

The popular dolphin show is back at the Souq Waqif’s amusement park (Al Ahmed Square). Shows will be on from 4pm to 5pm and 7pm to 8pm.

Al Ahmed Square will host eight games for children (4 to 10.30pm) as well as amusement rides like Crazy Frog, Ranger, Caterpillar, Crazy Fire, and Extreme Swing.

The Blue Drummers, Alien Percussion, Toy Soldier, Rainbow Parade, Orange Drummers, and Venice Group are some of the other shows that are being planned.

Abdul Aziz Nasser Theatre (Mirqab Hotel) will host a separate ‘Kids Show’ daily at 7.30pm from Friday to February 2 while Majlis Al Damah features a ‘Spring Championship Damh for professionals and amateurs.

Art lovers and artists can take part in activities at the Souq Waqif Art Centre from 4 to 10.30pm.

Photo credit: Gulf Times