The biggest Summer in Qatar programme wrapped up on 16 August after a week of colourful Eid Al Adha celebrations in Souq Waqif, Al Wakra, Katara and all the partner shopping malls as well as a lineup of multicultural music, comedy, theatre and movie award shows. The third and final raffle draw at the Mall of Qatar announced the winners of the final raffle draw, marking the end of the summer programme.
During Eid holidays, residents and visitors enjoyed a Kuwaiti play “Khutuat AlShaytan” at Qatar National Theatre. Blue Man Group enthralled young and old with their novel visual arts performance. Omid Djalili, Nemr Abou Nassar and Hamad Al-Amari had audiences in fits at the Doha Comedy Festival while Kadim Al Saher mesmerised the audiences with his magical singing for two nights.
The eighth South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) also brought a galaxy of hundreds of South Indian film stars to Lusail Sports Arena to attend the two-day mega awards show.
Adding to the Eid joy and excitement, Qatar’s first-ever indoor snow-themed park Snow Dunes opened at Doha Festival City on the second day of Eid, where families enjoyed the ice-cold temperature and a variety of activities and rides spread over 9,500 square metres.
Summer in Qatar’s retail offering featured 3 monthly raffle draws, announced by the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Shoppers were able to participate in the draws with every purchase of QAR200 or above at any of the ten participating malls. A total of 28 prizes worth QAR2 million were claimed during the season. In the third and final draw, nine shoppers won cash prizes worth QAR400,000, while one lucky winner took home the grand prize: a McLaren Spider 570s (2018 model).
The winners of the final draw are:
Amount Won (QAR)
McLaren Spider 570s