15 Mar 2018 – 12:09

Things to do this weekend in Qatar (March 15 - 17, 2018)

The Peninsula Online

The much awaited food festival is back and this time it promises to be bigger and tastier. Head to the hotel park with friends and family and you can enjoy an array of tasty bites from all around the world made by professional chefs at nominal rates.

There is much more to do and we have a list for you to pick and choose from. But we recommend gorging on delicacies all throughout the weekend or else you will have to wait another year for the same.

Al Bidda Park Spring Bazaar

Al Bidda Park in collaboration with QSports will officially open the first “Al Bidda Park Spring Bazaar” today.

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The Spring Bazaar will be the first public event to be held at the newly opened park where over 60 exhibition booths have been setup along with 15 food court kiosks and a variety of children’s games that include a 1,000 square meter outdoor trampoline park, bike rentals, trackless train and a 15-meter-high giant inflatable slide.

Where: Al Bidda Park

When: March 15 – May 8 (4pm – 10pm)

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Ninth Qatar International Food Festival

The ninth Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF), the country’s longest-running food festival, opens today at Hotel Park.

Over the course of the coming 11 days, residents and visitors can go to sample and enjoy a variety of gastronomic experiences, including a fresh farmers’ market, garden picnics and special festival menus at participating restaurants around Qatar. And in celebration of the aromatic coffee bean, there is a new coffee zone offering a truly unique experience.

The event will culminate in a fireworks display above the Doha Corniche. Other special features include a Mini Zoo in the zone dedicated to young children.

Where: Hotel Park

When: March 15 – 26 (Sat-Wed: 4pm – 12pm & Thu-Fri: 4pm – 1am)

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Fadhma N’Soumer Movie Screening

Katara in cooperation with Algerian Embassy in Qatar present Fadhma N’Soumer Movie.

This film is about the courage and the determination of a young woman in Djurdjur, a mountain in Algeria, fighting for her ancestoral land during the earlier years of French occupation.

Where: Katara

When: March 16 (7pm – 9pm)

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Ai Weiwei expo

Thousands of clothes and shoes once owned by refugees are displayed in Laundromat, the first-ever exhibition in the Gulf by iconoclastic Chinese artist Ai Weiwei that puts the spotlight on the global refugee crisis.

A total of 2,046 articles of clothing are neatly arranged and hanged on clothes racks which stand on the floor covered with Ai’s Newsfeed comprising daily press coverage, personal observations and images on war, displacement, and the refugee and migrant journey among others.

Where: Fire Station

When: March 15 – June 1, (Sat – Thu: 9am – 7pm & Friday 1pm – 7pm)

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