* Qatar Airways and QNTC launch Qatar Live campaign featuring 'spectacular' music events
Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) on Tuesday launched Qatar Live – a series of music concerts and festivals that will take place in Doha from December 5 to 19.
The events have been organised to align with the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Qatar 2019 (November 26 to December 8) and the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 (December 11 to 21) to "provide world-class entertainment for football fans, visitors and local residents", a press statement noted.
Global superstar Katy Perry, legendary band Maroon 5, international Latin music star Maluma and international music legend Cheb Khaled will perform in Doha between December 13 and 19, at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).
Also, from December 5 to 7, some of the Middle East region’s most famous music stars will perform at Katara and DECC. The lineup features Qatari musician Fahad al-Kubaisi, Yara, Omar al-Abdallat, Ibrahim Dashti and Rahma Riad.
For fans of electronic music, Qatar Airways and QNTC are bringing Daydream Festival to Qatar for the first time on December 12 and 20 at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha. The world-renowned festival takes place each year at different locations around the world, bringing together the best DJs in dance and electronic music.
On December 12, the lineup of DJs includes Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Robin Schulz, Sam Feldt, Matt Sochon and Wankelmut. On December 20, Afrojack, Lost Frequencies, Mark Knight, Steff Da Campo and Matt Sochon will perform.
Tickets for all events can be purchased at qatarlive.qa from 4pm Wednesday.
Qatar Airways Group chief executive and secretary-general of QNTC, HE Akbar al-Baker, said: “I am thrilled to launch our Qatar Live series of music concerts today, set to be the best of its kind in the region, and look forward to welcoming these fantastic musical talents to Doha in the coming weeks.
"With the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Qatar 2019 and the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 happening during the same period as these music events, it is going to be a really exciting time to be in Doha for residents and visitors alike. To celebrate, we are offering passengers special fares and packages to Doha during this time.”
From now until December 21, Qatar Airways is offering special offers on Economy and Business Class flights for global passengers visiting Doha. Additionally, for visitors travelling from Kuwait and Oman, Qatar Airways Holidays is offering special packages that will cover flights, hotels, airport transfers and concert tickets when travelling to Qatar.
For travellers from the rest of the world, packages and stopovers covering hotels and transfers are available through Discover Qatar. To learn more about Qatar Airways’ special offers, one can visit qatarairways.com/QatarLive from 4pm Wednesday.
Additionally, Qatar Airways Group has partnered with Katara Hospitality – the global hotel owner, developer, and operator – as hotel partner for these special packages. A "memorable experience awaits guests of all ages with distinguished hotels across Qatar", including The Ritz-Carlton, Doha; Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel; Sharq Village & Spa; Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Doha; Simaisma Resort; Sealine Beach, A Murwab Resort; The Avenue Hotel; and Movenpick Hotel Doha, the statement adds.
Details of the packages can be found at qatarairways.com/QatarLive from 4pm Wednesday.
Music events' schedule
A schedule of the music events can be found at qatarlive.qa. The lineup is as follows:
* Yara and Ibrahim Dashti, December 5, Katara
* Rahma Riad, Fahad al-Kubaisi and Omar al-Abdallat, December 7, DECC
* Daydream Festival, December 12 and 20, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha
* Cheb Khaled, December 13, DECC
* Katy Perry, December 15, DECC
* Maluma, December 16, DECC
* Maroon 5, December 19, DECC
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