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Qatar Summer Festival, the country’s longest festival, is all set to kick off on June 14th and will continue until August 31st, according to the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA). With the theme “Colour Your Summer,” the fifth edition of the Summer Festival will start its first week with special Eid Al Fitr celebrations. The Qatar [...]

Those of you who are wondering what happens during the Qatar National Day, here are some photos sent to us by Charmis Vivero. Here she shares her photography captures of the event parade which includes soldiers, tanks, helicopters, and even aerial acrobats from jets. Thank you Charmis for sending these wonderful photos! This gives us [...]

One of our readers from Facebook sent us a message when she learned we were sharing pictures of Qatar taken by people who’ve visited us. Here we are sharing one of her works. Andreia Baltazar Centeio is a Portuguese and was on a one month holiday in Qatar. She mentioned that she had an amazing [...]

Considered to be the fastest growing city in Qatar, with over 50% of the nation’s population living in it or its surrounding suburbs, Doha is also considered to be the economic center of the country. And with its large population of locals and expats and tourists, it is but natural to expect that the city [...]

Welcome the new year with some serious shopping! Shop Qatar will start in January 7 until February 7, 2018. Aside from discounts in partner malls and raffle prizes for purchases, there will be other activities as well. Here we list the many activities that you can expect in this shopping festival in Qatar. Expect some pop-up [...]

Here are some pictures during the Qatar National Day. These photos were taken at the Corniche area where there was a parade happening as well as some other amazing aerial stunts. These photos were taken by one of our QatarOFW readers who wanted to share her snapshots to the rest of our online community. Thank [...]

As December rolls around, the whole country prepares to celebrate Qatar National Day in December 18. Qatar commemorates its 138th year. Everywhere, the Qatar flag is displayed, even on cars and other vehicles. The parade and fireworks display will take place in Al Corniche Street, while most of the activities and shows will be in [...]


A big event will take place in Qatar this coming January 27, 2018. The Color Run Doha 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 [...]

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Abraham to follow Allah’s (God’s) command to sacrifice his son Ishmael. It is one of the two most important festivals in the Muslim calendar. The first day of Hijri month Dhul-Hijja 1438H will be on August 23, while the first day of Eid al-Adha [...]

People in Qatar have something big to look forward to. Five years from now, one of the biggest sporting events will take place here, the FIFA 2022 World Cup. The biggest names in the world of football/soccer will all gather here in this very amazing country. And to take a sneak peek at the state-of-the-art [...]