The amazingly green huge lawns of Museum of Islamic Arts, Doha, Qatar hosts 300 plus home based entrepreneurs/vendors each weekend i.e. Friday & Saturday at its lush green and sprawling lawns. The family crowd enjoys warm afternoons to late evenings in roaming around with joyful moments.
1- Happy Shopaholic moments ~ MIA Park bazar is an opportunity to lot many persons to present their best hand crafted articles to the enthusiastic buyers. This event is a little heaven for shopaholic persons who believe in keep buying little precious things.
2- Surprising handicrafts ~ At one corner if you are surprised to see a Sudanese grass basket, may be you will be surprised to see big n beautiful beach bags and metallic brass clutches with heavy stone work of ceramic tiles!
3- Cloths and accessories ~ You can find lot many kind of clothings with heavy embroideries to soft silks to regular t-shirts.
4- Tiny nick nicks ~ Slimes, stickers, funny glasses, kites, tiny flags, toys, balloons. You name it and lot many vendors have it.
5- Last but best (Fresh food) ~ What is your food preference? A glass of fresh water melon juice or freshly grilled sausage or some home made chicken rice? Or may be a piece of home baked chocolate pie! Yeah they have all even biryanis, popcorns and loads of Indian snacks. You can even buy organic honey or coffee too.
Do’s and Dont’s –
1- Keep loads of cash in hand as there is no immediate ATM around.
2- Try your best to not touch displayed items with food smothered fingers and better if you can guide kiddos too regarding that.
3- Avoid carrying liquid things nearby handicraft stalls too.
4- Giving big notes for getting small things is like creating a major issue for a vendor. So for small things keep change in hand.It will save ur time too.
5- If u have plans to bring some eatables back to home try carrying some box with you.
6- Washrooms are at two places i.e; inside the museum and other downside.
7- Bargain for something and once it is settle down than picking up better thing is like breaking vendors trust for other customers too. So just for little gain please avoid doing it.
8- Smoking near female vendors or staring at them again n again should be a big no no.
9- Try to take roads instead of stepping between two vendor tables. You may be taking a shorter route but their goods might get fell down and cause damages.
So what are you waiting for? This weekend try to be there at MIA Park bazar! See you there!