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What are your plans this weekend? There are several interesting activities in Qatar for you to take part in! A World Cup-inspired art festival, photography competition and exhibitions, pop and rock concerts are just some of the exciting events that await you! Or, how about joining the community in turning a park pink?
Green Ehteraz is required upon entry for most events and masks are a must at some places. Happy weekend!
Nancy Ajram Concert at Mall of Qatar
September 29, 2022 at 9pm - 11pm
Oasis Stage - Mall of Qatar
Spend your Thursday night with sensational pop star as she fires up the stage in a live concert! The popular Lebanese singer dubbed by Spotify as the 'Queen of Arab Pop' is expected to delight fans and music lovers with her hit songs. The concert is part of Mall of Qatar's three-month program aimed at bringing world-renowned artists and shows to Qatar. Go and enjoy this free event!
'Nawaf and Anfal' Photo Exhibition at Fire Station
September 29 at 7:30pm until October 7, 2022 at 9am - 9pm
Doha Fire Station
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) invites everyone to see the photo exhibition , as part of its #DohaHealthcareWeek2022 program. The exhibition is open to the public and aims to give visitors a glimpse into the lives of two 10-year-old Qatari children who live with Down Syndrome. Photographer Mahmoud El Achi seeks to broaden the conversation surrounding disability and how we can support the societal integration of persons with special needs. to find out more about the exhibition.
Qatar International Arts Festival
Until September 30, 2022 at 10am - 10pm
Katara Cultural Village
The celebrates the country's hosting of this year's World Cup, as more than 300 artists from 65 countries display their football-inspired pieces at the Katara Cultural Village. Alongside the art exhibition is a live painting activity on Thursday and Friday from 10 am onwards and an 'Artistic Fashion Show' on Thursday at 7 pm. You only have until Friday to catch the festival! It's free!
Rockaway Beach 6 Music Festival
September 30, 2022 at 3pm onwards
Doha Sports Park
Rockaway Beach Music Festival is back in Qatar! Rock your Friday night away with exciting live performances from Doha-based singers and music bands, also featuring DJ Farhan! The entry pass is QR 150, including one beverage. Please note that below 21 years old will not be allowed entry to the venue, and an original QID or passport must be presented. Get your ticket .
90 Minutes Photography Exhibition
Ongoing until September 30, 2022
Katara Cultural Village Building 18
The exhibition by is a showcase of major sports events and tournaments in Qatar for the past 10 years. The title '90 Minutes' was inspired by the timing of the football game, and Al Buainain also made sure to display 90 striking images to match the title. Catch the exhibition until Friday and see how it highlights the aesthetics of photography and its arts through sports, and how Qatar gears up for the World Cup!
Pink Walkathon at Oxygen Park
October 1, 2022 at 5pm - 8pm
Education City Oxygen Park
As Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins on Saturday, the Qatar Cancer Society invites community members to participate in this year's 'Pink Walkathon' to raise breast cancer awareness among women and the wider community and to embrace a healthier lifestyle. Fun activities await participants prior to the walk. For more details, contact +974 3342 3752 or email: to register.
Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Project and Single Image Awards Open Call
Open call and submissions until October 31, 2022
Qatar Museums invites aspiring and established photographers residing in the Western Asia and North Africa region to participate in this year's edition of the . You can join the competition by submitting a single photographic image that best represents your experience and personal narrative. Winners will receive grants and get the opportunity to exhibit their work and participate in the public and online programme of events as part of the Tasweer Photo Festival Qatar. for further details.
Taysir Batniji: No Condition is Permanent Exhibition
Ongoing until January 21, 2023
Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Education City
exhibition features productions and reproductions of artist Taysir Batniji's work created between 1997 and 2022. He lived in France during this period, but his work focused on Palestine. Although the exhibition's title refers to a single artwork, the narrative and works on display include Batniji's diverse practice using photography, drawings, videos, installations, and performances. This exhibition is one of several programmes scheduled as part of Qatar-MENASA 2022 Year of Culture.
'Design a Welcome Postcard'
Ongoing until September 29, 2022
3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum
As World Cup nears, preparatory students are invited to participate in a 'Welcome to Qatar' drawing competition, aimed at engaging them in the events and activities lined up in preparation for the biggest football tournament this year. The Learning and Outreach Section at 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum is encouraging you to design a welcome postcard and submit it to the QOSM reception on September 27, 2022 and no later than September 29, 2022. Contact: or call: 4452 5200 for further details.
Majaz: Contemporary Art Qatar
Ongoing until February 25, 2023
Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art
Majaz: Contemporary Art exhibition features impressive artworks of alumni who participated in the years 2015–2021. Rather than offering a theme, participating artists were asked to present their own ideas and concepts. The 36 emerging and mid-career Doha-based artists' projects are on display at Mathaf, ranging from painting, drawing, prints, sculpture, new media, and installations. for more details.
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