By Qatar National Tourism Council on November 22, 2019


International artists to perform from 13-19 December include Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Maluma, and Cheb Khaled

Regional stars Yara, Fahad Al Kubaisi, Rahma Riad, Ibrahim Dashti, and Omar Al Abdallat take stage from 5-7 December

Travel and stay packages included in series dubbed ‘Qatar Live’, organised by Qatar Airways and QNTC and including 2-day Daydream Festival


Global superstar Katy Perry, legendary band Maroon 5, international Latin music star Maluma, and international music legend Cheb Khaled are set to perform in Doha between 13 and 19 December, in time for the FIFA Club World Cup being hosted in Qatar from 11 to 21 December.

In addition, some of the Middle East region’s most famous music stars will perform during the finals of the GCC Cup, which concludes on 8 December. The line-up taking the stage between 5 and 7December features Qatari musician Fahad Al Kubaisi, Yara, Omar Al Abdallat, Ibrahim Dashti, and Rahma Riad.

The series of musical events are being held under the banner Qatar Live, organised by Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC).

For fans of electronic music, the organisers are bringing Daydream Festival to Qatar for the first time on 12 and 20 December 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 12 December the line-up of DJs includes Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Robin Schulz, Sam Feldt, Matt Sochon, and Wankelmut. On 20 December Afrojack, Lost Frequencies, Mark Knight, Steff Da Campo, and Matt Sochon will perform at the festival. Tickets for all events can be purchased at from 4 PM AST on 20 November.


Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and Secretary-General of QNTC, His Excellency Mr. 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.”

To provide a complete experience, 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, visit from 4 PM AST on 20 November.

Additionally, Katara Hospitality –the global hotel owner, developer, and operator –joins ashotel 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; Sharq Village & Spa; Al Messila Resort & Spa; Simaisma Resort; SealineBeach Resort; The Avenue Hotel; and Movenpick Hotel Doha. Details of the packages can be found at from 4 PM AST on 20 November.

A schedule of the music events can be found at The lineup is as follows:·

  • Yara and Ibrahim Dashti, 5 December, Katara
  • Rahma Riad, Fahad Al Kubaisi, and Omar Al Abdallat, 7 December, DECC·
  • Daydream Festival, 12 and 20 December, Ritz-Carlton Doha·
  • Cheb Khaled, 13 December, DECC·
  • Katy Perry, 15 December, DECC·
  • Maluma, 16 December, DECC·
  • Maroon 5, 19 December, DECC


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