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Prizes, concerts and sales! Shop Qatar makes its mark as first major festival in two years


Shop Qatar is the first major festival in Qatar in 18 months, with discounts of up to 90 percent at 15 locations throughout the country.

Qatar’s annual festival Shop Qatar is a celebration of the Gulf state’s diverse retail,
beauty, and entertainment choices, featuring an array of events in and around
some of the country’s most famous shopping malls.

The annual event aims to promote Qatar’s beauty and leisure sector as well as
showcase its generous hospitality. Shop Qatar also offers a variety of captivating
workshops and masterclasses and promises some intriguing surprises for

Four weekly lottery draws will see hundreds of prizes, including cash and cars
valued more than QAR 4 million awarded to lucky winners in Qatar.
On September 17, the first raffle draw took place at Doha Festival City, with winners
receiving brand new cars, mall gift vouchers, PlayStation 5 consoles, and much

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So far, Shop Qatar has also hosted super star pop singers Nancy Ajram and Wael
Kfoury at two concerts on October 1 and October 7 at the Qatar National
Convention Centre (QNCC).

Bollywood celebrity designer Manish Malhotra was also present at a trunk show that
was held at the Mondrian hotel, where fashion enthusiasts were able to get up close
and personal with the luxury items.

Shop Qatar 2021 also hosted celebrity makeup artist Bassam Fattouh for a makeup
master class at the Park Hyatt Doha on 21 September. The live session uncovered
beauty secrets and highlighted some of his signature makeup techniques, allowing
the audience to master the art of makeup application.

Shop Qatar Design Week is set to take place for the first time in Msheireb
Downtown and will feature pop-up shops, workshops, and two international fashion
displays to celebrate the Qatar-USA 2021 Year of Culture.

Pop-up shops will be featured over a one week period from 3-8 October. Workshops
include candle making on 3 October, denim workshops from 4-5 October, perfume
workshops from 6-7 October, and design workshops during the final days of the
week from 8-9 October.

Instagram influencer Ghadeer Alsultan will also be holding a masterclass at the Park
Hyatt on 7 October, while renowned Indian-American fashion designer Naeem Khan
will be hosting a private viewing at the Doha Design District on October 8.

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