Things to do in Qatar this weekend: February 20-22
From the gorgeous garden festival to the wrestling legends, this weekend has got something for everyone. 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. SUPERSLAM II
Dates: February 21, 2020
Where: Lusail Sports Arena
Time: Gates open at 6:00 pm
Entry: Get your tickets online, click here.
Qatar Pro Wrestling (QPW) announces the second edition of SUPERSLAM to be held at Lusail Sports Arena on February 21, 2020.
QPW is bringing wrestling sports fans across the Middle East and North Africa an exclusive show featuring wrestling superstars from the United States of America, France, South Africa, United Kingdom, Canada, Austria, and Mexico are in the line-up.
SUPERSLAM II is organized by Qatar Pro Wrestling in partnership with Doha Festival City, Dusit Doha Hotel and Qatar Living as one of the media partners.
Fans will see the wrestling legends live including eric Bischoff, The Great Khali, Kevin Nash, Mark Henry, and "Road Warrior" Animal together with World Wrestling Entertainment superstars Alberto del Rio, Rob Van Dam, PJ Black, Brian Cage, nZo, Matt Sydal, Rich Swann, Chris Raaber, Alofa, Caprice Coleman, Brian Pillman Jr, Apolo, Carlito, Chris Masters, Matt Cross, Johnny Storm, Jody Fleisch and Mil Muertes.
Audiences who prefer to watch the game live from the comfort of their homes will be able to do so via Fite TV for a subscription fee.
QAR 70 for Bronze
QAR 150 for Silver
QAR 250 for Gold
QAR 500 for Platinum
QAR 1,000 for VVIP
2. Al Wasmi Gardens Festival
Dates: February 18-22, 2020
Where: Katara Hills, Katara Cultural Village
Time: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Entry: Entry is free for all
Adding to the series of fascinating events being held in Qatar since the start of the New Year, another unique festival, Al Wasmi Gardens Festival opened at Katara Cultural Village.
The five-day festival will especially be a treat for nature lovers, as it will feature gardens inspired by various countries across the globe.
Adults and children will be able to participate in the festival’s diverse range of activities and attractions such as treasure hunts, food, and beverage stalls, floral art and craft workshops, and live entertainment, among others.
As visitors make their way through the festival they will come across picturesque views of different gardens including the Tropical Garden, Japanese Garden, and the Indian Garden.
3. 2020 Qatar Cross-Country Rally
Dates: February 22-27, 2020
Where: Starts from Souq Waqif
Time: 7:00 am to 12:30 pm
The FIA Cross-Country Commission has now approved the provisional calendars for the 2020 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies and the Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally (MQCCR) is all set to start the round of the series for the second year.
Organized by the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF), the event will take place on February 22-27.
Car crews will be eligible for 600 litres of petrol, free WiFi, preparation and warehousing facilities, electricity within the service park at the Losail Sports Arena, a car washing area, free drinking water, a sleeping area and a range of entertainment activities.
Competitors will also be offered prizes in various categories, a night’s hotel accommodation, complimentary food in the bivouac restaurant, free visas (where applicable) and access to HD television footage from QMMF TV.
Regulations and entry forms are available on www.qatarcrosscountry.com and www.qmmf.com.
Qatar Living is proud to be the social media partner this year.
4. 2020 Grand Prix – Test and Race
Dates: February 22-24, 2020
Where: Losail International Circuit
Entry: Book your tickets online on www.circuitlosail.com
2020 Grand Prix is set to take place from March 6-8, 2020 at the brilliant Losail International Circuit, which is located on the outskirts of Doha, Qatar.
The Losail International Circuit has hosted Qatar's MotoGP since 2004. Built-in just under a year, the circuit has been a regular venue of the MotoGP calendar ever since.
You can watch the races with friends or family in an open-air setting where you will be surrounded by the uproar of larger crowds.
This year, you can also enjoy a glimpse of the race up-close during MotoGP tests! Free entrance for all spectators to the grandstand. If you show your ticket for the 2020 Grand Prix, you can enter the paddock during the test.
MotoGP Test: February 22-24
Moto 2/ Moto 3 Test: February 28-29, and March 1
Don’t forget to show your MotoGP ticket and get complimentary access to Superbike World Championship taking place on March 13-15, 2020.
5. Qatar Total Open 2020
Dates: February 23-29, 2020
Where: Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex
Entry: Get your tickets online, click here.
World No. 1 and 2019 French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is topping the star-studded list of players, comprising four former champions, lined up for the Qatar Total Open 2020 to be held from February 23 to 29 at the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex in Doha.
This year’s event, the 18th edition, is featuring eight of the world’s top-ten players including 2017 champion and World No. 2 Karolina Pliskova and 2014 champion and World No. 4 Simona Halep.
Also on the list are 2019 Wimbledon semi-finalist and World No.5 Elina Svitolina, World No. 6 and 2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu, World No. 7 Belinda Bencic, 2018 champion and World No. 8 Petra Kvitova and Kiki Bertens, the World No. 10.
In all, a total of 64 players, including four qualifiers, will feature in the singles event of the WTA Premier 5 tournament while 32 teams will slug it out in the doubles.
6. “Art Space” Arts and Crafts Kids workshop
Dates: Until February 20
Where: Katara Art Lab, Building 18, Gallery 1, Katara Cultural Village
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Entry: QAR 1300
Cultural Village Foundation – Katara presents the “Art Space” Arts and Crafts Kids workshop for children aged between 4-10 years old.
The workshop will be conducted in English. For registration, call on +974 50111751 or +974 50111752.
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