Things to do in Doha: June 13-21

Watch Jurassic World, take part in Ramadan or check out the Doha art scene Discuss this article

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End of year ceremony
June 13
Starting at 4.30pm, you can hear the Qatar Music Academy’s Youth Orchestra and Arab takhts and jawqa performing a concert. Music includes the Overture to Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss, and music from Star Wars by John Williams.
Free entry. Auditorium 3, Qatar National Convention Center, Education City (4454 8163).

Daddy’s Day Out
June 14-17
In pre-celebration of Father’s Day (the actual day is June 21), dads get 25 percent off their bill when dining with three people or more. From QR245. So not only can you treat your dad, you can also be a cheap skate and save money too, making it an absolute win of an evening.
Crossroads Kitchen, Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Jurassic World
From June 12
Watch the fourth Jurassic Park movie on the opening week, named Jurassic World. The franchise moves to a new era, with Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy) taking on the principal role of Owen Grady. Jurassic World is a theme park that has been safe but numbers to the attraction are dwindling. So of course they make a genetically hybrid dinosaur to generate better figures. Surprise surprise… the creature escapes, and mayhem ensues.
Novo Cinema, Medina Centrale, The Pearl area (4418 4736).

June 17-July 17
The Holy Month starts on June 17 and, in true Doha fashion, once the sun sets there are a plethora of places to break the fast. Note that timings for shops and restaurants are likely to be different from this time. There are loads of places to choose for iftar and suhoor, but one of our picks is The St. Regis, with the Grand Ballroom being decked out as an elaborate souq, with food displays and cooking stations in the market.
Iftar is QR230, suhoor QR290, available daily. The St. Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0105).

Art Scene
Ongoing, various end dates
There are still numerous special exhibitions at Qatar Museum’s buildings to enjoy the cultural scene in the city.
The Museum of Islamic Art is continuing with Marvellous Creatures until 11 July, Corniche (4422 4444). MATHAF is showing special works by Wael Shawky with a series of films based on historical narratives until 16 August, Arab Museum of Modern Art, Education City (4402 8555), and the Qatar Museums Gallery at Katara is exhibiting pictures of distinctive painters and sculptors, Katara Cultural Village.

By Time Out Doha staff
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