Msheireb Museums hosts inspiring TEDx talks “Thinking Outside the Box”

Doha, Qatar, 25 February 2023: Msheireb Museums, the renowned cultural and tourist destination located at Msheireb Downtown Doha, proudly hosted the 2023 TEDx talks on the theme of “Thinking outside the Box.”

In partnership with TEDx Newton International Academy, the event featured a range of inspiring talks, sessions, poetry, and musical performances. The audience, from all walks of life, thoroughly enjoyed this globally recognized motivational platform designed to push boundaries.

The event’s guest speakers included Mr. Hatem Salah, co-founder and CCO of Showdown Qatar, and Dr. Nasser Al-Mohannadi, Qatar Ironman, while the main speakers comprised Mr. Arkana Budiarko, who spoke about “How Dopamine changed my life,” Mr. Hamdan Kham, who discussed “The Long Stairway to Success,” Miss Hajer Haytham, who presented on “Blaming our Circumstances,” and Miss Jannatul Mawa, who spoke about “The End of the world and what we can do to stop it.” Additionally, the event included a special poetry reading by Nour Ahmed and a School choir performance.

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience, and in the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx events combine TED Talks videos and live speakers to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded as TEDx, where x represents an independently organized TED event.

Msheireb Museums is more than just a center for tourism and history; it is also an educational and cultural hub that plays an integral role in creating awareness and educating the community. The Museums at Msheireb Downtown Doha have established a range of national and international partnerships, adding tremendous value to Qatar’s cultural and social landscape, and enhancing its position as a leading center for community engagement.


Msheireb Downtown Doha celebrates National Sports Day with exciting sports, fitness, and fun activations


Doha, Qatar, 13 February 2023: Msheireb Downtown Doha will celebrate National Sports Day with a wide range of sports, fitness, and fun activities that suit all ages

These events support Qatar’s efforts to spread sports culture and encourage individuals to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle.

The activations will take place through the vibrant streets of the city during the whole day. It will start with a heart-pumping walk or run between 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, followed by a day of outdoor sports activities at Sikkat Wadi Msheireb.

The activations in Sikkat Al Wadi consist of several activities distributed along the street in eight different stations including football, basketball, table tennis, badminton, and gym classes, in addition to videogames and babyfoot challenges.


Children will have dedicated spaces to get engaged with face painting and balloon twisting arts.


For those looking to elevate their well-being, outdoor fitness classes by Zulal Wellness Resort will meet their needs with Tai Chi sessions at 10:00 AM, Pilates at 1:00 PM and a relaxing session of Yoga at 3:00 PM. They can also challenge themselves with outdoor and indoor sports classes by CYQLONE with exclusive women’s only classes between 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and everyone else after that.

All participants will have the chance to win a night’s stay at Zulal Wellness Resort, the Middle East’s premier health and wellness resort!

Msheireb Downtown Doha is a major destination in Qatar and the region for residents and visitors to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. The sustainable city offers safe movement to pedestrians and bicycle riders on dedicated tracks.

The “Horse Month” exhibition launches at Msheireb Downtown


The exhibition is open until 6 March in Sikkat Wadi Msheireb –
Doha, Qatar, 12 February 2023:
The art exhibition “Horse Month” (Shahr Al Khail), documenting the authentic Arabic horse story and tracing the legacy of Arabs through paintings, sketches, photographic and audio works, was launched in Msheireb Downtown Doha.
The exhibition is curated by Nouf Al Thani and the artist Imad Al Tai to document an important and key element in Qatari heritage and history through a wonderful art exhibition that shows the importance of authentic Arab horses in the life and heritage of Qatari people.
The Paintings and works of visual and audio art document the aesthetic of horses and the importance of preserving their authentic lineage and prominent role in the people of Qatar’s life throughout history. Msheireb Downtown Doha hosts this exhibition as part of its mission and social
responsibility to highlight the most important features of Qatar’s human civilization, preserve our cultural and social heritage for present and future generations and highlight this legacy for international visitors and tourists visiting Msheireb as a leading tourist and cultural destination .
Qatar is home to one of the most prestigious horse breeds in the world, marked by beauty, intelligence, strength and speed.
The exhibition is held in a showroom next to Alwadi Hotel M Gallery at Sikkat Wadi Msheireb and runs until 6 March 2023. The exhibition is open from 10:30 am to 9 pm