wud.qa

Donate a School Backpack for those in need at Doha Festival City


Doha Festival City, Qatar’s unique and world-class retail, entertainment and dining destination is launching its ‘Back to School’ season with a community initiative in collaboration with Qatar Charity.

Shoppers are invited to donate new school backpacks including items such as pencil cases, stationery and more, in a giant backpack, located opposite to Monoprix store on the Ground Floor, from 22 to 30 August. After donating, shoppers will receive vouchers worth up to QAR 50 to be spent in participating stores at Doha Festival City. Customers can register themselves, donate and receive gift cards from one of the participating sponsor retailers, including Salam Kido, Kipling, Daiso, Abercombie & Fitch, Hollister, Centrepoint, Harvey Nichols, FNAC and Marks & Spencer.

 Robert Hall, General Manager, said: “We are very excited to kick off our Back-to-School season with our biggest donation box. I would like to thank Qatar Charity for their cooperation.  We are part of the community and we are very happy to be able to facilitate opportunities such as this one. I would also like to thank our retailers for participating by offering their best goods to Doha Festival City shoppers. We invite everyone to join us and to enjoy the new school year collection at the mall.”

Parents can avoid the stress of last-minute ‘Back to School’ shopping with fabulous offers and bargains at Doha Festival City and kick-start the new school year in style. With cool, new items at great prices, the mall has everything shoppers need for their children of different ages.

For more information, visit dohafestivalcity.com

Doha Festival City is Qatar’s preferred destination for shopping, entertainment, and dining. Bringing several firsts to Doha, this incomparable mall –is one of the largest such developments in the Middle East, offering almost a quarter of a million sqm of leasable space, providing something for everyone, and creating exceptional and memorable experiences with each and every visit.

Doha Festival City is home to famous brand names in retail, many of which have made their Qatar debut; including Harvey Nichols, Charlotte Tilbury, Kiehl’s, Dior Beauty Boutique, and ACE. It also houses the country’s only IKEA which has been open since 2013.  There are over 100 places to dine and relax including restaurants, cafés and casual dining outlets, from brands that are unique to Qatar including Jamie’s Italian, Café Coco, 800 Degrees and Aimee’s Cafe.

Doha Festival City has the country’s biggest world-class entertainment offering including a unique mix of indoor and outdoor attractions–from Qatar’s first VOX 4D cinema complex with 18 digital screens Theatre by Rhodes, to green spaces for outdoor exercise and Outdoor Leisure Trail cycling and three unique entertainment parks, including Angry Birds World, Snow Dunes, and Virtuocity.

The world’s first Angry Birds WorldTM , introduced and developed by the leading location-based entertainment company Trimoo in partnership with Rovio Entertainment, opened in Doha Festival City in May 2018. The park is an unparalleled family entertainment destination, inspired by the global gaming sensation and the blockbuster movie.

VIRTUOCiTY™ is the region’s first dedicated gaming hub that merges the virtual world with the real world. Opened in December 2018, this entertainment park is equipped with full motion racing simulators, escape rooms and an astonishing multipurpose eSports arena. The venue offers an immersive digital experience for teens and adults.

Snow Dunes â„¢ is the first indoor snow park that will open in Qatar, featuring a castle inspired by authentic Qatari architecture. It is based on an old folk tale about a wave of cold coming in the spring and covering the ground with a white mantle. The park uses state-of-the-art technology to produce snow-white ice at temperatures of -4 degrees Celsius.

For more information visit http://www.dohafestivalcity.com