WATCH: Things you can do in Qatar from the comfort of your home
Staying home may be a bit of a challenge for some, especially for those who are fond of being out and about. However, knowing how significant your actions can be in current times, it is highly important to avoid going outside (unless needed).
As you support the country's efforts in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and stay home, you can utilize your time in several other activities.
We have listed down our top five favorites to help you decide on how to get the best out of social distancing.
Creative Writing for Adults
Date: June 2
Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Join virtual creative writing workshops via Microsoft Teams, organized by Qatar National Library to have some fun with a range of writing tasks and prompts.
You will get support as you write and the chance to meet other writers.
Date: June 3
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Playing chess is a wonderful way to improve focus and unleash creativity skills. Chess improves memory, problem-solving, and IQ. Mark your calendar, join Chess.com to learn the basics, make some new friends, and enjoy a little bit of competition.
Here is a great opportunity for artists to showcase their creative skills!
Qatar Museums is calling out on the artists to create a masterpiece of one of Qatar Museum’s iconic buildings or a public art piece from the memory lane.
The pictures should be shared with the hashtag #SketchatQM to get featured on Qatar Museum’s Instagram handle.
3rd Anniversary of Blockade
On Friday, June 5, 2020, Qatar will mark the 3rd-anniversary of the blockade.
In line with the upcoming anniversary of the blockade, Qatar Museums (QM) and the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) have invited members of the public to share images and videos highlighting their perspective of the blockade. All citizens and residents of Qatar are welcome to contribute.
QM curators will review the submissions from the public and the chosen entries will be displayed as part of live installations across the country on the evening of June 5.
The façade of the National Museum of Qatar and the arches at the 5/6 Interchange on the Lusail Expressway will light up with video and image submissions from the public.
For all individuals who would like to showcase their perspective about the blockade, QM encourages the entries are sent before June 1, 2020.
Works received after June 1 will be added to NMoQ’s growing digital archive.
In addition to images and videos, individuals can also submit audio and text materials. These will be added to NMoQ’s digital archive as well.
For those interested in watching the projections of public work on NMoQ and the arches of Interchange 5/6, these will be covered on QM’s and Ashghal’s social media channels.
The Virtual Exhibition "Al Taybeen"
Date: May 14, 2020, to December 31, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Cultural Village Foundation - Katara presents the first virtual exhibition “The Good Ones” by the Qatari Artist Ali Dasmal AL Kuwari.
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