Five things to do in Qatar this weekend: January 7-9
Have you made any plans for the weekend? Fret not, if you haven’t yet.
We have assembled a list of events happening this weekend for you to explore.
Make sure to take all necessary precautions outlined by MoPH such as wearing protective masks, downloading the Ehteraz application, and maintaining social distancing while you are outside.
1. Torba Farmers Market
Dates: Every Saturday
Where: Education City
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Entry: Entry is free for all
The Torba Farmers Market is a great place where one can find unique products.
The Torba Farmers Market, located at Qatar Foundation’s Ceremonial Court, brings locally grown food and a wide range of homemade products to the wider community.
Visitors can sample scrumptious and healthy foods and beverages by home-based businesses, up and coming entrepreneurs, and other members of Qatar’s startup community. Visitors can select from a variety of organic vegetables, including quality handicrafts.
2. Marmi Festival 2021
Dates: January 1 to January 30
Where: Mesaieed (Sealine)
One of the largest falconry and hunting festivals in the region, the Marmi Festival is all set to take place from January 1.
Known as the Marmi Festival, the event is aimed at preserving and promoting the sport of falconry, which is held in high regard in Arab culture.
The month-long festival is taking place at Sabkhat Marmi in the Sealine area and brings together a large number of falcon and hunting enthusiasts.
3. ‘Mal Lawal 3 Cars’ Exhibition
Dates: Until August 2021
Where: National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ)
Time: Saturday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Friday from 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm
The classic cars edition, ‘Mal Lawal 3 Cars’ exhibition is underway at the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ).
Mal Lawal is a unique platform that celebrates collecting and bringing together private collectors from Qatar to showcase their collectibles.
The exhibition features a selection of cars from two established local car collectors from December 17 to August 2021. Every three months the displayed cars will be changed.
4. Mahaseel Festival
Dates: Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Location: Katara Cultural Village
Time: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
The Mahaseel Festival, which lets local farmers directly sell their farm produce to people, is taking place at the Katara Cultural Village every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 31, 2021.
Upon arrival, visitors must present their Ehteraz App’s ‘Green’ health code at the entrance. Entry is free of charge.
The popular festival, aimed at supporting and promoting the agricultural and livestock sectors in Qatar, has been a massive hit in the past.
5. The International Handicrafts & Traditional Productions Cultural Market
Dates: November 4, 2020, to February 4, 2021
Where: Building 48, Katara Cultural Village
Time: 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm
The First Edition of the International Handicrafts & Traditional Productions Cultural Market is taking place every Tuesday to Saturday, 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
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