October marks the transition from summer to winter. Temperature starts decreasing from 40 deg mark but still hovering above 30 deg. When temperature decreases activity increases. So what is it in October?
1. First Latin American Cultural Festival
October 6 to 15 2011, Katara
For the first time in Doha ,KATARA proudly presents the Latin American Cultural Festival, a celebration of the great value of the cultural heritage inherent of this part of the world.
Latin America is a region with an impressive cultural deversity, normally unknown to foreigners. The region counts with a rich variety of rithms ,dances ,traditions,flavors and so much more !
Join us and discover the joyful atmosphere that has made the Latin Americans so popular throughout
the history of arts.
Tickets are now available at Virgin Megastore Landmark or Villagio
You can also purchase online at http://tickets.virginmegastore.me/index.php?country=QA
2. Doha Park
October 13 – November 17, 2011, at the grounds of Doha Exhibition Center
The festival will feature more than 100 entertaining events and attractions, including an amusement park, an international circus, theatrical plays, concerts, a 3D cinema, performances by folkloric bands depicting the heritage of Qatar and other Arabic countries, appearances by famous cartoon personalities, a play area for children under the age of 10, entertainment programs, a live theatre for children, and various fun athletic activities to suit tastes of all family members.
For more: Doha Park website
3. Re-opening of Doha Zoo’s Dream Park
Dream Park is an entertainment and games city within Doha Zoo Complex. It was under renovation and now reopened to receive its visitors. Special offer buy one ticket and get one free is applicable from 6 – 31 October 2011. Entry and Exit from Doha Zoo Gate (3pm-6pm) and from DreamPark Gate (6.30pm-11pm).
4. Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2011
October 25-29, 2011. Various locations in Doha (mainly in Katara. Other films are screened at City Center Cinema, Villagio Cinema, hotels).
DTFF 2011 features world premiere Arabian epic Black Gold (directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud) which is Qatar’s first internation co-production movie.