No weekend without events to choose from. The only hurdle is sometimes staying at home is the best option! But below are my assessments.
MotoGP Commercialbank Grand Prix of Qatar. Losail International Circuit, New Al Khor Highway, Doha, Qatar. 17,18,19,20 March 2011. Ticket starting from 30 USD (Grandstand ticket, 4 days). http://www.motogp.com
Negative. Been there twice. Plan to watch at Al Jazeera Sports.
Formula Drift Qatar. Industrial Area Street 52. Friday, 18th March 2011, 4.30pm. Tickets available at Villagio, Landmark, City Center, The Mall)
Negative. Been there.
Qatar Marine Festival. Cultural Village (Katara) Sea Front – East Side. March 16-26, 2011. Free Entrance Tickets except for Seal Show, Musical Play and Cinema with limited seat capacity. Tickets can be obtained at Event Counter. http://www.qmfoc.gov.qa
Undecided. Disappointed by silent cancellation of Carnival! Probably going if kids ask for
The Golden Age of Dutch Painting, masterpiece from the Rijksmuseum. 11 March – 6 June 2011. Museum of Islamic Art Temporary Exhibition Gallery. Tickets cost QR25 each and can be purchased from the MIA Gift Shop. Free admission for students and children under 16 years old. http://www.qma.org.qa/goldenage
Negative. Seen them at Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam last summer.
The Golden Age of the Arab Sciences. Katara, Multi Purpose Hall, Building No.12. Exhibition from March 17th – April 30th, 2011. Daily from 1500-2000hrs, Saturday 1000-2000hrs. Free entrance.
Positive. Plan to visit next weekends given the long Exhibition period.