Things To Do This Weekend In Qatar (June 13-15, 2024)

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) Oussama Abbassi | The Peninsula

Doha, Qatar: Looking for weekend plans in Doha? Explore a variety of engaging activities happening across the city.

From captivating exhibitions showcasing local and international talent to entertaining shows and performances suitable for all ages, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Whether you're in the mood for art, music, or immersive experiences, The Peninsula has gathered a list of options to make your weekend memorable.

Under The Sea Show! June 13 – June 22, 2024
10am – 10pm
Mall of Qatar, the Oasis Stage

Embark on an exciting expedition at the "Under the Sea" show in Mall of Qatar! Follow a courageous group of fish as they thwart the plans of Miss Purple Octopus to seize their hidden treasure.

Witness an immersive journey through vibrant underwater landscapes filled with shells, corals, and heartwarming friendships.

Will the fish succeed in their quest, or will the treasure remain lost forever? Join for an unforgettable adventure to find out!

Pop Greatest Hits June 13, 2024
7:30pm onwards
Qatar National Convention Centre, Al Mayassa Theatre

Experience an electrifying evening as the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Grammy-nominated conductor Alastair Willis, takes you on a musical journey through the world of pop!

Join for a captivating performance featuring a stellar lineup of guest artists, including Wakasa, Mark Albert Bertényi, Samantha Echevarria Vigo, Lina, Yochabel Reynes, Ahmed El Helou, Layla Al Thani, and Karmah Gerges.

Prepare to be dazzled by their renditions of iconic pop hits, from timeless classics like Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" and Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love" to contemporary favorites like Gotye's "Someone That I Used to Know” and Amy Winehouse's“Back to Black”.

Don't miss this extraordinary fusion of orchestra and pop that promises an unforgettable musical experience!

For tickets click here!

The Circus and Flock Show at angry birds world June 14 – 16, 2024.
1pm – 12am (Thursday & Friday)
1pm – 10pm (Saturday)
Angry Birds World Theme Park, South Court, Doha Festival city, Umm Salal Mohammad.

Celebrate with enchanting entertainment for the whole family!

Step into the magical world of Angry Birds World and experience an amazing Circus Show that promises fun and excitement for everyone.

Join for a spectacle filled with laughter, thrills, and unforgettable performances.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to create lasting memories with your loved ones!

Neighbours of the Sea exhibition Until August 17, 2024
9am – 7pm
Gallery 4, Doha Fire Station

Celebrate the artistic brilliance of two Qatari pioneer artists, Wafika Sultan Al-Essa and Hassan Al-Mulla, at the Neighbours of the Sea exhibition!

Featuring over 30 captivating paintings, including pieces crafted during their residency at the Fire Station Ruwad in Residence programme (2021-2023), this exhibition offers a glimpse into the unique perspectives of these talented individuals.

"Neighbours of the Sea" serves as a convergence point for the artists, despite their distinct methods of expression and artistic styles.

Here, the local environment and culture serve as both a meeting ground and a shared wellspring of inspiration for Al-Essa and Al-Mulla.

Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in their creative journey and experience the beauty of their artistic vision!

For more information click here!

Etheralscape Exhibition at Doha Fire Station Until August 17, 2024.
9am – 7pm
Gallery 3, Doha Fire Station

Experience Dr. Alkhuzama Alharami & Guillaume Rouseré' immersive installation“Etheralscape”!

The collaborative work explores the interaction between nature and the modern society through merging sound and visuals creating a peaceful and pure escape.

Dr. Alkhuzama Alharami is an Artificial Intelligence artist with a PHD in computer engineering. She is a current artist in residence at the Fire Station (2023-2024).

Guillaume Rouseré is a French sound artist based in Qatar. He was an artist in residence (2018-2019) and an alumni in residence (2021) at the Fire Station.

Atlantis - The Immersive Odyssey Until July 9
On Thursdays 10am – 11pm, On Fridays 2pm – 11pm, From Saturday to Wednesday 10am – 10pm
Msheireb Galleria

Dive into a submerged world beneath the ocean at the lost mythical Atlantis - The Immersive Odyssey exhibition, now open at Msheireb Galleria.

Spanning over 1,000 square meters and featuring cutting-edge VR technology, this exhibition offers an unforgettable journey into the enchanting realm of the underwater world.

Whether you're exploring with family, friends, or solo, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Ticket prices are available in three categories, starting from QR128.

Secure your tickets online or purchase them at the venue's counter and prepare to be transported to a magical underwater realm unlike any other!

Arab Design Now Exhibition Until August 5, 2024.
9am – 3pm
Msheireb's M7 Gallery

As visitors step into the Arab Design Now exhibition at Msheireb's M7 gallery, they embark on a journey that gradually transitions from the ancient to the contemporary.

The exhibition running from February 24 to August 5, 2024, brings together the works of over 74 designers from across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, presenting a captivating fusion of traditional craftsmanship and modern innovation.

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Fashioning an Empire: Textiles from Safavid Iran Until June 22, 2024
On till 7pm
Museum of Islamic Art, Off Al Corniche Street.

This exhibition focuses on the importance of silk during the Safavid period (1501–1736 CE) in Iran.

Silk, known for its luxurious feel and intricate production process, played a crucial role in Iran's economy during this time.

Under the rule of Shah 'Abbas I the Great, silk became a state-controlled industry, boosting both domestic demand and international trade.

This period marked a time of political strength and cultural flourishing in Iran.

The exhibition, in collaboration with the National Museum of Asian Art in Washington, DC, explores the development of the silk industry and showcases Isfahan as the center of Safavid influence.

It concludes with contemporary works by Qatar-based designers inspired by Safavid textiles, demonstrating the lasting impact of this historical period on modern creativity.

For tickets click here!


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