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A big event will take place in Qatar this coming January 28, 2017. The Color Run invites people who reside in Doha to take part and make this event successful and fun... through running! This event is also known as The Happiest 5k On The Planet. People who join the event are showered with powder full of [...]

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Qatar's construction of the biggest man-made forest is nearing it's completion. Rafi Ohanian (Nakheel Landscapes Operations Manager) told Gulf Times that the man-made forest will be finished on March 20, 2017. It will be a 8.3 sq km forest that has 4 islands and 2 lakes. The entire area of the forest will be filled with [...]

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The biggest shopping mall in the region is set to open on December. With over 500 shops, 100 food and beverage outlets, a luxury hotel, and various entertainment options, this is going to be a big event when it is launched to the public. The Officials reported that the Mall of Qatar's grand opening is [...]

alcohol ban eid al adha

Eid al-Adha 2016 is expected to begin on Sunday, September 11. In relation to this holy celebration, Qatar is imposing a 10-day alcohol ban. This means alcohol will not be served for a period of 10 days by Qatar’s hotels as well as the only off-license shop. The QTA (Qatar Tourism Authority) has sent a statement to various hotels warning [...]

Mall of Qatar is getting more inviting each day and the plaza is in business with the Landmark Group after signing an agreement making the country a premier destination for shopping. The Peninsula reported that Landmark Group are preparing for the soft launch on Oct 29, 2016 with their brand store fit-out processes. Landmark Group [...]

The Qatar Summer Festival is a special celebration which will happen in the month of August. Organized by QTA (Qatar Tourism Authority), this will be the 3rd time the event will take place. This is a summer highlight catered to Qatar residents as well as visitors from different countries which offers entertainment activities, different live performances, [...]

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Garangao is a festival where children are dressed in bright clothes and carry a cloth bag to visit houses within their vicinity and collect sweets and nuts from their neighbors. This festival holds a very important role in the Gulf region, especially in Qatar. There are different names from each region Children aged 12 and [...]

ramadan in qatar

It's almost the month of June and within this time period we will be commemorating Ramadan in Qatar. It is a 30-day period where the Muslim society practice fasting. They follow a specific time when they refrain from eating within the day. We are also advised to follow or observe proper behavior during this month [...]

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CHI (Concours Hippique International – International Equestrian Competition) is the official title awarded by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) to international equestrian competitions with three or more equine disciplines. Created in 2013, CHI AL SHAQAB is one of the world’s most prestigious equestrian competitions, the only of its kind in the whole of Asia; and [...]