Things to do in Qatar this weekend: February 13-15

Things to do in Qatar this weekend: February 13-15

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Get ready for the exciting weekend filled with events. To help you decide on how to get the best out of this weekend, we have singled out our top 6 favorites!

Get the best of this weekend at the following events:

1. The 4th Cultural Diversity Festival


Dates: February 13-14, 2020

Where: Amphitheater, Katara Cultural Village

Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Entry: Entry is free for all

Cultural Village Foundation – Katara presents the 4th Cultural Diversity Festival on February 13-14.

The festival will showcase Lithuanian cultural performances including folkloric shows from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the amphitheater.

Learn more about Lithuanian culture and enjoy the evening with family and friends this weekend.

2. Concert by Alessandro Martire


Dates:  February 14, 2020

Where: Opera House, Katara Cultural Village

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Cultural Village Foundation – Katara in cooperation with the Embassy of Italy presents a concert by the Italian pianist and composer, Alessandro Martire on February 14 from 7:00 pm onwards at the Opera House.

3. Mahaseel Festival 2020


Dates: Every Friday and Saturday until March 31, 2020

Where: Katara Cultural Village

Time: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Entry: Entry is free for all

The Mahaseel Festival, which lets local farmers directly sell their farm produce to people, is taking place at the Katara Cultural Village.

The popular festival, aimed at supporting and promoting the agricultural and livestock sectors in Qatar, has been a massive hit in the past.

The market features Qatari farms selling various types of fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers and ornamental plants and local companies offering food products related to livestock, in addition to natural honey and the best varieties of local dates produced by Qatari farms.

Around 22 local farms, flower nurseries and six national companies for dairies and meat products will be participating in the Festival this year.

The festival will also offer several entertainment and awareness activities for children and adults to enhance their experience.

4. Arab Music Workshop


Dates: February 13, 2020

Where: Qatar National Library

Time: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Entry: Click here to register 

If you are interested in exploring the Kaman (Arab violin), then this event is just for you!

The Library is partnering with the Qatar Music Academy (QMA) for a series of workshops on three different Arabic instruments in January and February 2020.

In this session, a professional teacher of QMA will introduce you to the Kaman and you will get to hold and play it and learn about its parts and sound production.

No previous knowledge is required, and the instruments will be provided.

5. Friday Brunch at The Curry House


Dates:  February 7, 2020

Where: Intercontinental Doha - The City

Entry: For reservation, call on 3114 6455

Weekends just got a lot more exciting at The Curry House!

Join The Curry House for their Friday brunch on February 7 and February 14 Feb for their special unlimited A La Carte menu and enjoy entertainment with X Factor UK finalist, Garry Greig. Booking is essential!

Prices start from QAR 290 per person.

6. MIA Park Bazaar


Dates: January 3 - April 25, 2020 (Friday and Saturday)

Where: Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park

Time: Fridays (2:00 pm – 8:00 pm) and Saturdays (12:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

Entry: Entry is free for all

This year’s Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park Bazaar, a seasonal weekend market, is proving popular since it opened to the public last weekend. For home-based business owners especially, it has proven to be an opportunity to boost trade and increase exposure.

MIA Bazaar has got a vibrant mix of 120 stalls and new ones will constantly pop up. MIA Park Bazaar is a modern version of the old souq tradition.

The stalls are offering a wide range of gastronomies from all over the world.

You can also browse and grab handcrafted artifacts, accessories, canvases, fashion wears, designer ornaments. If you’re looking for significant or customized presents for your precious ones, the bazaar offers a huge range of products for all the age groups.

Enjoy some Karak with a dramatic view of the Doha skyline and cherish some quality time with your family or friends as the mercury drops!


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