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The countdown has begun. Chainsmokers are all set to perform at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre on Thursday, January 25 and the crowd filled with excitement.

The Grammy awarded band performance is expected to see a flood of more than 5000 fans. As per the statement released by The Social Studio (TSS) to ‘The Peninsula’ they “…are expecting up to 5,000 attendees. Tickets are selling out fast and with seven more days to go before the concert, our event will be sold out soon,”

The Chainsmokers’ concert is coming fuelled with unique and engaging experiences such as glow-in-the-dark face paint, a personalised engraving station, an Instagram-friendly Photo booth and food along with special offers in neighbouring hotels. Tickets can be booked at Virgin Megastore branches in Qatar and priced QR275 (General Admission), QR550 (Premium) and QR990 (VIP).

The Chainsmokers Middle East concert is one of the major attractions of the ongoing Shop Qatar’ International Week. The Electronic Dance Music Duo gained immense popularity and stardom with their 2014 track ‘#Selfie’ that topper twenty single in several countries. In 2015, the duo made another record by their featured track ‘Roses’ which reached the top 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100 driving towards their major achievement till now, Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for “Don’t Let Me Down”. The other popular tracks that fetched them fame included ‘closer’, ‘collage’ and ‘Memories…Do Not Open’.

Their amazing tracks have lured the crowd making them one of the most viewed YouTube videos generating billions of views. With just their track ‘Closer’ fetching nearly two billion views since it was posted nearly six months ago.

The duo is equally excited to meet their fans waiting for them in Qatar at this show. As their expression to ‘The Peninsula’ they said “We are so pumped to come! This is actually a show we have been dying for. When we got the email about it, it was a no brainer,”

The event is organised to boost second in a series of performances organised by TSS and supported by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) as part of its commitment towards supporting exchange of cultures and promoting tourism in the country.

Fans in Qatar cannot miss this wonderful opportunity, be there to experience an unforgettable musical performance by booking your tickets to the show.





The fifth edition of Katara Winter Festival is all set to offer wide array of fulfilled cultural and entertainment events. Cultural Village Foundation, the organisers have ensured amazing activities and events for the visitors for last four years and this year also they have boosted the excitement for the festival with the offerings.

The much awaited winter festival is to kick start on 18th January and conclude on 22nd January, from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The five day event is organised in cooperation with a number of entities, centres, sectors and other organisations of Katara.

The fun filled festival will offer its visitors a wide array of entertaining events with European show, Traditional folklore shows, informative events and varied display of traditional antiques, on the scene.

Apart from the stated attractions, artists and art lovers will also get an opportunity to acquire experience spectacular view of art collections ranging from textiles, perfumes and unique artistic items offered for sale.

Children and adults who have love for gardening can make most of this spring season by attending the workshop on ‘winter planting’ for children organised by the Ministry of Municipality and  Environment.

Visitors will also get an opportunity to witness the glory of nation to be displayed in form of collectables and equipment from all previous championships organised by Al-Galayel Championship.

There will also be a special exhibition and educational workshop with participation of Al-Gannas Association for young falconers and educational workshops for young falconers, as well as Al-Da’oo and Hudad Al-Suloqi at Katara’s Esplanade.

In addition to it, visitors will also get an opportunity to get information related to health and ailments with free medical check-ups conducted by Syrian American Medical Center, Al Hayat Medical Center, Bin Muftah Center, Naseem Al Rabeeh Medical Centre, Value Medical Center and Boston Medical Care.

The festival also offer entertaining shows on the art of public speaking and classic poetry by Tamim Toast Master International Club.

On the side-lines of the festival, Bedaya Centre would be participating to promote business start-ups by spreading awareness about various projects and their benefits to people.

So be there with your friends and family to make the most of this winter festival 2018.


Bolywood week at Shop Qatar

The first week of Shop Qatar 2018 has increased the expectations of the visitors of second week and the list of events suggests that they will not be disappointed.

The organisers have jam packed the second week of Shop Qatar, themed on Bollywood with the following exciting events.

A sensational performance by one of the renowned and highest paid singers in India, by Sonu Nigam on Friday at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC). Tickets to the concert are available ranging from QR 50 to 1000 available at

You will not like to miss the glamorous Bollywood Fashion Show scheduled on Wednesday to witness the trending designer wear such as sarees, shalwar suits and lehengas and other fusion traditional wear from Indian subcontinent. The planned event is to have display of 100 designs including work of celebrity designers such including Vikram Phandis, Archana Kochar and Manish Malhotra at the show to be held on Wednesday at 7pm at Mondrian Doha. Reserve your seat and register online via

Pop-up shops will be one of the major attractions in the participating malls. The shops will be themed on Bollywood and will offer variety of stuff including fabric embroidery pop-up shop, bangles pop-up shop, cushion embroidery pop-up shop, and footwear making Pop-up shop and so on.

People can also visit 30 other pop-up shops at Mall of Qatar where products by local entrepreneurs, SMEs supported and incubated by Qatar Development Bank, are on display.

People looking for outdoor activity can visit the three-month Fun Fair extravaganza opens on Monday at Mall of Qatar in front of AlRayyan Hotel Doha. It will feature over 15 different activities such as paintball, a wind-tunnel, and a trampoline park.

The ongoing Souq Waqif Spring Festival is also offering 60 activities and more than 20 food stalls. Doha’s Souq Waqif shopping tours will also start this week with women’s tour on Thursday, men’s tour on Friday and family tour on Saturday.

And last but not the least, the second raffle draw will be held on Thursday, 9pm at Hyatt Plaza Mall in which a total of QR500,000 prizes will be given away to 13 lucky shoppers in addition to two winners of BMW cars.