Posted on August 01, 2015

Entertainment City

  • Will be held at the Doha Exhibition Center between August 1-31
  • Games price range is between QR5-QR25
  • Opening hours:
    • Saturday – Wednesday between 1pm-11pm
    • Thursday – Friday between 1pm – 12 am
  • Includes Games and rides, live stage performances food outlets, shopping outlets (A mini trade fair that includes 125 outlets).

​Summer Concerts and Live Ticket Shows

Type of Event

Artist(s)

Date/Time

Venue

Tickets

Live Concert

Asala Nasri

27 August/ 9pm

Hamad Al Attiyah Arena

Virgin Megastores

Live Concert

Saad Lamjerd

27 August/ 9pm

Hamad Al Attiyah Arena

Virgin Megastores

Live Concert

Balqees Fathi

28 August

Hamad Al Attiyah Arena

Virgin Megastores

Live Concert

Rabeh Saqer

28 August

Hamad Al Attiyah Arena

Virgin Megastores

Doha Comedy Day

Fahed Beitari/Ibrahim Khairallah/Hamad Al Ammari/Ahmad Al Shamri/Badr Saleh/Ali Al Sayed

29 August/8:00 pm

QNCC

Virgin Megastores and DEC

Retail Promotions and Raffle Draw

  • The summer retail promotions and raffle draws will take place during the Qatar Summer festival between 1- 31 August.
  • The unique shopping experience will include sales and promotions as well as a weekly raffle draw in participating malls around Qatar. The type of activation will vary per mall as per table 1.1.
  • Each shopping venue will include a designated entertainment area for children where they can colour their summer.

Participating malls:

Mall

Sale (Up to 50%) / Promotion

Raffle Promotion

Landmark

 

Y

Hyatt Plaza

Y

Y

Gulf Mall

 

Y

Villaggio

 

Y

The Mall

Y

Y

Al Khor

Y

Y

The Gate

Y

Y

The Pearl (The Closet/United Fashion Company)

Y

Y

Ezdan Mall

Y (Sales only)

Y

Sales and Promotion

  • Eight malls, including Hayatt Plaza, The Mall, Al Khor Mall, The Gate and Ezdan Mall, Villaggio, Landmark and Gulf Mall as well as select stores at The Pearl-Qatar will be participating in the shopping promotions and raffle draws.
  • Several will be offering either sales up to 50% in various stores or other promotions on selected brands, such as “Buy One – Get One Free.” Participating stores will be recognizable through the QSF 2015 slogan “Colour Your Summer,” which will be visible on their doors or windows. The promotions will continue until the last day of QSF, August 31st.

The Weekly Raffle Draw and Live Entertainment 

  • A weekly raffle draw event will take place at four of the participating malls every weekend and throughout the month of August (Table 1.2) between 7:30pm - 8:30pm.
  • A total of 40 prizes (10 prizes per week) will be distributed to the lucky winners. Cash prizes amount to over QAR 700,000.
  • Shoppers who spend QAR 200 at any store, whether participating in the promotions or not, will be eligible to enter a raffle draw for one of 40 prizes including a BMW 7 Series, a Mini Cooper, a QAR 50,000 cheque and a QAR 10,000 cheque.
  • The total of cash prizes amounts to over QAR 700,000.
  • Information desks will be erected in all malls to answer customers’ queries.
  • Customers can exchange their receipts with vouchers at the information desk (the number of vouchers depends on the amount of receipts) and drop them in the designated draw barrel.

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Schedule of Raffle Draws

 Mall

 Date

Ezdan Mall

6 August 2015

The Mall

13 August 2015

Gulf Mall

20 August 2015

Villaggio

27August 2015

In addition to the main raffle event, roaming hostesses will be selecting random shoppers to join a side draw that will offer winners shopping vouchers of up to QR 5,000. To be selected for the draw, their bill (or total amount of bills) doesn’t have to reach QR 200.

Stage performances and live roaming shows will take place in four of the participating malls:

  • Live and roaming shows to include:
    • Live shows: Origami artists, Harp and Violin performers, peed painting, interactive show projections, German wheel, fighting gravity, aerial show, football freestyle.
    • Roaming shows: Oriental Parade and Stilt Walkers, Oriental Parade, Circus performers, Stilt clown trio and Circus Parade. Performances will take place the Hyatt Plaza and Villaggio in week 1, and Ezdan and Gulf malls on week 2.
  • Weekly draw prizes include:
    • Two Cars per draw (1 BMW 7 Series and 1 Mini Cooper).
    • Four cheques of QR 10,000.
    • Two cheques of QR 50,000.

Hotel Promotions

  • 26 hotels and apartments
  • Starts on 1 August and ends on 31 August
  • Includes at least two of the below offers:
    • Pay for 2 nights, stay for 3
    • Pay for 5 nights, stay for 6
    • Free roundtrip airport transfers
    • 50% discount on selected body treatments and spa outlets
    • 50% discount on food and beverage outlets
    • Free breakfast
    • Free kids meals (up to 3 children per family)
    • Late checkout (5 pm)
    • Free inter-hotel shuttle service

Participating hotels

Al Mirqab Boutique Hotel

Marsa Malaz Kempinski - The Pearl Doha

Al Jasra Boutique Hotel

Mercure Grand Hotel

Al Bidda Boutique Hotel

Plaza Inn Hotel

Al Liwan Suites Hotel

Retaj Al Rayyan

Best Western PLUS Doha

Retaj Royale

City Inn Al Seef

Sharq Village and Spa

Crowne Plaza Doha – The business Park

The Torch Doha

Concord Hotel Doha

The Ritz Carlton Doha

Doha Mariott

Wyndham Grand Regency Hotel

Governor West Bay Suites & Residences

Warwick Doha Hotel

Grand Regal Hotel

W Hotel & Residences

Holiday Villa Hotel

Zubarah Hotel Doha

La Cigale

Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel

*For details on which offers can be found at each hotel, visit www.qatarsummerfestival.qa.

Online presence:

www.qatarsummerfestival.qa; Facebook: qatarsummerfestival; Twitter: qsummerfestival; Instagram: qatarsummerfestival; Youtube: Qatar Summer Festival; #QSF2015

​source: The Peninsula

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