Events this week in Qatar: September 24 – 30
Picking up steam for the highly anticipated international events to be held next month, this week’s line up of events does not disappoint. You can choose from a variety of forums, seminars and workshops or witness the excitement of an action-packed basketball tournament.
If you are planning on having a productive week, here’s an exciting line up of events to look forward to this week in Qatar from September 24-30.
Zeyara with Zumra: Rising Strong in Post-World Cup Qatar
Save the date for an insightful forum organized by Zumra. Dive into of discussions including financial stability, investment opportunities, sustainable development and more by a range of panelists with a strong economic background. The event is ticketed at QAR 200 and is by registration only.
Date: September 26, 2023
Timings: 5:30 pm – 8:20 pm
Location: Alfardan Business Centre
Access: Registration required. QAR 200 per person.
Al Maraya Trade Fair
Looking to stock up on traditional attire and household supplies? Head over to the Al Maraya Trade Fair at Katara where you can shop for the latest abayas, thobes, jalabiyas, accessories and more. The Trade Fair is free for all and is currently ongoing at the South side in Katara.
Date: September 21 – October 7, 2023
- Daily: 10 am – 10 pm
- Friday: 3 pm – 10 pm
Location: Katara Cultural Village (South side)
Embroidery Frames Workshop
If you would like to brush up on your embroidery skills, consider signing up for the Embroidery Frames Workshop by JSP Craftland at the Maison Layan Café in Place Vendôme Mall. Early bird tickets are priced at QAR 300, with ticket price including all materials and one drink.
Date: September 26, 2023
Timings: 4 pm – 7 pm
Location: Maison Layan Café, Place Vendôme Mall
Access: Tickets from QAR 300.
Empower Girl Seminar
A Humana Canada event, originally developed in 2017 by Educational Leadership expert Professor Ihssen Badr, the Empower Girl Seminar aims to educate, empower and inspire girls between 8-18 years. This year’s seminar in Doha will take place under the theme ‘LEAD for change’ and focus on strengthening the mental health of young girls globally affected by the COVID impact. The two day seminar will provide the tools, materials and insights required for participants to enhance their growth and experience. Registration is required prior to visit.
Date: September 29-30, 2023
Timings: 1 pm – 8 pm
Location: Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Hotel
Access: By registration
Doha International Basketball Championship
Witness the excitement of an action packed basketball tournament at the Al Gharaffa Sport Arena this week. Organized by Doha Active Sports, under the supervision of Qatar Basketball Federation, the Doha International Basketball Championship will include the participation of basketball clubs from Egypt, Lebanon, Philippines, Morocco, Iraq, Kuwait and Libya.
Tournament tickets start at QAR 45 and can be bought via Q-tickets.
Date: September 25 – 30, 2023
Timings: From 2 pm onwards
Location: Al Gharaffa Sports Arena
Access: Tickets from QAR 45 via Q-tickets
6th Doha Women Forum
Sign up for the 6th Doha Women’s Forum taking place at the Westin Hotel and Spa this week. The Doha Women’s Forum is an annual event that seeks to empower women by providing them with the essential tools to thrive in today’s fast paced world. The event is an excellent opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with accomplished professionals, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and advocates from diverse fields who are passionate about women empowerment.
Access to the event is ticketed at QAR 250 and by registration only.
Date: September 30, 2023
Timings: 10 am – 3 pm
Location: The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa
Access: Registration required. Tickets at QAR 250.
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