Weekend Guide

2017 Emir’s Sword Festival

The 2017 Emir’s Sword Festival which takes place in Doha, Qatar, on 23, 24, 25 February has attracted very strong international entries. The feature races take place on the Saturday to include the HH The Emir’s Trophy (Gr1) Thoroughbred, run over 12 furlongs (2,400m), and HH The Emir’s Sword, the final leg of the Purebred Arabian Triple Crown, both of which are worth US$1,000,000.

More updates on Marhaba Events Calendar

Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2017

Will feature more than four hundred renowned international brands alongside emerging local jewellery designers who will display their finest work including special editions and unique pieces.

Until 25 February 2017, Doha Exhibition and Convention Center

Get the list of exhibitors here.

Qatar Museums

Dia Al Azzawi: A Retrospective (From 1963 Until Tomorrow)

QM will present a monograph of one of the most renowned modern artists of the Arab world: Dia Al Azzawi. The exhibition, showcasing over 546 works across fifty years and a range of media, aims at mapping an itinerary of modernism and profiles the practice of the Iraqi artist.

Locations: Mathaf and Al Riwaq

Until 16 April 2017.

Picasso-Giacometti

The exhibition includes key works by each artist, such as: Self Portrait (1901), Woman Throwing a Stone (1931) and The She Goat (1950) by Picasso and Flower in Danger (1932), Tall Woman (1960), and Walking Man (1960) by Giacometti, presented alongside rare and fragile casts, some newly discovered drawings and photographic archives as well as some replicas of Giacometti’s works for the visually impaired visitors.

Until 21 May 2017, 10 am – 10 pm at Fire Station Artist in Residence

More updates on Marhaba Events Calendar

Doha College's Exclusive Art Exhibition

An exclusive curated exhibition of Doha College students artwork. 

Until 21 March 2017 at InterContinental Doha the City

Tenth Annual Cultural Village at Qatar Univeristy

Qatar University (QU) students from 18 nationalities came together to celebrate the organisation’s diversity of backgrounds and traditions in the Tenth Annual Cultural Village with this year’s theme ‘Our Village Lanes’.

More updates on Marhaba Events Calendar

Magical Festival Village

A beautiful place where guests will enjoy shopping from the retail boutiques that have merchandising and products from all over the world meet different interests, and the actual entertainment that has been developed and designed to attract various ages

Until 30 April, daily at 2 pm – 10 pm

Vodafone's Treasure Hunts

Vodafone Qatar is organising Treasure Hunts at Gulf Mall from 19 January – 21 March and at Hyatt Plaza from 26 January – 28 March that aim to inform parents about how to keep their children safe in the digital world and to encourage them to have an open dialogue with their children about these matters. The treasure hunts take place from 3 pm to 10 pm and involves a number of puzzles about the digital world today that parents need to solve in collaboration with their children to win great prizes.

Sekushi

6 pm – 11 pm at The Raw Bar, St Regis Doha

Message them on Whatsapp at 3387 0925 to book a table.

Over Your Head Live at Admiral's Club, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

All time best tunes of Rock n' Roll, Blues & Reggae. The place contains one of the best kitchens in town and a great selection of beverages.

Free entrance for all. A valid QID or passport is required at check-in. Happy Hour 5 pm to 7 pm, music starts 7:30 onwards

Karting and Mini Moto Track at Losail Circuit Sports Club

Track Schedule: 5 pm – 10 pm

Price: QAR 100 per Karting session of 15 Minutes, helmet mask QAR 15 – not refundable


Details on marhaba.qa/cinema-listing-doha.


Weekend Food Choices

POOLSIDE SEAFOOD NIGHT AT MOON DECK,  WARWICK DOHA

Enjoy Moon Deck’s exquisite selection of imported fish including: sea bass, sea-bream, Caribbean lobster tail, King crab legs, mussels, clams, in addition to a live seafood pasta station.

Every Thursday from 7 pm to 10:30 pm, until May 2017

Price: QAR 225 per person

For reservations, call 4456 3333 or email fb.doha@warwickhotels.com

More details on Marhaba Hospitality Section

APERITIF A LA FRANCAISE at La Mer Bistro, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha


Celebrate the weekend in a French Bistro style by indulging into authentic French aperitifs while nibbling sumptuous canapés served passed around. Unlimited canapés for two hours and special prices on French aperitifs and selected drinks À la carte.

Thursdays and Fridays, 6 pm – 8 pm

For reservations, call 4484 8000. Get more F&B promotions here.

BISTRO JAZZ at La Mer Bistro, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

Every Thursday, from 7:30 pm onwards, Bistro comes to live with the fantastic duo from Doha Jazz proposing you an eclectic selection of music from French pop, to Bossa Nova, going through all kind of Jazz from one week to the other. You can relax and chill out with friends in a never boring snob-free atmosphere.

Thursdays, 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

For reservations, call 4484 8000. Get more F&B promotions here.

Maharaja Night at Azraq Restaurant, Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara

Discover the true taste of India in an evening of flavour and spice you will never forget. Authentic Tandoor cuisine is prepared and served to perfection at live cooking stations, filling the buffet with an endless array of seafood, meat and vegetarian selections.

Join every Thursday at Azraq Restaurant, from 7 pm—11 pm for a deliciously satisfying experience.

Price per person: QAR 225 for in-house guests. QAR275 for visiting guests

For reservations, call 4040 5031/4040 5032. Get more F&B promotions here

Cosmopolitan Thursday

Celebrate the beginning of the weekend with dinner and selected beverages with friends at The Square. Enjoy International popular dishes on the buffet from 6 pm – 11 pm along with your favourite house beverages.

QAR 255 inclusive of soft beverages, QAR 355 inclusive of selected house beverages, QAR 390 inclusive of premium house beverages.

For reservations, call 4015 8888. Get more F&B promotions here.

Sizzlers Offer at Chopsticks, Wyndham Grand Regency Doha

Chopsticks Restaurant offers sizzlers set of spring roll, beef or chicken, special fried rice and mocktail for only QAR 59. Open daily from Noon—3:30 pm & 6:30 pm—11:30 pm. Live entertainment.

For reservations or inquiries, call 4434 3203. Get more Wyndham Grand Regency Doha promotions here.

Take Me to Lebanon at Sharq Village & Spa

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Guests can sample an array of authentic Lebanese, Middle Eastern and Continental cuisines prepared by master Arabic chefs.

Time: Every Thursday from 6:30 pm to11 pm

Price: QAR 250 per person excluding beverages. QAR 100 per Shisha

More details on Marhaba Hospitality Section

All You Can Eat Pasta & Pizza at La Piazza, SWBHsouq-waqif-boutique-hotels-doha-qatar-pizza-promotion

For reservations, call 4433 6666 or email souqwaqif@minor.com

*Note: For more events, check out Marhaba's Events Calendar


Have you got any events for the weekend? Drop us an email at marhaba@qatar.net.qa

Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2017 

SATT will welcome the fleet of identical Farr 30’s to the shores of Qatar at The Pearl-Qatar, on 22 February. Designed and engineered to be an everlasting icon in Qatar, The Pearl-Qatar, a man-made island in the heart of Doha’s West Bay is an obvious destination for water-sports enthusiasts, with its pleasant waters, safe beaches, world-class equipment and award-winning marina infrastructure. The first of the three in-ports will be the annual CEO Challenge Race where the heads of some of the region’s leading companies race as guests on board the boats, with the winner earning an award at the prize-giving later in the day.

More updates on Marhaba Events Calendar

Halal Qatar Festival 2017

More updates on Marhaba Events Calendar

2017 Emir’s Sword Festival

The 2017 Emir’s Sword Festival which takes place in Doha, Qatar, on 23, 24, 25 February has attracted very strong international entries. The feature races take place on the Saturday to include the HH The Emir’s Trophy (Gr1) Thoroughbred, run over 12 furlongs (2,400m), and HH The Emir’s Sword, the final leg of the Purebred Arabian Triple Crown, both of which are worth US$1,000,000.

More updates on Marhaba Events Calendar

Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2017

Will feature more than four hundred renowned international brands alongside emerging local jewellery designers who will display their finest work including special editions and unique pieces.

Until 25 February 2017, Doha Exhibition and Convention Center

Get the list of exhibitors here.

Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra's Family Concert: Nour, A Girl of the Desert

Nour is an artistic project directed by Svetlana Schmitz and MAias Alyamani. The music, composed by MAias Alyamani, will be performed by MAias and other musicians of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra. Svetlana Schmitz wrote the story. Together with Tamara Schaefer they are responsible for the drama. The performance will be accompanied by Christoph Schmitz as narrator.

3 pm and 5 pm, QNCC Auditorium 3

Get the list of exhibitors here.

Qatar Museums

Dia Al Azzawi: A Retrospective (From 1963 Until Tomorrow)

QM will present a monograph of one of the most renowned modern artists of the Arab world: Dia Al Azzawi. The exhibition, showcasing over 546 works across fifty years and a range of media, aims at mapping an itinerary of modernism and profiles the practice of the Iraqi artist.

Locations: Mathaf and Al Riwaq

Until 16 April 2017.

Picasso-Giacometti

The exhibition includes key works by each artist, such as: Self Portrait (1901), Woman Throwing a Stone (1931) and The She Goat (1950) by Picasso and Flower in Danger (1932), Tall Woman (1960), and Walking Man (1960) by Giacometti, presented alongside rare and fragile casts, some newly discovered drawings and photographic archives as well as some replicas of Giacometti’s works for the visually impaired visitors.

Until 21 May 2017, 10 am – 10 pm at Fire Station Artist in Residence

More updates on Marhaba Events Calendar

Friday MIA Park Bazaar

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With a vibrant mix of around 150 stalls. MIA Park Bazaar is a modern version of the old souq tradition. You can browse and buy handcraft, accessories, paintings, clothing, food, jewellery, photography and art. So if you’re looking for interesting or unusual gifts, the bazaar offers a wealth of options for both young and old.

Time: 3 pm to 10 pm

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park

For more information, visit MIA website

Doha College's Exclusive Art Exhibition

An exclusive curated exhibition of Doha College students artwork. 

Until 21 March 2017 at InterContinental Doha the City

Karting and Mini Moto Track at Losail Circuit Sports Club

Track Schedule: 5 pm – 10 pm

Price: QAR 100 per Karting session of 15 Minutes, helmet mask QAR 15 – not refundable

Extreme Desert Show with 365 Adventures - Qatar

For more details, click here

Magical Festival Village

A beautiful place where guests will enjoy shopping from the retail boutiques that have merchandising and products from all over the world meet different interests, and the actual entertainment that has been developed and designed to attract various ages

Until 30 April, daily at 2 pm – 10 pm

Vodafone's Treasure Hunts

Vodafone Qatar is organising Treasure Hunts at Gulf Mall from 19 January – 21 March and at Hyatt Plaza from 26 January – 28 March that aim to inform parents about how to keep their children safe in the digital world and to encourage them to have an open dialogue with their children about these matters. The treasure hunts take place from 3 pm to 10 pm and involves a number of puzzles about the digital world today that parents need to solve in collaboration with their children to win great prizes.

Mahaseel Festival at Katara

Cultural village foundation Katara invites you to freshly pick your groceries.

Every Friday and Saturday until the end of April, 8 am – 6 pm.

More details here.


Details on marhaba.qa/cinema-listing-doha.


Weekend Food Choices

TapBrunch at The Cellar, Oryx Rotana –Doha

A must-try brunch concept and very first in town, 'TapBrunch' a mixture between tapas and brunch. Every Friday, have brunch with a creative twist for QAR175 (food only) per person and top it off with the beverage package including unlimited sangria and selected vinos or house beverages for QAR275 per person, from 12:30 pm—4 pm.

More details on Marhaba Hospitality Section

SEAFOOD NIGHT (ASIAN STYLE) AT L'AUBERGE, WARWICK DOHA

Every Friday from 7 pm – 10:30 pm, until May 2017

Price: QAR 225 per person

For reservations, call 4456 3333 or email fb.doha@warwickhotels.com

More details on Marhaba Hospitality Section

Breakfast at Moon Deck with Pool Day-use

Every Friday and Saturday from 6:30 am – 11 am, until May 2017

Price: QAR 200

For reservations, call 4456 3333 or email fb.doha@warwickhotels.com

More details on Marhaba Hospitality Section

Paradise Brunch at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara

Make the most of your weekend with brunch on the Island.

Azraq restaurant invites you to explore the cuisines of the world in the weekend Paradise Brunch. Every Friday and Saturday, indulge in everything from sushi, seafood and barbecue grills to Italian, Indian, American and Arabic delicacies. Discover brunch on another level, discover the Paradise Brunch.

Price: In-house guests—QAR 225 per person, including luxury boat transfer. Visiting guests—QAR 275 per person, including luxury boat transfer. QAR 175 for children between 5 and 11 years.

For reservations, call 4040 5031/4040 5032. Get more F&B promotions here

APERITIF A LA FRANCAISE at La Mer Bistro, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha


Celebrate the weekend in a French Bistro style by indulging into authentic French aperitifs while nibbling sumptuous canapés served passed around. Unlimited canapés for two hours and special prices on French aperitifs and selected drinks À la carte.

Thursdays and Fridays, 6 pm – 8 pm

For reservations, call 4484 8000. Get more F&B promotions here

Picnic Fridays at Lagoon Restaurant & Garden, The Ritz-Calton, Doha

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Join for the new picnic concept at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha, featuring a sumptuous selection of picnic delights served to your table including family-style appetisers, grilled meats and seafood, refreshing pitchers and mouth-watering desserts, enjoyed with live music. Children will enjoy interactive games and activities at Lagoon Garden.

12:30 pm— 4 pm, QAR349 per adult with selected house beverages. QAR249 per adult with soft beverages. QAR99 per child (5—12 years)

For more information and reservations, contact 4484 8552/4484 8000. Get more The Ritz-Carlton, Doha F&B promotions here.

Hoteliers and Cabin Crew Night at Champions, Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel

For reservations, call 4419 5000. Get more F&B promotions here.

Friday Crunch at Crossroads Kitchen and New York Steakhouse, Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel

For reservations, call 4419 5000. Get more F&B promotions here.

BBQ on the Terrace at Shehrazad, Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha

Fine weather with a sizzling BBQ awaits you every Friday at Shehrazad outdoor terrace.

When: Every Friday, 6:30 pm—10:30 pm

For reservations, call 4428 1555. Get more F&B promotions here.

Brunch Delights at Simaisma


The family buffet features delicious dishes at Infinity Restaurant every Friday from 12:30 pm—4 pm. QAR150 per person, 50% discount for kids up to 12 years. 

For reservations, call 4479 9555. Get more F&B promotions here.

Mexican Street Snack Brunch at Paloma, InterContinental Doha Hotel & Residences

Take a well-deserved break and enjoy the delectable Mexican bites paired with unlimited house wines, margaritas, house wines, and international brews every Friday at QAR 199 from 12:30 pm—4 pm.

For reservations, call 4484 4919. Get more F&B promotions here.

Tagine Pour Une at Tangia, Wyndham Grand Regency Doha

For reservations or inquiries, call 4434 3203. Get more Wyndham Grand Regency Doha promotions here.

BeSocial Friday Brunch at Aramede, CROWNE PLAZA DOHA—THE BUSINESS PARK

For reservations, call 4408 7788. Get more Crowne Plaza Doha—The Business Park F&B promotions here

Family Friday Brunch at Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resortsealine-beach-ad-m67

For reservations, call 4476 5299. Get more F&B promotions here.

Hwang Goes Bento

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For more information or to make a booking, call 4015 8888 or email doharestaurants@ihg.com.

Call 4015 8888 for bookings. Get more InterContinental Doha the City F&B promotions here.

Friday Family Brunch at Hyde Park

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Where: Hyde Park, Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha

More details on Marhaba Hospitality Section

Bubbalicious Brunch, Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

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Post brunch celebrations to be continued at Mix Bar Lounge & Terrace!

Bubbalicious Brunch timing: 12:30 pm—4 pm

More details on Marhaba Hospitality Section

*Note: For more events, check out Marhaba's Events Calendar


Have you got any events for the weekend? Drop us an email at marhaba@qatar.net.qa

Doha College Spring Fayre

Spring Fair is all about having fun!

10 am – 29, Doha College West Bay Campus

King's College Doha Open Morning

10 am – 11:30 am

To register for your King’s College Doha Tour, call 3145 8794 or email admissions@kingscollegedoha.com.

More details here.

2017 Emir’s Sword Festival

The 2017 Emir’s Sword Festival which takes place in Doha, Qatar, on 23, 24, 25 February has attracted very strong international entries. The feature races take place on the Saturday to include the HH The Emir’s Trophy (Gr1) Thoroughbred, run over 12 furlongs (2,400m), and HH The Emir’s Sword, the final leg of the Purebred Arabian Triple Crown, both of which are worth US$1,000,000.

More updates on Marhaba Events Calendar

Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2017

Will feature more than four hundred renowned international brands alongside emerging local jewellery designers who will display their finest work including special editions and unique pieces.

Until 25 February 2017, Doha Exhibition and Convention Center

Get the list of exhibitors here.

Art Trail in Education City

 

The ‘Art Trail’ tours will take place once a month on Saturdays, 25 February – June 17, at venues across the campus, including Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra), Qatar Foundation Headquarters (QFHQ), Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC), and Georgetown School of Foreign Service in Qatar (GU-Q).

Qatar Museums

Dia Al Azzawi: A Retrospective (From 1963 Until Tomorrow)

QM will present a monograph of one of the most renowned modern artists of the Arab world: Dia Al Azzawi. The exhibition, showcasing over 546 works across fifty years and a range of media, aims at mapping an itinerary of modernism and profiles the practice of the Iraqi artist.

Locations: Mathaf and Al Riwaq

Until 16 April 2017.

Picasso-Giacometti

The exhibition includes key works by each artist, such as: Self Portrait (1901), Woman Throwing a Stone (1931) and The She Goat (1950) by Picasso and Flower in Danger (1932), Tall Woman (1960), and Walking Man (1960) by Giacometti, presented alongside rare and fragile casts, some newly discovered drawings and photographic archives as well as some replicas of Giacometti’s works for the visually impaired visitors.

Until 21 May 2017, 10 am – 10 pm at Fire Station Artist in Residence

More updates on Marhaba Events Calendar

WINTER MIA PARK BAZAAR

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With a vibrant mix of around 150 stalls. MIA Park Bazaar is a modern version of the old souq tradition. You can browse and buy handcraft, accessories, paintings, clothing, food, jewellery, photography and art. So if you’re looking for interesting or unusual gifts, the bazaar offers a wealth of options for both young and old.

Time: Noon to 7 pm

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park

For more information, visit MIA website

Doha College's Exclusive Art Exhibition

An exclusive curated exhibition of Doha College students artwork. 

Until 21 March 2017 at InterContinental Doha the City

Magical Festival Village

A beautiful place where guests will enjoy shopping from the retail boutiques that have merchandising and products from all over the world meet different interests, and the actual entertainment that has been developed and designed to attract various ages

Until 30 April, daily at 2 pm – 10 pm

 Vodafone's Treasure Hunts

Vodafone Qatar is organising Treasure Hunts at Gulf Mall from 19 January – 21 March and at Hyatt Plaza from 26 January – 28 March that aim to inform parents about how to keep their children safe in the digital world and to encourage them to have an open dialogue with their children about these matters. The treasure hunts take place from 3 pm to 10 pm and involves a number of puzzles about the digital world today that parents need to solve in collaboration with their children to win great prizes.

Mahaseel Festival at Katara

Cultural village foundation Katara invites you to freshly pick your groceries.

Every Friday and Saturday until the end of April, 8 am – 6 pm.

16 October 2016 – 16 April 2017


Details on marhaba.qa/cinema-listing-doha. 


Weekend Food Choices

LADIES NIGHT AT CARISMA, WARWICK DOHA

50% discount on the bill

Every Saturday from 6:30 pm – 11 pm, until May 2017

For reservations, call 4456 3333 or email fb.doha@warwickhotels.com

More details on Marhaba Hospitality Section

ARABIC NIGHT AT L'AUBERGE, WARWICK DOHA

Every Saturday from 7 pm – 10:30 pm, until May 2017

Price: QAR 160 per person

For reservations, call 4456 3333 or email fb.doha@warwickhotels.com

More details on Marhaba Hospitality Section

Breakfast at Moon Deck with Pool Day-use

Every Friday and Saturday from 6:30 am – 11 am, until May 2017

Price: QAR 200

For reservations, call 4456 3333 or email fb.doha@warwickhotels.com

More details on Marhaba Hospitality Section

Paradise Brunch at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara

Make the most of your weekend with brunch on the Island.

Azraq restaurant invites you to explore the cuisines of the world in the weekend Paradise Brunch. Every Friday and Saturday, indulge in everything from sushi, seafood and barbecue grills to Italian, Indian, American and Arabic delicacies. Discover brunch on another level, discover the Paradise Brunch.

Price: In-house guests—QAR 225 per person, including luxury boat transfer. Visiting guests—QAR 275 per person, including luxury boat transfer. QAR 175 for children between 5 and 11 years.

For reservations, call 4040 5031/4040 5032. Get more F&B promotions here

LATE RISERS CLUB at Admiral's Club, The Ritz-Carlton, doha


After a very long and hard working week end, did you wake up late on Saturday? Not to worry, Admiral’s team has a plan for you to have your late breakfast with your loved once. Late risers menu is now available at Admiral’s Club.

Saturdays from 12 pm – 3 pm

For reservations, call 4484 8000. Get more F&B promotions here.

Arabic Brunch at Crossroads Kitchen, Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel

For reservations, call 4419 5000. Get more F&B promotions here.

Raclette Buffet at Picasso’s, Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha

Come and enjoy the flavours of Raclette Cheese as it slowly melts over warm potatoes, selected cold cuts and pickles.

Opening hours 6 pm—11 pm.

For more information and reservations, call 4428 1555. Get more F&B promotions here.

SIN SATURDAY’S at Orion, Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha

Exclusively for employees of the hospitality industry! 35% off on beverage ordered from 6 pm onwards.

Discount is not valid on public holidays and evenings prior to public holidays

Employment ID to be presented at the time of ordering.

Free entry, Over 21’s. Original Qatari ID required

For more information and reservations, call 4428 1555. Get more F&B promotions here.

Saturday Night Beats at Lava, InterContinental Doha Hotel & Residences

Join DJ Catalin every Saturday for some upbeat Latino and hip-hop music.

Open daily from 8: pm—2 am. Happy hour from 8 pm—10 pm. Worldly Classics Cocktail offered Daily at Lava.

For more information please call 4484 4919 or 4484 4444. Get more F&B promotions here.

HOTELIER'S NIGHT AT JAZZ CLUB, ORYX ROTANA DOHA

Black Velvet Oryx Jazz

From 9 pm–1 am, Hoteliers receive a special offer of 50% discount on both food and beverage.

More details on Marhaba Hospitality Section

HUNTERS FAMILY ROAST AT WESTIN

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For reservations and inquiries, call 4492 1555 or email dining.doha@westin.com or visit huntersdoha.com


Have you got any events for the weekend? Drop us an email at marhaba@qatar.net.qa

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  1. niyas

    April 28, 2015 at 6:49 pm

    Nice

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