Events this week in Qatar: October 29 – November 4

Events this week in Qatar: October 29 – November 4

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By QL Events

Embark on a captivating journey through a week filled with diverse and enriching experiences in Qatar. From savouring the rich history of Arabic coffee in the "Growing Kopi, Drinking Qahwa" program to immersing yourself in the opulence of the Asjad Jewelry Exhibition, there's something for everyone. Dive into discussions on global growth trends in a masterclass led by Federico Sturzenegger, explore cinematic narratives in 'Voices from Palestine,' and celebrate sustainability during Qatar Sustainability Week. Don't forget to visit the enchanting Lusail Winter Wonderland and join the informative seminar on international double standards during the Gaza conflict. This is your chance to embrace culture, learning, and entertainment in one remarkable week!

 

A STORY OF ARABIC COFFEE 

Explore the fascinating story of Arabic coffee on an engaging guided tour within the "Growing Kopi, Drinking Qahwa: Stories of Coffee in Qatar and Indonesia" program. During the tour, you'll dive into the origins of Arabic coffee, and discover the customs, tools, and ceremonies involved in brewing and offering gahwa (Arabic coffee) in Qatar. Plus, you'll get to savour this traditional drink as part of the experience.

Date: October 30 & 31, 2023  

Timings:  1–2.30pm (English Guided Tour) | 4–5.30pm (Arabic Guided Tour) 

Location: National Museum of Qatar   

Access: Free. Registration required. 

 

Asjad Jewelry Exhibition  

The 5th edition of this prestigious event will grace the opulent Galleria in Qatar's most luxurious setting. Asjad has rightfully earned its reputation as a leading jewelry exhibition, where you'll encounter exquisite creations from renowned designers and brands. Prepare to be transported into a world of high-end jewelry where artistry mingles with rarity. This journey of opulence awaits you, featuring rare gemstones, intricate designs, and unparalleled elegance, from dazzling diamonds to precious gems. Witness the perfect fusion of tradition and innovation in every Asjad piece. Alhazm extends its heartfelt thanks to partners, exhibitors, and patrons for their unwavering support.

Date: October 29 - 30, 2023  

Timings:  12:00 PM - 10:00 PM 

Location: Al Hazm Mall 

Access: Free  

 

QATAR SUSTAINABILITY WEEK – 2023 

 

Join in the Qatar Sustainability Week, a nationwide initiative designed to involve the community in various sustainability-related events. This special week aims to increase awareness within the broader community and highlight Qatar's advancements in sustainability. It provides a one-of-a-kind platform to champion the country's sustainability goals and engage the community with key stakeholders, all working together under a single umbrella to achieve Qatar's sustainable development objectives.

Date: November 4 - 11, 2023 

Timings:  Event timings vary

Location: Different locations in Qatar.

Access: Free

 

The Double Standard in the international community during war on Gaza

Get ready for an engaging seminar featuring senior journalist and Middle East Eye's editor-in-chief, David Hearst. He'll be discussing the noticeable double standards observed during the Gaza conflict. Hosted by the Qatar Press Center at its Mohammed bin Thani Street headquarters, the seminar is scheduled for October 29, 2023, at 6 pm. The event, titled 'The Double Standard in the International Community During War on Gaza,' will delve into the use of double standards by the international community and the reasons behind it, as shared by Qatar Press Center.

Date: October 29, 2023  

Timings:  6 pm onwards 

Location: Qatar Press Centre HQ 

Access: To be informed

 

Voices from Palestine

Get ready for an exciting cinematic journey as the Doha Film Institute introduces 'Voices from Palestine,' a film series that puts the spotlight on compelling works by Palestinian filmmakers and storytellers. From November 2nd to the 9th, immerse yourself in the vibrant cinematic stories of Palestine at this cultural event.

Date: November 2 - 9, 2023 

Timings:  to be confirmed

Location: Doha Film Institute

Access: To be informed

 

Masterclass by HEC Paris in Qatar: The Future of Growth 

Curious about the direction of global growth? You're invited to a thought-provoking masterclass on 'The Future of Growth' with Federico Sturzenegger, Professor of Public Affairs at HEC Paris and former President of the Central Bank of Argentina. Explore global growth patterns, the challenges of boosting growth while managing limited resources, and the changing dynamics of the economic world.

Date: October 31, 2023 

Timings:  05:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Location: HEC Paris in Qatar, Wadi Msheireb Street, Doha, Qatar

Access: Participation is free. Registration required.

 

Lusail Winter Wonderland

Get ready for a spectacular experience as Lusail Winter Wonderland returns to Qatar on November 1, 2023! Located on Al Maha Island, it's the go-to place for residents and tourists seeking top-tier entertainment, adventure, and luxury. You'll find the finest dining spots, renowned beach clubs, the country's largest music venue, and, of course, the eagerly awaited Lusail Winter Wonderland. This is your ultimate destination for entertainment and lifestyle in Doha!

Date: November 01, 2023  

Timings:  04:00 pm - 11:00 pm 

Location: Al Maha Island in Lusail City 

Access: Tickets to be purchased online

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