Qatar Fan Zone at the Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena is adding to its cultural offering this season through a series of free, live concerts between the evening match screenings of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ for all the visiting football fans and families to enjoy.
The series of performances kicked off this week with Moroccan singer Hatim Ammor as the first star to take the stage right before the kick-off between Morocco and Spain.
The music concerts, organised by local entertainment business Social Studios, is bringing some of the most loved music stars from across the Middle East to Qatar, including popular North Africa star Cheb Khaled, who will perform this Thursday, 28 June, for local fans. All concerts are scheduled to start at 7:30 pm.
For the World Cup quarter finals on 6-7 July, the concerts will feature Iraqi singer Mohammed Al Fares and Lebanese artist Ziad Bourji, respectively. Kuwaiti Star Academy sensation Essa Almarzoug is set to take the stage on 10 July, followed by another Kuwaiti star Ibrahim Dashti the next day, 11 July.
Qatar Fan Zone is organised by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), the Ministry of Culture and Sports and Qatar Tourism Authority. For the latest news from Qatar Fan Zone follow @roadto2022 and @QatarCalendar on social media.
Qatar Fan Zone is a highlight of this year’s Qatar Summer Festival, which kicked off on the first day of Eid Al Fitr. Organised by QTA, the 11-week festival is a nationwide celebration of the country’s diverse retail and hospitality offerings, complemented by a host of entertainment and sports activities.
The fan zone is open daily from 2 pm until midnight, 28 June. It will be open from 4 pm until midnight between 30 June and 15 July. Operating on match days only, Qatar Fan Zone is powered by Vodafone Qatar and supported The W Doha Hotel and Residences.