Events This Week In Qatar November 5 -11

Events This Week In Qatar November 5 -11

QL Events
By QL Events

Its an interesting week in Qatar with some fun sporting action and family bonding events. Enjoy Qatar’s young talent compete with each other on the tennis court or join in on the action at an MTB and trail race. Or spend quality time with your children educating them on the importance of shutting down gadgets and exploring the world of books and stories.

Read on to find out more about this week’s line up of fun events in Qatar from November 5-11, 2023.

4th QTF Junior Open Tournament

Watch young boys and girls in Qatar battle it out at the Qatar Tennis Federation Junior Open Tournament this week. Competitions are held for different junior age categories like Under 10, Under 14, Under 18 etc. Check the schedule for more details on the competitors and timings.

Date: November 6 - 11, 2023

Timings: 5 pm onwards

Location: Khalifa International Tennis Complex

Access: Free


Simsimah XC Challenge 2023

Qatar Cyclists presents the Simsimah XC Challenge 2023. The event comprise of MTB and  trail running races ranging from 800M to 20K.  All events will be run on accurately measured short courses and will be restricted to a maximum of 400 participants. The trail running is open in three categories, Adults (age 17+), Juniors (age 7-16), and Mini Kids (age 3-6). The MTB race is open to  Adults (age 17+), Juniors (age 10-16).

Date: November 10, 2023

Timings:  6:30 am – 8 am

Location: Doha Festival City

Access: Tickets are available at Q-Tickets from QAR 70.


Wikipedia Editing Rules Workshop

Want to know more about how to edit pages on Wikipedia? Then this free workshop is for you. Learn the basic rules and regulations about editing pages on Wikipedia and improve the content of this online encyclopedia.

Date: November 9, 2023

Timings:  6 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Computer Lab, Qatar National Library

Access: Free, Registration is mandatory


A Family Bonding Adventure

Inspire love for reading in children while strengthening family bonds through a  blend of education and entertainment. Activities include art and craft workshops, interactive storytelling, games, reading nook adventures and take home kits. Engage in team challenges, explore nature, delve into hands-on educational workshops, and discover your creative talents in art and craft sessions. From thrilling adventures to culinary delights, this event is designed to foster understanding, appreciation, and love among family members. Kids aged up to 8 years are only admitted to the event.

Date: November 10, 2023

Timings: 5 pm – 7 pm

Location: Alif Book Store

Access: Tickets from Q-Tickets for QAR 70 (per family)


Welcome to Isfahan

Discover the treasures of Isfahan through the captivating Welcome to Isfahan rare book display at MIA library. You can delve into this collection that provides an extensive guide to Isfahan during the Safavid Empire. Walk through centuries-old history and culture and explore the renowned architectural marvels, artistic masterpieces, delectable cuisine, groundbreaking scientific advancements, and the intriguing European perspective on the city's distinctive style.

Date: Until January, 2024

Timings: 9 am – 7 pm

Location: Museum of Islamic Art

Access: Free for Residents. Non-residents – QAR 50. Tickets need to be purchased online.

One Book One Doha

One Book One Doha is a celebration of Arabic writing, shining a light on some of the best books and authors from the region. Through this campaign, we aim to encourage reading in Arabic and to create a sense of community through a shared love of literature.

Date: November 5 - 11, 2023

Timings: 9 am to 2 pm, 4 pm to 8 pm

Location: Katara Hall 1

Access: Free


Library Creative Video Challenge

Capture the Qatar National Library’s unique space and architectural features from your own creative standpoint and win an iPhone 15. Create and edit a video that showcases the structure and architecture of the Library in your own unique way. The video must show the physical aspect of the Library building and facilities, including either the interior, the exterior, or both and try to be the big winner. You can find more details here.

Date: November 5 – December 5, 2023

Timings: Online submission

Location: Qatar National Library

Access: Free


Letters of Faith: The Arabic Script in Indonesia

The exhibition, held on the occasion of the Qatar- Indonesia Year of Culture 2023, showcases Qatar National Library’s collection and those of prestigious Indonesian and local cultural institutions. Discover this fascinating heritage through beautifully illuminated Qur’anic manuscripts and explore the ways in which the Arabic script has been used across different media. Take this rare opportunity to admire these cultural treasures that bind Indonesia and the Arab world in the shared appreciation of artistic and religious heritage.

Date: November 1, 2023 – April 25, 2024

Timings: 8 am to 8 pm

Location: Qatar National Library

Access: Free



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