Every October Qatar turns pink for the International Month for Breast Cancer Awareness. This year is no different, with many restaurants presenting special pink-themed events and promotions.
We also want to take a moment to highlight the importance of regular screening as early detection of breast cancer can increase chances of survival to 98%. It should be emphasised that men can suffer from the illness too, and that all women irrespective of age should contact their physician if they have any concerns.
Screen for Life provides free screening services for women aged between 45 and 69. Call 0800 1112 to arrange a 20minute appointment at their mobile unit or any of their screening facilities.
Screen for Life Activation Booths will also be touring the following malls: Gulf Mall Oct 1 – 8; Ezdan Mall Oct 6-17; Landmark Mall Oct 16-31; and Villagio Mall Oct 25-31. Booths will be open between 2pm and 10pm (Saturdays 10am to 10pm).
If you want to support #Pinktober then check out the following events and promotions happening in Qatar throughout the month of October.
#Pinktober Events in Doha
Chef’s Garden, Education City
There will be a special Charity Gala on Wednesday 26th October at 8.30pm at Chef’s Garden with a dinner and a show! Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra Quartet will play classical music live such as works by Mozart. Dress Code is Smart for this event.
There will also be a dinner buffet – priced from QR 200 per person inc beverages. Profits will go to Qatar Cancer Society.
For bookings and more information call Chef’s Garden on +974 4409 5042.
InterContinental Doha The City
There will be a variety of pink activities at InterContinental Doha The City. Guests can enjoy a Pink Afternoon Tea with pink treats at the Lobby Lounge for QR95.
The hotel will also hold a Pink Bar Squared Brunch at The Square on Friday 21st October. A special pink mocktail menu will be offered at Al Jalsa, and Pink Wednesdays at Strata are planned with designer pink bags being given away in a raffle draw every week
For more information contact +974 4015 8888 or email [email protected]
Marriott Marquis Doha
Celebrate Pink October at QuickBites and West End Cafe Patisserie with Pink pastries, desserts and beverages. A proportion of each pink purchase will help to raise funds for Qatar Cancer Society.
For more information contact +974 4419 5000
Shakespeare and Co Qatar
Order either the Pink Lemonade, Pink Chocolate Boxes or Strawberry Cheesecake throughout October, with 10% of the total price going to Qatar Cancer Society in support of breast cancer.
For more information contact +974 6676 8812 | +974 6629 3821
For every purchase of any two of the Buttermilk Pancakes, Pasta Alla GiGi or the Perfectly Pink drink, 10% of their sales will be donated to Qatar Cancer Society.
For more information contact +974 5040 9900
Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara and Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels will be holding a Power of Pink charity event to raise money for breast cancer awareness. The event will be on 13th October from 7.00pm until 10.30pm, at their Azraq restaurant.
Priced at QAR 300 per person with boat transportation. Be sure to wear something pink!
For more information contact +974 4040 5050 or email [email protected]
Four Seasons Doha
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month Seasons Tea Lounge is offering a pink-inspired Afternoon Tea. It will be available for the whole month of October from 3.00 pm to 6.30 pm. For more information contact +974 4494 8600
Four Seasons Doha and Hamad Medical Corporation will also be hosting a free Pink Evening event on October 15th 2016 from 7.00pm until 9.00pm. It will be held at the Four Seasons Garden Terrace with ‘Pink Talk”’ featuring key guest speakers who will discuss Breast Cancer Awareness. There will also be Pink Yoga by the beach – guests must register for this activity. For more information and registration contact Four Seasons Hotel Spa on +974 4494 8802 between 10.00am – 10.00pm.
Crowne Park Plaza
The Be Social Friday Brunch will be going pink too, with a pink dessert station and pink decorations in Aramede. Every Friday 12.30pm until 4.00pm. Priced at QR255 inc water, juices and loads; priced at QR355 with selected beverages. A donation of QR 10 will be given to Qatar Cancer Society for every Pink Ribbon Brunch Sale. Meesh Cafe will also be selling pink-inspired treats.
For more information call +974 4408 7788 or email [email protected]