Things to do in Doha this weekend

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Things to do in Doha this weekend

Eat at eight new restaurants
Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa has just opened its doors in Doha and has appointed top Italian Michelin-starred chef and cookbook author Pino Lavarra to oversee the eight innovative culinary experiences inside the property.

From a trailblazing Nordic culinary concept to a refined North Italian dining experience, there’s lots to explore and be excited about.
Click here for all the details.

Catch a live talent show
Have you binge-watched America’s Got Talent and then watched re-runs, too? Well, we’re guilty of that as well. Luckily, you don’t have to be glued to the tube anymore as the third season of Qatar’s Best Talent kicks off this Friday October 18.

Singing duets, hip-hop performances, folk dances and piano recitals are just some of the excellent entertainment programmes that will be showcased at Mall of Qatar this weekend.
Find out what all is happening here.

Check out a Palestinian film festival
Film aficionados, you’re going to love this one. The Doha Palestine Cinema Festival is taking place from October 16 to 20 at the Doha Fire Station and there’s lots to look forward to.

Some of the finest Palestinian movies and narratives will be screened, aiming to tell the stories of Palestine through cinema. There are documentaries, rare early works and animation, too.
Get the entire schedule and ticket information here.

Get discounted drinks on a Friday
If you don’t want to splurge on a brunch but still get your drink on, we’ve got 12 top bars in the city to hit this weekend. Keep this link handy because most of the deals are valid through the entire week.
The full list is here.

Head to the Asian Night Market
The Asian Night Market just started roughly two weeks back and it’s one of the most buzzing family-friendly spots in town right now.

Set in the vast expanse of Aspire Park, the market is celebrating the diversity and richness of Asian cuisine and culture and you’ll find pretty much every delicious dish you’ve ever tried during your travels.

You’ll even find those adorable floating lanterns that you’ve always wanted for your house.

More than 30 restaurants are offering food from cuisines such as Korean, Thai, Filipino, Indian, Pakistani and Arabic.
For more information, click here.

Stay in and watch scary movies
Whether you’re a fan of shock and horror or try to avoid it at all costs, this time of year means we’re obliged to watch a scary movie or two – in honour of Halloween, of course.

If you’re tired of browsing endlessly through Netflix in Qatar and just want to get spooked this October, we have ten for you that should send you straight to spooksville.
Click here for the full list.

Take advantage of amazing discounts and deals on furniture and homeware
If you had any interior redecoration plans this fall, October is just the month for you.

Doha Festival City is celebrating homeware, furniture and home accessories throughout the month. Until November 15, you can head over to DFC for the Gift and Homeware Festival featuring the best and biggest brands and retailers specialised in house decorations and furnishings.

Not only will you have access to the widest collections, but shoppers have a chance to win valuable prizes, giveaways and vouchers from the Magic Buzz Box VR game exclusively.
Here’s everything you need to know.

Try a Swedish coffee tradition for breast cancer awareness month
It’s breast cancer awareness month and institutions all across the country are doing their part in spreading the message. From free screenings to other events, there's lots happening in Doha.

Marriott Marquis City Center Doha is offering Think Pink items at Quick Bites and Pink Fika Time at West End Cafe throughout this month.

The best part is that ten percent of the proceeds from the sale of anything that falls under the pink concepts will be donated to Qatar Cancer Society.
Find all the details including prices here.

Watch Maitre Gims perform live tonight
Congolese-French superstar Maître Gims is coming to Doha for the very first time and will perform live at Crystal, W Doha on Thursday October 17.

Gims has pumped out a string of huge hits including J’me tire and Est-ce que tu m’aimes.

He has worked with several international artists such as Stromae, Sting, Maluma, Sia and Pitbull, among others.
Book your spot for tonight, all the details are here.

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