Kuwaiti stars Essa Almarzoug and Ibrahim Dashti to take the stage this week

As the stakes get higher for the teams competing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Qatar Fan Zone at the Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena is matching the fans’ mounting excitement with more live entertainment throughout the last week of the tournament.

After a short break on Sunday and Monday, the Fan Zone will re-open this Tuesday, 10 July, to screen the semi-final matches of the month-long tournament. The Fan Zone’s music performances will feature Kuwaiti stars Essa Almarzoug (Tuesday, 10 July), and Ibrahim Dashti the next day (Wednesday 11 July). Both their performances are free and will begin at 7:30 pm.

The concerts will be preceded by other entertainment features starting at 4 pm, including Russian folk dances, enthralling Pixel Poi and Diabolo shows, cheerful roaming parades and upbeat performances by LED drummers.

Over 62,000 Visitors


Qatar Fan Zone has welcomed more than 62,000 visitors so far. Throughout the knockout and quarter final stages, football fans and music enthusiasts enjoyed live music performances by Moroccan star Hatim Ammor, world-renowned Rai icon Cheb Khaled, Iraqi singer Mohammed Al Fares and Lebanese artist Ziad Bourji. Football freestyle superstars Tobias Becs and Raquel Benetti also took the stage to show off their moves and share their tricks with the Fan Zone visitors.

The Fan Zone is open to the public on match days only, between 4 pm and midnight. It is powered by Vodafone Qatar, its official telecommunications partner and supported by The W Doha Hotel and Residences, the official hospitality partner.

Qatar Fan Zone is organised by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, the Ministry of Culture and Sports, and Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA). 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 organised by QTA.