Qatar’s biggest shopping festival is back for its third edition, with dazzling discounts, prizes, performances and fashion-forward events. A colourful celebration of the country’s retail and entertainment offerings, Shop Qatar has something for everyone, including fun shows for the family; makeup and fashion masterclasses; live concerts; cultural experiences and more. A highlight and new addition this year is the Design District, the festival’s hub for trendy pop-up boutiques and fashion shows. The excitement doesn’t end at Shop Qatar, but when the day does, you can even pamper yourself at discounted luxury hotels.
Shop Qatar is the destination for bargain hunters this winter, with discounts reaching 50% on clothes, electronics, cosmetics, accessories and more. Whether you’re a high-street fashion fanatic, an electronics geek, an automobile lover or any kind of shopper at all, you’re sure to land incredible deals.
Enter the raffle draws in four easy steps
1. Keep your receipts after your shop at stores in the participating malls
2. Go to the Shop Qatar info kiosk in the mall and show your receipts
3. For every QAR 200 spent, receive one voucher
4. Drop your voucher(s) in the Shop Qatar raffle box
Roaming Shows – All that roaming may leave you tired. In between shopping, check out which shows are heading your way, including awesome shows for the children.
Mall Shows – Fun awaits the whole family with scheduled entertainment shows at all the participating malls.
Music Concerts – Don’t miss the exciting line-up of live acts, featuring Pakistani, Indian and global celebrities.
Pakistani music fans can enjoy a three-hour music marathon on Wednesday, 9 January at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC). The music night will feature throwback tunes by Strings who are celebrating their 30th anniversary, along with modern hits by Coke Studio sensation Ali Sethi and Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch. Tickets are on sale through QTickets, with prices ranging from QAR100 to 500.
OneFM Radio, in association with Shop Qatar, is presenting Arijit Singh live in concert on 18 January 2019 at Lusail Sports Arena. With more than 200 songs in just five years, Arijit Singh has enjoyed an immense fan following, thanks to his soulful voice and unparalleled talent. His rise to fame started from his debut song ‘Phir Mohabbat’ in the musical thriller ‘Murder 2’. Though he is famous for his heartfelt and romantic numbers, he proved his versatility with songs like ‘Dilliwali Girlfriend’ and ‘Nashe Si Chadh Gayi’. Click here to buy tickets. Ticket price ranges from QAR 100 to QAR 12,000.
DESIGN DISTRICT EVENTS SCHEDULE
Shop Qatar also launched its Design District, kicking off eight days of attractive entertainment and cultural exchange for all its visitors. Open every day from 3 pm until 10 pm at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, the District brings a colourful showcase of local and international pop-up shops, cafes, fashion shows, workshops, masterclasses as well as engaging design dialogue all under one roof.
Check out a buzzing showcase of pop-up boutiques, artisanal shops, fashion shows, masterclasses and more.
Venue: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC)
5 January 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Make-up Workshop with Ala’ Al Dashti
6 January 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Make-upMasterclass with Abeer Al Yassin
7 January 4:30 pm – 10 pm
Make-up Masterclass with Hanan Al Najadah and Haneen Al Saifi as an influencer
8 January 3 pm – 6 pm
Make-up Workshop with Noof Al Mannai
8 January 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hair Styling Masterclass with Fadia El Mendelek
9 January 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Make-up Masterclass with Dalal Al Refai
10 January 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Make-up Masterclass with Melis Gülher
11 January 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Make-up Masterclass with Mashaeil Ajeel Fajr Ahmad and Marmar, and Alaa Al Hendi as influencers
12 January 3:30 PM – 6:30 pm
Make-up Workshop with Tajmeel
12 January 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Make-up Masterclass with Nadia Al Shatti
SHOP & WIN
Ready for a winning spree? Shoppers who spend 200 QAR or more at any of the participating retailers can enter a weekly raffle draw for a chance to win luxurious cars and cash prizes worth up to QAR 3 million. A ‘Wheel of Fortune’ will also reward shoppers who are present at the time of the raffle with up to 15 on-the-spot prizes.
The five winners of QAR10,000 cash prizes in the second week’s raffle draw are Samar Haddad, Faisal Hussain Belghith, Al Anoud Al Thani, Mohammad Rimgul, Rashed Al Qadhi. Ghalia Ahmad Al Mhamad won QAR50,000 and the biggest cash prize of QAR100,000 went to Al Jazi Ahmad Ahdhiri. Two fortunate shoppers Wadha Al Doussari and Abdelkader Said get to update their ride this year with brand new Jaguar cars.
The five winners of the QAR10,000 cash prizes in this week’s raffle draw are: Castillo (148038), Yusuf (010851), Mohamad Ibrahim (142684), Niyaz (144157), Milvin De Arce (132183). Gabriel (145880) won QAR50,000, while the biggest cash prize of QAR100,000 went to Ziad Ali (125086). Two fortunate shoppers, Asif Aslam (214772) and Rasy (148214) get to take home the brand new Jaguar E-PACE and Jaguar XJ, respectively.
The next and final Shop Qatar Raffle Draw will be held at Doha Festival City on 20 January, 7:30 pm.
Embrace Doha Shopping Tours
Embrace Doha helps you get familiar with Souq Waqif’s handicrafts, fabrics, perfumes, incense, snacks and more! To register, call 6672 5272.