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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.

 

 

 

 

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 q.tickets.com

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 www.talentresources.org/fashion-show-registration.

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.

 

 

It’s the first weekend of 2018, let’s begin it with enjoyment!

Trendy Thursdays at WAHM Lounge Presents Thomas Pasko

Date and Venue: 4 January 2018 to 5 January 2018 from 9:00 pm to 2:00 am onwards at WAHM Lounge.

Entry Fee: Free, contact 4453 5135 to make reservations.

A grand entry is a must for the first weekend of 2018. Begin the Thursday night of the year’s first weekend with freestyle dancing on the tunes of Thomas Pasko. To add up to the fun, resident DJs Eddie Ferrer & John Woods, too, will be jamming their exclusive DJ tunes at the WAHM Lounge.

Shop Qatar 2018: Head Back to the Festival of Offers!

Date and Venue: 7th January 2018 to 7th February 2018. The participating malls announced are, Doha Festival City, Lagoona mall, Tawar Mall, Esdan Mall, Mall of Qatar, Villagio, Gulf Mall, Dar Al- Salman Mall, City Centre, The Gate Mall, Alkhor Mall, Landmark and Hyatt Plaza.

Entry Fee: Free

The best union of shopping events is back in Qatar with amazing offers, events and deals. Apart from an amazing shopping experience of varied brands at discounted prices, there is a lot more you for you to make the visit enjoyable. To begin with, you can test your luck and see if you are among the 15 fortunate shoppers who win weekly passes to the festival. Along with, you also have the privileged opportunity of winning up to QAR 4 million in cash and car prizes. Just spending QAR 200 can fetch you a voucher for combined use at the multiple participating stores. Don’t miss your opportunity to shop and win!

Re-Connekt House Music at Crystal

Date and Venue: 5 January 2018 to 6 January 2018 from 09:00 pm to 02:00 am onwards at W Doha Hotel & Residences West Bay, Doha

Entry Fee: Paid, 50% off on sips from 9:00 pm-11:00 pm

Looking for a musical night with amazing tunes to dance on with your friends? Worry no more, Crystal presents you with best line up of House Music and sets the scene for an unforgettable affair by DJ Jared Mcculloch & Dj Grotask. Join the party this Friday night!

Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2018

Date and Venue: 2 January 2018 to 7 January 2018 from 10:00 am onwards at Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex

Entry Fee: 25 – 400QR, can be purchased online at www.bit.ly/QEOTickets

There is something for everyone and we mean it when we say it. Besides party animals, now even Tennis lovers have the opportunity to enjoy live matches of their favourite players. Qatar Tennis Federation is hosting Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2017, a part of the ATP World Tour 250 series.

You can witness some of the superstars like, Former World No.1 – Novak Djokovic, the defending champion, World No. 5 Dominic Thiem of Austria and Frenchman Jo-Welfried Tsonga World No. 15, dazzle as the best of tennis returns to Doha once again at the 2018 QatarExxonMobil Open.

This is certainly not an opportunity to be missed. This weekend watch your favourite tennis stars play live for you!

Baía dos Piratas at the Mall of Qatar

Date and Venue: 7 January 2018 to 20 January 2018 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Mall of Qatar

Entry Fee:  Free, for more information contact

Ph: 974 4034 6000

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.mallofqatar.com.qa/english/home

We promise you a fun-filled evening with your loved one and a few pirates who escaped and are now hiding. The Mall of Qatar where the pirates are hiding is, a pirate paradise, where everything is perfect and includes lots of sun, treasures and relaxation. But an old pirate, Captain Smith, who works for the Queen is on a hunt. Go join Captain Smith in the adventurous hunt for the Pirates Bay crew.

Aspire Winter Festival

Date and Venue: 7 January 2018 to 20 January 2018 from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Aspire Park

Entry Fee: Free

Aspire Park is welcoming visitors with a lot of surprizes. Go indulge in the lush greenery with several sports activities and enjoy an amazing outing with your friends and family this weekend. Rent from a variety of sports equipment like cycle, paddle boat, remote controlled cars, and much more, from the Aspire tent and get on with the fun. Some of the major attractions of the winter festival are Cycling, Boating, Remote control Car racing which can be run on a custom-made track especially designed by Aspire Zone Foundation for remote-control car racing. Meanwhile, football lovers are given specialised training on wonderful pitches. A complete package of entertainment awaits you – what are you waiting for?

Cultural Events at Katara

Date and Venue: Ongoing at Katara Cultural Village. For more information visit: http://www.katara.net/en/whats-on

Entry Fee: Free

If you are looking for a relaxed outing this weekend, join the cultural events at Katara Cultural Village. Enjoy mesmerizing events like, ‘Fragrances from Bulgaria’, ‘Architecture inspired by Nature’, ‘Traditional Handicrafts Program’, ‘Katara Heritage Operetta’ and enrich your senses.