Here are some events to keep you busy in Qatar, in the month of February 2020.
Please note that Sports Day activities are excluded! There will be a separate post covering those – watch this space! 🙂
When & Where: Feb 22 (3pm-6pm), Oxygen Park (Education City).
Fees: FREE, but registration is required (here).
About: suitable for children aged 3 years upwards; allows them to explore science through various fun hands-on activities as well as shows.
When & Where: Feb 18 – Mar 12 (Tue & Thu, 4pm-5pm), Education City Club House.
Fees: QAR 560 for 8 sessions (discount for QF members), requires registration (here).
About: open for children from 7 to 12 years, teaches them about programming their own Lego designs.
When & Where: Jan 17 – Feb 13, Dragon Mart mall (Industrial Area).
About: a series of events and a food festival to celebrate the Chinese New Year, suitable for a whole family to enjoy.
When & Where: Jan 1 – Apr 30, DECC Metro Station, West Bay.
Fees: FREE (but you pay for the food, obviously 🙂 ).
About: an outdoor event featuring 20 food kiosks, 4 food carts, and a mini-golf course for children.
TIME FOR SOME ART!
“Artists in Qatar” art exhibition
When & Where: Jan 11 – Feb 22 (9am – 6pm), Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum.
Fees: QAR 25 – QAR 75
About: an exhibition of work of artists residing in Qatar. Pretty inclusive, you can find contemporary pieces as well as traditional art. Features a total of 21 artists from 9 countries.
LEARN SOMETHING NEW
When & Where: Jan-Apr 2020 (morning & evening sessions), Katara Art Studio B19.
Fees: QAR 1800, registration required.
About: open for adults and children aged 12 and above. This workshop is led by Andrii “Abhinava” Chernovil, a Ukranian artist based in Doha.
When & Where: Jan 19 – Feb 25 (afternoons), various locations.
Fees: FREE, but requires registration.
About: the aim of the seminars is to assist small and medium businesses in digital transformation. It’s also a perfect opportunity for networking and picking up on international technology & marketing trends. Each seminar takes place in a different venue (check the schedule on the event website).
When & Where: Feb 13 (4pm-6pm), Recreation Centre at Education City.
Fees: QAR 65 (discount for QF members), requires registration (here).
About: a hands-on workshop for kids aged 7-12, where they’ll make their own soaps and candles using natural ingredients.
When & Where: Feb 7 (6am-11am), MIA Park.
Fees: QAR 50 – QAR 500 (depending on the participant’s age & selected distance).
About: it’s a triathlon 🙂 There are many options to choose from, depending on your age and abilities, ranging from super sprint to full Olympic and individual, team relay and youth options.
When & Where: Feb 8 (11am – 12:30pm), Elite Medical Center.
Fees: FREE, but registration is required (via WhatsApp @ 30771895).
About: a seminar on keto diet lead by a dietician, Aya Nour Eddine.
LEAVE YOUR KIDS AT HOME… 🙂
When & Where: Feb 13 (8pm), W Doha hotel, West Bay.
Fees: QAR 130
About: a fun party featuring greatest hits from the 50s through the 90s! What’s more important, all proceeds of this event will actively support “QAWS – Qatar Animal Welfare Society,” a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of animals in Qatar. Note though, you have to be 21 to enter!
Nemr Comedy Show – The Future is Now
When & Where: Feb 6 (9:30pm – 11pm), W Doha hotel, West Bay.
Fees: starting from QAR 150.
About: a brand new comedy show from Nemr, also known as the “Funny Man”.
WHAT ELSE IS THERE?
When & Where: Feb 24-29, Doha Exhibition & Convention Center.
Fees: not communicated yet, if any.
About: DJWE is an annual display of over 500 luxury brands, both local and international. It is open to all, exact timings are available on the linked website.
When & Where: Feb 13-14, Qatar National Convention Center.
Fees: QAR 100 – QAR 450.
About: a two-day music festival featuring top artists deriving from the Nile Basin countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan). Tickets available online.
Bigbmeetup 6.0: Championing Arab Adventurers
When & Where: Feb 1, 4:30pm, Altitude Elite (Lusail Marina).
About: this is such a cool event! A panel discussion on the topic of adventure, featuring the top Arab adventurers.
Here you go, my compilation of February 2020 events in Qatar!
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