Qatar events


Qatar prepares for a year brimming with entertainment and memorable experiences.

Qatar has gained widespread acclaim in the GCC and globally, particularly for its recent role as the host of the FIFA World Cup. Beyond its sporting achievements, the nation is strategically positioning itself as a leading destination, actively fostering a dynamic cultural scene. This dedication is evident in the hosting of diverse concerts, events, and performances.

Looking ahead to 2024, Qatar is gearing up to host a range of notable events. These events underscore the city’s commitment to cultural richness and dynamic energy, providing an invitation for all to explore and engage in the diverse cultural offerings that Qatar has planned for the year. KHAMSA picks five of them that will surely be a highlight of your 2024.

١. Backstreet Boys

Image courtesy of Instagram/BackstreetBoys
Image courtesy of Instagram/BackstreetBoys

The celebrated group is set to grace Doha with a performance showcasing some of their greatest hits on January 26 at Hotel Park Doha. We do want it that way!

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٢. AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023

Image courtesy of Instagram/AFCAsianCup
Image courtesy of Instagram/AFCAsianCup

Football fans gear up, because the AFC Asian Cup is taking place from January 12 to February 10. Fans can expect 51 entertaining matches in nine state-of-the-art stadiums.

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٣. Doha Expo 2023

Image courtesy of Instagram/Expo2023Doha
Image courtesy of Instagram/Expo2023Doha

The Doha Expo 2023 will be running until the 28th of March, bringing visitors a chance to partake in an event dedicated to a green future. The International Horticultural Expo aims at creating a space for ideas concerning a sustainable future. The expo, located in Al Bidda Park, will also include various cultural events and performances that can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.

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٤. Qatar Kite Festival 

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Image courtesy of Instagram/VisitQatarKiteFestival

Look out for the Qatar Kite Festival, which promises to colour the sky with of vibrant colours and captivating kites. Set from January 25 until February 3, visitors can marvel at a variety of breathtaking kites at the Old Doha Port.

For more information, visit here

٥. Qatar Airways Grand Prix of Qatar MotoGP

Image courtesy of Instagram/Lusailcircuit
Image courtesy of Instagram/Lusailcircuit

Adrenaline lovers can get ready for the Qatar MotoGP and its action-packed three days. From March 8-10, visitors can expect to see the world’s top motorcycle racers take to the tracks of the famous Lusail International Circuit, followed by great and exciting entertainment.

For more information, visit here.

Sakina Juzar, a journalist specializing in culture and lifestyle, possesses an enthusiasm for the art of narrative and meticulous documentation. Her craft delves into a combination of fashion, culture, and society, both within the Middle East and on a global scale and provide a unique perspective for the same. Furthermore, Sakina curates an Instagram blog, @thelockedword, where she indulges in poetry and discourse on mental well-being.
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