Events this week in Qatar: November 12–18

Events this week in Qatar: November 12–18

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

 

Embark on a week filled with diverse events in Doha! Whether you're a chess enthusiast seeking glory at the QNL Chess Open or passionate about supporting global causes, there's something for everyone. Join the call for solidarity at the "Together Against the War on Gaza" event or gain insights into the Palestinian-Israeli conflict with Dr. Omar Suleiman at the Education City Speaker Series. Delve into the realms of art and identity with "Orientalism Demystified" or explore the influential role of student activism for Palestine.

Additionally, don't miss the emotional Education Above All event supporting Gaza's children and the adrenaline-pumping Qatar Airways Grand Prix of Qatar MotoGP™. For those seeking a more relaxed yet competitive atmosphere, participate in the Fishing Competition at Old Doha Port. Lastly, immerse yourself in the world of music at "The Power of Echo" Workshop. The week promises a blend of intellectual, emotional, and thrilling experiences.

QNL Chess Open

If you love chess and are ready to get competitive, join in on the first QNL Chess Open and compete for ultimate glory and a claim as QNL’s Chess Champion.

Date: November 12 - 14, 2023  

Timings:  4:00 - 8:00 PM 

Location: Qatar National Library 

Access: Free. Registration required. 

 

Call for participation together against the war on Gaza

You're invited to join and engage in the Together Against the War on Gaza event, showing support for Palestinian victims and their cause. 

Date: November 14, 2023  

Timings:  7.00 PM – 9.00 PM 

Location: Katara Amphitheater 

Access: Free

 

Palestine: A Test of Human Conscience

Amid the country’s continuing plight, American Muslim scholar, civil rights leader, writer, and public speaker Dr. Omar Suleiman joins the Education City Speaker Series to explore how the Palestinian-Israeli war illustrates the distinction between those with conscience and those without – and how we can all help the Palestinian people.

Date: November 14, 2023  

Timings:  3.30 PM – 4.30 PM

Location: Al Mayassa Theatre, Qatar National Convention Centre.

Access: Free. Registrations required.

 

Orientalism Demystified: Eastern insights on western myths

“Orientalism Demystified: Eastern Insights on Western Myths” will explore how Orientalist art has shaped Western perceptions of Arab and Asian identities, how 19th-century Orientalist stereotypes are still reflected in modern media and cultural narratives, and how museums should handle Orientalist works in their collections

Date: November 14, 2023 

Timings:  7.00 PM – 8.20 PM

Location: VCUarts Qatar in Education City, Doha

Access: Free. Registrations required.

 

Student activism for Palestine

Learn the power and influence students hold in advocating for Palestine. 

Date: November 14, 2023  

Timings:  7.00 PM – 8.30 PM  

Location: Multaqa Basketball court

Access: Free. Registration required.

 

EDUCATION ABOVE ALL EVENT IN SUPPORT OF CHILDREN OF GAZA

The day promises emotional moments, including two memorial walks at 4 pm and 7 pm, periods of silence, and an art exhibition dedicated to honouring resilient Gaza children. A Roses Memorial will touchingly pay tribute to their strength. The event aims to unite the community in solidarity with Gaza's children, featuring both reflective moments and sports activities organized by Education Above All (EAA) partners to raise support and awareness.

Date: November 17, 2023  

Timings:  01:00 pm - 08:00 pm 

Location: Oxygen Park in Education City QF 

Access: Participation is free. Registration required.

 

Qatar Airways Grand Prix of Qatar MotoGP™

From 17 to 19 November 2023, Qatar will once again host one of the most spectacular events on the MotoGP™ calendar at Lusail International Circuit. Along with the premier MotoGP class, you can also watch exciting races from Moto2 and Moto3, and new events like the heart-pounding half-distance Tissot Sprint Saturday!

Date: November 17 - 19, 2023  

Timings:  3.45 PM onwards 

Location: Lusail International Circuit 

Access: Tickets to be purchased online

 

Fishing Competition at Old Doha Port

Take part in the fishing competition in Old Doha Port from 16-18 November in cooperation with Doha Maritime Sports Club.

Date: November 16 - 18, 2023  

Timings:  05:45 am - 08:45 am 

Location: Old Doha Port 

Access: Registration required - QR 200 QR at Kutiniyat Courtyard No. 13 

 

"The Power of Echo" Workshop

Learn more about tone color, rhythm, and pitch, with the Power of Echo workshop at the Dadu Gardens.

Date: November 14 & 27, 2023  

Timings:  4.30 PM – 6.00 PM  

Location: Dadu Gardens, Children’s Museum of Qatar 

Access: Registration required

 

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