Two fantastic events to attend this weekend starting form tonight!

Attend a talk on International Women’s Day event

This evening the UNESCO, Al Jazeera English and the Doha Centre for Media Freedom will host a “Women Make the News” event to mark International Women’s Day at Al Jazeera Cafe in Katara Cultural Village from 5:30 to 7:30pm.

In details, seven women will speak during the event, including AJ+ Managing Director Dima Khatib, cartoonist Latifa Darwish and Al Jazeera presenter Asma Al Hamadi.

There will also be a workshop on how to present the news and film it . Simultaneous translation will be provided.

The event is open to all.

Dinner will be served at 7:30pm after the speeches and workshop


Attend the Dragon Boat Festival

This Friday Qatar’s first dragon boat competition of the season will take place at the Grand Hyatt Doha from 8am to 5pm.

Come cheer on your favorite team as Qatar’s best dragon boat clubs compete in the 200m sprint category.

Dragon boat racing is an ancient sport in southern China in which competitors race in boats the shape of dragons.

The event is free and open to the public.

You can get more information by clicking here.

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