The biggest Summer in Qatar program wrapped up on Friday, August 16, after a week of colourful Eid Al Adha celebrations in Souq Waqif, Al Wakra, Katara and all the partner shopping malls as well as a lineup of multicultural music, comedy, theatre and movie award shows. The third and final raffle draw at the Mall of Qatar announced the winners of the final raffle draw, marking the end of the summer programme.
Summer in Qatar’s retail offering featured 3 monthly raffle draws, announced by the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Shoppers were able to participate in the draws with every purchase of QR 200 or above at any of the ten participating malls. A total of 27 prizes worth QR 2 million were claimed during the season. In the third and final draw, eight shoppers won cash prizes worth QAR 300,000, while one lucky winner took home the grand prize: a McLaren Spider 570s (2018 model).
The winners of the final draw are:
During Eid holidays, residents and visitors enjoyed a Kuwaiti play “Khutuat AlShaytan” at Qatar National Theatre. Blue Man Group enthralled young and old with their novel visual arts performance. Omid Djalili, Nemr Abou Nassar and Hamad Al-Amari had audiences in fits at the Doha Comedy Festival while Kadim Al Saher mesmerized the audiences with his magical singing for two nights. The 8th South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) also brought a galaxy of hundreds of South Indian film stars to Lusail Sports Arena to attend the two-day mega awards show. Adding to the Eid joy and excitement Qatar’s first-ever indoor snow themed park Snow Dunes opened at Doha Festival City on the second day of Eid where families enjoyed ice-cold temperature and a variety of activities and rides spread over 9,500 square meters.