The first of the festival’s four weekly raffle draws was held at Mall of Qatar and 15 winners walked away with two BMW cars and QR500,000 in cash prizes, the organisers have announced.
Around 25,000 vouchers were entered into the draw through the first five days of Shop Qatar, from January 7 to January 11.
Visitors and residents continue to have a chance to win by shopping or dining at any of the festival’s 13 mall partners.
For every QR200 spent at any of the participating retailers or restaurants, shoppers can enter one of the festival’s three remaining raffle draws, with two cars and 13 cash prizes ranging from QR10,000 to QR100,000 to be won each week.
Upcoming draws will be held at 8.30pm on January 18 and January 25 at Tawar Mall and Dar Al Salam Mall, respectively.
The final draw will take place at the closing ceremony in Doha Festival City on February 8 and will feature a special performance by Lebanese singer Ramy Ayach.
Saturday marked the end of Shop Qatar 2018’s ‘Arabian Week’.
The festival’s second week, which runs from Sunday (January 14) until January 20, is themed ‘Bollywood Week’ and is set to bring a special line-up of entertainment and activities that celebrate the Indian subcontinent’s vibrant culture and arts.
A display of saris and Lehenga dresses is expected at the Bollywood Fashion Show, to be held at 7pm on January 17 at Mondrian Hotel.
Over 100 different looks will be on show.
Those interested in attending can register online via www.talentresources.org/fashion-show-registration The event is for free and seats will be provided on a first-come-first-served basis.
Malls participating in Shop Qatar will also host a variety of Bollywood-themed pop-up shops, inviting mall-goers to create and personalise their own embroidered khussa slippers, bangles and more.
The month-long festival organised by Qatar Tourism Authority celebrates the country’s diverse retail offerings against a backdrop of colourful cultural activities.
Shop Qatar 2018 runs until February 7 under the theme “A Brand New Tradition”.
QR10,000 winners: No 14824, 064564, 017786, 006545; QR20,000 winner: 007918; QR30,000 winner: 023180; QR40,000 winners: 001236, 065405, 011740, 025365; QR50,000, winner: 004121; QR100,000 winners: 027546, 001256; BMW 520i winner: 057474; BMW 730 Li winner: 018102.Last updated: January 13 2018 10:11 PM
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