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Probably the last few weekends before the weather becomes too harsh for outdoor events. So take your pick from these interesting activities lined up before heading out.

International Dates Exhibition 2019
Aiming to meet the surge in demand for dates during Ramadan, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment has organised an international dates exhibition ahead of the holy month where local and international exhibitors will showcase different varieties of dates.
Dates and date products will be showcased by 150 exhibitors including 89 local and 59 foreign companies for producing, supplying and selling dates from ten countries.
Where: Souq Waqif
When: On until May 4 (4pm – 10pm)
For more info, click here

Georgian National Ballet
Cultural Village Foundation – Katara in cooperation with the Emabassy of Georgia in Qatar presents the Georgian National Ballet “Sukhishvili.”
The National ballet is one of the cultural jewels of Georgia which brings together traditional Georgian folk dance, classical ballet and modern dance elements.
The event is for free and children below the age of 6 are not allowed to attend the event.
Where: Katara
When: May 2 (7pm onwards)
For more info, click here

Mersad Berber Exhibition
Katara presents the art exhibition for the late prominent Bosnian artist Mersad Berber.
With a wide range of artworks by the late artist, the exhibition reflects the rich heritage and culture of Bosnia and Herzegovina and its beautiful nature.
The 28 exhibited paintings document some major turning points and events in the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina such as the Serbian conflict, the Bosnians and Ottomans in addition to other paintings that showcase the beauty of the Bosnian horses which the artist adored such as “Horse Head” and the “Horses of Bosnia.”
Where: Katara
When: On until June 28 (10am – 10pm)

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IAAF Diamond League
The IAAF Diamond League will take place at the state-of-the-art Khalifa International Stadium on May 3. The event includes long jump, pole vault and 100m hurdles.
The participants for this year’s event are Caterine Ibarguen, Tianna Bartoletta, Brianna McNeal and Sam Kendricks from the United States, Great Britain’s Shara Proctor, Australia’s Brooke Strattonand Sally Pearson, Thiago Braz from Brazil, Jamaica’s Danielle Williams and many more.
Where: Khalifa International Stadium
When: May 3 (6pm onwards (Gates open at 4pm))
For more info, click here


Spring Bazaar
Entertainment World Village is organising a spring bazaar which will host vendors from all over the world selling local and traditional arts and crafts, food and beverages. Apart from the bazaar, children and adults can also enjoy the new rides the theme park has to offer.
Entry fee to park is QR 5.
Where: Entertainment World Village
When: On until May 4 (5pm – 12am)
For more info, click here


“Happy Zone” Exhibition
Katara presents artwork by the artist Sabah Arbilli sponsored by AlBahie auction house.
Where: Katara
When: April 20 – May 15 (10am – 10pm)


Fun Filled Eve
Tawar Mall is hosting a range of exciting and engaging activities like the Hula Hoop Show, Funny Clowns Show, Circus Parade, Inflatable Clowns & The Bubble Show for the residents of Qatar.
Where: Tawar Mall
When: May 2 – 3 (6pm – 10pm)
For more info, click here


Cirque du Soleil’s Bazzar
World famous Cirque du Soleil brings the magic of circus to Qatar with its latest original production “Bazzar”.
The show features breathtaking stunts creatively woven into a story combined with stunning lighting, original music and colourful costumes unique to each of the 31 characters.
Where:  The Ritz-Carlton Doha Island
When: On until May 4
For more info, click here


QatART Maker’s Market
QatART is a community of crafters, who make handmade art and craft gastronomic delights.
The market will include all kinds of unique handmade art and craft on sale, and a skills workshop.
Free Entry.
Where: Katara
When: May 3 (4:30pm – 8:30pm)
For more info, click here


Khadi Exhibition at VCUarts
The Fashion Promotion Class at VCUarts Qatar, in collaboration with the Embassy of India, Doha, will be holding an exhibition on the versatile fabric khadi, as part of Qatar – India 2019 Year of Culture.
The students from the graphic design and fashion design programs at VCUarts Qatar has rebranded khadi, the cloth of India, as a special class project.
The textile is becoming popular with young designers from across India and the rest of South Asia because it is sustainable, environmentally friendly, robust, and adaptable.
Where: VCUarts Qatar, Room 390iii

When: May 2 (4pm – 7pm) & May 3 – 5 (11am – 6pm)
For more info, click here

Live Bollywood Music Concert
Under the patronage of Embassy of India, Qatar, Indian Community Benevolent Forum has organised a  live bollywood musical concert in honor of International Labor Day 2019.
Entry to the event is for free.
Where: Asia Town Cricket Stadium
When: May 3 (4:30pm – 9:30pm)
For more details, call: 55342708 / 33865898 / 55532367