Things to do in Doha this April
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Qatar Motor Show 2017
The Qatar Motor Show is back and will be showcasing the latest automotive trends, plus some exciting experiences for visitors. The show will feature more than 20 exhibitors, including leading international brands that will show off some top sports, luxury and mid-range models. Watch out for futuristic concepts and innovative vehicles this year. The event will also boast a first-of-its-kind display of classical cars, with some of the rarest collectible cars in the world.
Free entry. April 18-22, timings vary. Doha Exhibition & Convention Centre, West Bay, www.qatarmotorshow.gov.qa.
Paint at Picasso’s
Paint your very own masterpiece while savouring some drinks and tasty tapas at this popular restaurant. All art supplies are provided and you get to take your creation home. You’ll have an extra snazzy fridge in no time.
QR225 (inclusive of food and selected beverages). April 25, from 7pm. Picasso’s, Radisson Blu Doha, Ramada Signal (4428 1555).
There’s no better way to celebrate Easter than with a brunch. Check out the live entertainment from members of Soul Shake at Coral, or get mesmerised with beautiful Greek tunes from the Bouzouki duo at Mykonos. Don’t miss out on the masterfully handcrafted Easter eggs in vivid colours.
QR395 at Coral, QR295 at Mykonos. 12.30pm-4pm. Intercontinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4919).
iDDNA skin care is now available
for the first time in Doha, at Bliss Spa. The hi-tech anti-aging treatment is made to measure from clients’ DNA. iDDNA tackles collagen breakdown, free radical damage, photo damage, skin regeneration and skin sensitivity, and also moisturises and improves your skin’s firmness, elasticity and density.
Prices vary. Bliss Spa, W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay, www.blissdoha.com (4453 5555).
Sunday at Sawa Brunch with the family
Bring your friends and family and savour some delicious flavours from all over the world at Sawa’s Easter Sunday brunch. The little ones are going to be entertained with activities, too!
QR350 (soft beverages), QR450 (selected beverages). Sun Apr 16, 12.30pm-4pm. Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl-Qatar (4035 5011).
Shaking things up
Novo Cinemas is introducing film fans to 4D cinematic technology for the first time. Enjoy an adrenaline rush as the 4D seats roll and tilt as you face fog, wind and the scent of ocean air. The theatre seats move in sync with the screen action, allowing you to feel the movie while you watch it, with motion, jolts, pokes, wind and water.
Ticket prices vary. Mall of Qatar, www.novocinemas.com (4418 5736).
Relax in a laid-back beach atmosphere with scenic views and some delicious food from around the world. Azraq has just re-launched its brunch, featuring Middle Eastern, Western and Asian specialities such as sushi and American stations. Don’t miss the traditional Kabsa and wrap up with a karak from the tea station.
QR250 for in-house guests, QR300 for visiting guests, QR175 for children who are aged between five and 11, including boat transfer. Azraq, Banana Island Resort Doha (4040 5050).
Pepper-crust beef tomahawk, coriander-crusted rack of lamb and slow-cooked and glazed beef ribs – all of these tender cuts will be available all this month at Boston’s. Don’t forget to order their cowboy cookies with a side of vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce and strawberries.
Prices à la carte. Open daily 5pm-2am. City Centre Rotana, West Bay (4445 8888).
Join the retail revolution
Shopaholics, rejoice! You can now shop from more than 150 leading retailers in the US from the convenience of your home, on your desktop or smartphone. MallfortheWorld’s cross platform app is convenient, safe, fast and provides consumers with access to billions of items from e-commerce sites and stores in the US including BCBG, Saks fifth Avenue, Newegg, Overstock and many more.
Visit the new Sun & Sand Sports concept retail store to experience their interactive retail journey with in-store digital hubs and the new “One-Off” service. This service will allow the creation of signature looks for everything from football boots and jerseys to T-shirts and caps. You can personalise your purchases at the dedicated customisation station.
Open Sat-Wed 10am-11pm, Thu 10am-12am, Fri 10am-11:30am, 1pm-12am. First floor, Mall of Qatar (4034 6000).
Spring is here and Pull&Bear’s latest collection showcases newest trends in lively colours like pink and orange, modern silhouettes and lots of denim garments. Women’s designs are inspired by tropical themes, flower prints and vichy checks while the men’s collection is punk-inspired.
Collection available at Landmark Mall (4487 5222) and Villaggio Mall (4413 5222).
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