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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

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.



Comedy Central

Comedian Trevor Noah

Famous South African comedian Trevor Noah will perform in Qatar for the first time on Feb. 4, organizers have announced.

Noah, host of The Daily Show, will join several other comedians in performing at the Doha Comedy Festival that runs from Feb. 2 to Feb. 4.

The first night of the festival, which is at the Qatar National Convention Center, will feature Arabic-speaking comedians such as Nemr, Wonho Chung and Mohanad Al-Hattab.


Comedian Bader Saleh

Feb. 3 meanwhile has been dubbed “Khaleeji night,” bringing together comedians from across the Gulf, including Bader Saleh, Ahmad Al-Shammari and Bashar Al-Jazzaf.

Noah will perform on the final night of the festival, alongside British comedian Paul Zerdin, who won America’s Got Talent. “The Qatari Guy” Hamad Al-Amari will open the show that night.

Of the 15 comedians featured in the festival, however, none are women.

Tickets cost QR120 to QR995 for the night Noah is performing and from QR120 to QR495 for the Arabic-only nights.

They are on sale now at Virgin Megastore outlets and online here. The shows are for those 13 years and older.

Shop Qatar

The comedy shows are part of Shop Qatar, the country’s first monthlong shopping festival.

It kicks off this weekend and aims to woo tourists with discounts on airfare, hotels and merchandise.



There will also be fireworks next weekend and entertainment that includes the Broadway musical Cats.

Do you plan to check out any of the events? Thoughts?