Doha fun: June 15-21
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Mix it up
The Habanos team hosts a cocktail making class. Best of all you get to drink your school supplies. QR225 per person, from 4pm-6pm. Reservation required.
Fri 15, Habanos, Ritz-Carlton Doha. Call 4484 4504
Father’s day is here! The Oryx Rotana offers special meals at Choices for QR185 or The Cellar for QR240, where dad’s eat for free. Or, munch your way to Crossroads Kitchen at the West End of the Renaissance Doha City Centre on June 15 for a Friday brunch from noon-3.30pm, for QR215-QR265, QR120 for kids. If your dad is more the spa sort, send him to a special mini vacation at the Ritz-Carlton Spa, including a scrub, facial and massage for QR700, or to the Holiday Villa’s Amoaras Relaxation Spa for a massage and foot reflexology for QR300.
Sun 17, various
Get nostalgic with QPO
The Qatar Philharmonic’s own Syrian violinist, MAias Alyamani, offer more of his compositions for strings in a program called Nostalgia. Show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are QR100, available at Virgin Megastore and www.virginmegastore.me
Wed 20, Katara Opera House
Head back in time every Wednesday this month, as the Irish Harp takes it back to the 60’s and 70’s with the best of retro tunes. Dress to impress (this may involve bellbottoms). Starts every Wednesday from 5pm onwards, entrance is free.
Wed 20, Irish Harp, Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel. Call 4485 4444
Draw some Manga
Draw a short manga that showcases an aspect of Qatari culture, the winners will have their entries printed and distributed during the Qatari week in Tokyo in September, with first prize a free Japanese language course.Submissions can be in Arabic or English, deadline for entry is June 21.
Thurs 21, throughout Qatar. Check out www.qatarjapan2012.com
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