Things to do this weekend in Qatar (Feb 2-4, 2023)


Drive up north for a kitesurfing tournament, check out purebred Arabian horses, take part in experiential learning opportunities, participate in book readings, or prepare for some singing performances— these and more await you this weekend!

Katara International Arabian Horse Festival 2023

Until February 11, 2023
3:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Katara Beach Promenade

Nearly 500 horses will take part in the largest equestrian sporting event hosted by Katara. Check out the event as this year’s festival is also marked by a variety of accompanying activities such as live art shows and paintings highlighting purebred Arabian horses. Several competitions are also happening, such as saddle painting, drawing, and photography for the best pictures of horses in action. With lots of fun activities, the KIAHF is sure to provide something exquisite that reflects the tradition and spirit of the Qatari culture and tradition! 

Visit Qatar GKA Freestyle Kite World Cup 2023

Until February 4, 2023
9 am onwards
Fuwairit Kite Beach Resort

The Visit Qatar GKA Freestyle Kite World Cup 2023 will serve as the opening leg of the Qatar Airways GKA Kite World Tour. The competitions will feature top freestyle kiteboarders, including defending champions Gianmaria Coccoluto and Mikaili Sol, as well as Qatar’s representative, Rashid Al Mansoori. Visitors can watch the event for free and are treated to an exhilarating demonstration of freestyle kiting that focuses on big air tricks, loops, and jumps.

Doha Learning Days 2023

Until February 4, 2023
5 pm – 9 pm 
Company House, Msheireb Museums

The 4th edition of the Doha Learning Days offers a wide selection of activities aimed at providing experiential learning opportunities for people of all ages. The 3-day event seeks to broaden the definition of learning— move it from the formal classroom into unstructured community settings where everyone can look forward to an exciting programme that is jam-packed with workshops, talks, and immersive activities covering arts, commerce, science, and technology, among others. It’s free to learn! 

Celebrate Black History Month with US Embassy’s Book Readings

Join the US Embassy Book Club in Qatar in highlighting inclusion and diversity in literature this Black History Month! Every Wednesday at various venues in Qatar, the embassy will hold book readings to commemorate the achievements and lives of Black American authors. The event starts with ‘I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings’ by Maya Angelou. ‘The Ship and the Jungle,’ ‘The Autobiography of Martin Luther King Jr.,’ and ‘Computer Decoder: Dorothy Vaughan, Computer Scientist’ are the featured books for the upcoming weeks. Click here for more details and to register.

‘Rhamnus, Honey, and Vegetables’ Festival

Until February 4, 2023

Support the ministry’s efforts to promote local agricultural products by purchasing high-quality goods that come straight from Qatari farms. Dozens of local farms offer rhamnus (kanar), natural honey, and seasonal fruits and vegetables at two locations:

Al Mazrouah Yard – 7 am to 2 pm
Al Rayyan Park – 4 pm to 9 pm

Get ready for ‘Moira, The World Tour Qatar’

Kabayans, have you booked your ticket to Moira’s concert yet? Filipina singer Moira Dela Torre is coming to Qatar to kick off her 2023 world tour! Catch her on February 10 at the Gharafa Sports Club Indoor Hall, together with actor-singer Kyle Echarri, and stand-up comedians Boobay and Ate Guy. Tickets are available via Q-Tickets or contact 6686-2928.

Audition for Music Lab’s upcoming projects

February 2 & 3, 2023
4 pm – 8 pm
Katara Building 32, Entrance 4

If you’re 13 to 25 years old and you enjoy singing in Arabic, English, or Japanese, then you’re in luck! You can show off your singing skills at Music Lab’s open audition for their upcoming musicals. For inquiry, email: [email protected]


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