100 Audi drivers compete in annual golf tournament for top prizes
Winning duo Mohammad Baba and Khaled Saad AlSabah hold off the competition to win a dream place in the Mexico World Final of the Audi quattro Cup in December
Kuwait, April 11, 2017: Audi customers in Kuwait showed off driving skills of a different kind at the weekend, teeing off at the annual Audi quattro Cup tournament.
The prestigious and hugely popular event saw 50 teams of golfers battling it out for much more than bragging rights against fellow Audi owners over the demanding fairways and greens of the Sahara Golf Club.
The Audi Kuwait customers drove, chipped, pitched and putted their away around the challenging 18 holes in the hope of putting themselves in pole position to win the Audi quattro Cup Kuwait and a trip of a lifetime for ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, April 1, 2017: In line with the National Agenda, the government of UAE aims to transform the country as one of the best in promoting competitive knowledge economy. Hence, the International Conference Committee of Skyline University College has organized the 4th International Conference on Business and Management (ICBM) with the theme: “Fin-Tech Driven Age” on March 26-27, 2017 at SUC Campus in University City, Sharjah. The conference committee this year was led by Dr. Manuel Fernandez and Dr. J. Shanmugan.
The keynote speakers of the conference were Dr. Falah Hassan AlHusseni, Financial System Expert and Director of Decision Support Office-Government of Sharjah, and Ms. Fiona Fox, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Chief of Staff-Office of the Managing Director, MEMA. The Best Paper Award went to Assistant ......read more
CP-30 actor honored at glittering ceremony in a first for Kuwait
The force was with Grand Cinemas as the region’s fastest-growing cinema chain welcomed a Hollywood A-Lister on the red carpet for the very first time In Kuwait!Anthony Daniels, famous for playing the Droid C-P30 in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise, was the lead guest at a star-studded buffet Lunch and screening at Grand Cinemas Al Hamra Luxury Center this Saturday.
English actor Daniels was joined by actor and director Johnny Cruz, who starred in 2011 movie ‘Small Timers’ and 2014 TV series ‘Matador’, alongside the Japanese actor and producer Gaku Space, known for his roles in ‘Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist’ and ‘Overwatch’ (2016), and addition to a handful of International Comic celebrities, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017: Under the patronage of Consul General of India, Dubai (CGI), Skyline University College, Sharjah (SUC) launched the first Diplomat Cricket Championship Cup on January 20-21, 2017 at SUC Cricket Ground. The Consulate of Bangladesh stood as the first winner of the tournament where the won by 130 runs against the Consulate of Pakistan.
Other participating consulates were Consulate of India, Consulate of South Africa, Consulate of Bangladesh, Consulate of United States of America, Consulate of Sri Lanka, Consulate of Afghanistan, and Consulate of Pakistan.
The Consul Generals who graced the occasion were H.E Anurag Bhushan of India, H.E. Syed Javed Hassan of Pakistan, H.E. Bodiruzzaman of Bangladesh, H.E. Charitha Yattogoda of Sri Lanka, representatives of Consulate General of South ......read more
Prestigious industry accolades underline agency’s ongoing persistency, dedication and hard work
Dubai, UAE; 20 December 2016
Marketing agency O2 celebrated the end of an incredible 2016 with two prestigious industry accolades at the recent MENAA Awards 2016. The agency picked up ‘Best Business Leader Award’ for O2 CEO and founder Mohammed Johmani, alongside the ‘Customer Delight Award’ for O2’s work over the last 12 months.
Now in their fourth year, the MENAA Awards were held at the Burj Al Arab Dubai on December 15, 2016, with the cream of the region’s business leaders in attendance. The awards were held in partnership with the Institute of Leadership & Management, City & Guilds Group and Zurich University of Applied Sciences. Each year, they aim to recognise companies for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2016: The Crossway Foundation and Art Jameel are pleased to announce their latest project: Journey to the USA 2016. This is the latest in a series of collaborative initiatives to give young artists from the Middle East region the opportunity to work and travel across international borders.
The Crossway Foundation and Art Jameel have a long-standing and successful partnership having worked on five journeys together since 2013 in Turkey, Japan, Spain, Brazil and the United Kingdom.
The ten participants were selected from over 100 Crossway Foundation alumni following an Open Call this summer. They are: Ahaad Alamoudi, 24, Saudi Arabia; Najd Altaher, 23, Kuwait; Mohammed Al Kindi, 24, Oman; Nasser Alzayani, 25, Bahrain; Majid Angawi, 23, Saudi Arabia; Rawan Alhusaini, 26, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 15, 2016:
Bershka launches its first stationary collection in time for back to school.
Because starting school again is always a good reason to get new materials, Bershka has come-up with an original stationery collection with a wide range of uses.
The collection is made up of a different articles such as notebooks, highlighters in all sizes, agendas, markers, erasers…etc.
The designs were crafted in the same way a fashion garment would be, following the trends of the moment and adding Bershka’s personal, distinctive touch.
Inspiration comes from different trends; starting with Japanese and Korean drawings, and finishing off with a retro 90’s touch - this season’s must-have.
Influx of visitors over Eid given live performances of The Spark! and free access to new OSN Nickelodeon Playpark
Dubai, UAE, September 8, 2016: Dubai Festival City (DFC) is preparing to give visitors free access to a series of new family entertainment pop-ups and shows this September. Launching this Eid, DFC is bringing the OSN Nickelodeon Playpark to Dubai for the first time ever, where visitors can take part in a range of exciting interactive experiences inspired by the Nickelodeon HD and Nick Jr. TV Channels until the 26th September. Visitors will also get the chance to enjoy The Spark! a live street theatre show performed throughout the day from the 8th to the 17th September.
Set in the mall atrium, Festival Square, the OSN Nickelodeon Playpark, will give young visitors a chance to experience their favourite shows ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2016: Health and wellness were in the air at prominent sports retailer, Decathlon’s recent event at the Marina Crescent, Marina Mall, Kuwait. Held on the 1st of April from 4:00 pm onwards, the open sports day took place in collaboration with Kuwait based company, Forward events.
The evening of the event boasted of an entertaining ambiance rife with challenges. A series of sports and fitness activities were planned including a Zumba session, Boot Camp session, a 5K Run and other fun sports. Certified trainers took to the stage to host the classes to interested participants from the audience. The registration for this exciting event took place prior with nearly 200 guests signing up and attending a fitness filled day. Participants received a goody bag comprising of a branded T-shirt, Bib ......read more
Now there’s a new way for your baby’s skin to be wrapped in love thanks to new Pampers Premium Care that is our best diaper, silky soft and super absorbent
Dubai, UAE, April 19, 2016: Today, Pampers Premium Care unveiled an exciting new innovation in diapers during an elegant high tea at Fortnum & Mason in Dubai. The event was hosted by Yaprak Gokbulut - Pampers Communications Manager who introduced Pampers’ softest diaper, featuring new silky soft materials and unique “Absorbent Channels”. Angela Schӓfer, from the Pampers Research and Development division, joined the event and explained the innovation that went into creating new Pampers Premium Care and how it is perfect for every Little Connoisseur of Softness. High profile influencers and mothers, Noha Nabil and Karen Wazen Bakhazi, ......read more
Dubai, UAE - February 07, 2016: One of the most beloved and sought after Kuwaiti singers, Abdallah Al Ruwaished is all set to celebrate the Kuwaiti National day when he performs live on Global Village’s main cultural stage on Friday, February 26th, before thousands of guests at the 20th season of Global Village - the leading cultural, shopping and entertainment destination in the region. This concert is presented by the Kuwait pavilion.
With 32 pavilions representing over 75 countries with different cultures, Global Village is the one-stop family entertainment destination in the GCC and the MENA region.
This is the destination’s 20th season and to commemorate the special occasion, Global Village has invested in an even more exciting line-up of retail offers, outdoor attractions, concerts and entertainment.
Several ......read more
9 July 2015 - First Driver Kevin Ceccon and Arden Team dazzled fans in England after an artistic performance in Silverstone Race, showing supremacy from beginning to end, managing the attacks of Mercedes driver Esteban Occon, signing the best lap of the race, and maintaining a winning position under a fashion only seen in true champions.
“It is good as we struggled a lot in the first part of this season. After Austria I was hoping to come back even stronger and that’s what happened. (…) Honestly, the team has worked so hard and helped me a lot”, explains Ceccon, Champion of Silverstone Race, 2015.
Out of the race tracks, Kevin´s performance can be seen as a result of a well organised effort of multiple players of the value chain to achieve maximum performance, specially Arden Team, Formula ......read more
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), continues to support global arts and culture by becoming one of the main partners of the Zurich Film Festival, which takes place from 24 September to 4 October 2015.
The sponsorship deal will see Etihad Airways’ brand prominently featured at various locations around the Zurich Film Festival venue and integrated into the festival’s campaign on print, digital, cinema, TV, radio and outdoor channels. The airline has also been announced as the exclusive partner of a green carpet gala premiere, a talent competition for aspiring filmmakers and the International Film Music Competition.
In conjunction with Etihad Regional, airberlin and Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, Etihad Airways will be running a range of exciting promotions in an exclusive ......read more
Dubai-based creative agency collects 2 ACT Responsible Tribute Awards
[Dubai, UAE, July 06, 2015] Dubai-based agency Spark* is celebrating a major double win at Cannes. The organisation - part of the Publicity Network - was awarded a Special Tribute and a Human Rights Tribute Award at the ‘ACT Responsible Tributes,’ an affiliated annual event part of the world’s largest and most prestigious awards festival for the marketing communications industry.
Spark* scooped 2nd Favourite in the ‘Human Rights Tribute’ category for its TV commercial ‘Numbers,’ which formed part of a campaign in support of women. The category was one of four under ‘ACT Responsible Tributes,’ which recognises and celebrates creativity for good causes. Founded in 2003 by the former mayor of Cannes, ......read more
United Arab Emirates, June 5, 2015 – The Snow Village established by the French company Eversnow during the Formula 1 Grand Pix in Bahrain, last April 2015, has attracted a large public. Several medias reported interviews with the CEO, Bertrand Lambla, who received many requests from events professionals. He seeks partner investors in order to develop its entertainment’s brand in the Gulf and Asia regions. His snow garden of 2000 Sqm might be invited to the car race in Abu Dhabi and can be established for a few weeks in Saudi Arabia.
The sandstorm and the high temperatures don’t affect the technical prowess of the French company Eversnow. It strengthens rightly their research on performance, especially those concerning the enhancement of the condenser’s power. The acclimatized tent ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 3 July 2015 - Dimension Data, the Official Technology Partner for ASO which owns the Tour de France, today announced that it has become a MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung (MTN-Qhubeka) sponsor. Representing the African continent for the first time ever, the nine-man MTN-Qhubeka team is one of five wild-card teams invited to ride alongside the 17 World Tour cycling teams at this year’s Tour de France which starts on Saturday.
MTN-Qhubeka said it is proud to receive a boost in support, and will work closely with Dimension Data during the multi-year contract on future technical developments that will help attract more people to the sport.
In March this year, Dimension Data and ASO announced a five-year partnership that will see Dimension Data become the Official Technology Partner of ASO, and together, revolutionise ......read more
British entrepreneur, John Wilford, has launched a new marketing agency, JW International (JWI) to serve the Middle East region. This new business will be based on the same ethos as its sister business in the United Kingdom, Rave Communications.
Founded 15 years ago, Rave has become one of the most respected, enduring and awarded independent agencies in the UK, working with brands like Cadbury, Graco, Warwick Business School and IRWIN Tools. It has built a reputation for outstanding creative thinking, delivered with professionalism and care. It is these same principles that are the foundation of JWI.
The JWI team has been delivering strategic marketing projects in the Middle East region since 2014. These have included product launches, retailer events and sales promotions in both English and Arabic. ......read more
Al Ahli Publishing and Distribution (APD), a subsidiary of Al Ahli Holding Group has launched The New York Times best-seller, Ms. Marvel comic book series in English and Arabic in the MENA region. Ms. Marvel AKA Kamala Khan is the first ever Muslim superhero
Dubai, UAE, June 28, 2015: Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG), a UAE-based multi-diversified international conglomerate has launched the Ms. Marvel Comic book series in English and Arabic featuring Marvel’s first ever Muslim superhero character.
Releasing the New York Times best seller in the GCC and UAE, Al Ahli Publishing and Distribution (APD) through its tie-up with Marvel has become the only company that has the rights to publish Ms. Marvel series in the Arabic and English language outside of USA.
The Ms. Marvel comic book narrates the story of a teenage Pakistani ......read more
Innovative site wants users of all religions and nationalities to interact in a ‘moral’ way -without sexually explicit content or any abusive language
LONDON, United KINGDOM (June 18th, 2015) – A social media platform that encourages its users to be respectful is launching today – which coincides with the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Muslimface is not just for Muslims- it is for anyone from any religion or background that wants to use social media in a moral way, while also asking the questions they need to (about Islam) from real Muslims.
Fresh off five months of beta testing among more than 1,000 global users with 99 percent positive feedback. Muslimface is available in several languages, including English, Arabic, Persian, Urdu, the Malaysian language Bahasa, Turkish, and ......read more
Axe’s ‘Bring the Quiet’ offers a rare opportunity for UAE’s talented musicians to win the Ultimate Music Starter Pack with Axe’s ‘Bring the Quiet’
Dubai - May, 31, 2015: For the first time in the region, upcoming musicians from the UAE will have an exciting opportunity to see their tracks featured on an exclusive vinyl. Through the regional Axe’s ‘Bring the Quiet’ campaign, 10 winners will each have one of their tracks be featured on the limited-edition Bring the Quiet Album (to be released on vinyl later this year) and win an exclusive three-day workshop with international producer, Youth.
The opportunity will be open to musicians – individuals or bands – and across all genres, who are based in the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman. Axe has called the ......read more
• Close to 1,000 local entries from 12 different schools
• Nine local winners submitted to international competition
• Chance to win a trip to Japan
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 11, 2015: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has unveiled the winners of the inaugural Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, the company’s global initiative designed to inspire creativity in youth and encourage interest in making the world a better place.
Held in collaboration with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest saw around 1,000 entries from 12 different schools across the UAE participating across three different age groups: below 7, 8 to 11, and 12 to 15.
Al-Futtaim Motors celebrated the ......read more
All category winners now revealed
American photographer John Moore wins L’Iris d’Or/Photographer of the Year and $25,000 (USD) prize
Armin Appel, Germany, wins Open Photographer of the Year and $5,000 (USD)
Elliott Erwitt honoured with Outstanding Contribution to Photography award
Winning and shortlisted images to be shown at Somerset House, London 24 April to 10 May 2015
ASIA PACIFIC: 30 April 2015 – The Honorary Jury of the world’s largest photography competition today names American photographer John Moore as the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards’ L’Iris d’Or/Professional Photographer of the Year, amongst other awardees.
Chosen from the winners of the awards’ thirteen professional categories, the winning work “Ebola Crisis Overwhelms Liberian Capital” is ......read more
Upload a photograph or a short video of your feet moving forward – and getting closer to your dreams – onto BeingGirlArabia’s social media pages and you could win a generous cash prize of SAR20,000!
Dubai, April 28, 2015 – Thanks to leading feminine hygiene brand Always Ultra, you are officially one step closer to realizing your lifelong aspiration! On April 15, Always Ultra launched a riveting social media competition – across the GCC region – titled #MoveForward; the powerful initiative, which runs until May 15 and is targeted towards GCC women, was especially created to help you tap into your deepest passions and achieve your wildest dreams.
In essence, #MoveForward aims to shine light on your path towards a brighter future!
All you need to do to partake in this exciting ......read more
Mariah Carey #1 To Infinity Arrives May 18Th On Epic Records/Columbia Records/Sony Legacy, First-Ever Collection Of Her 18 Hot 100 #1 Hits, More Than Any Solo Artist In History
“Infinity” Brand New Single To Be Released On April 27Th, And Included As 19Th Track On New Album Collection
Acclaimed Director And Longtime Collaborator Brett Ratner To Direct Video For “Infinity”
Headlining Residency At The Colosseum At Caesars Palace In Las Vegas Kicks Off May 6Th – Tickets On Sale Now!
(April 14, 2015 – Dubai, UAE) - Multi-platinum global superstar Mariah Carey has been signed to an exclusive contract with Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, it was announced today by Antonio ‘L.A.’ Reid, Chairman and CEO, Epic Records. Mariah now returns to Sony Music where ......read more
Ninth edition of the fair welcomes over 25,000 visitors and exhibits more than 500 artists over four days
Marker sees 40 artists from across Latin America participate in the fair for the first time
Galleries report strong sales across all sectors of the fair
The groundbreaking, highly popular Global Art Forum featured over 50 speakers from the worlds of technology and art, and the debut of the innovative youth movement 89plus in the region
Art Dubai Education expands to include schools visits under the Sheikha Manal Little Artists Program; the graduation of 15 participants in Campus Art Dubai Core; and the consolidation of Forum Fellows as a unique programme for writers from the region
Art Dubai, the leading international art fair in the Middle East and South Asia, today announced highlights from its ninth ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2016: They say that anyone can pick up a camera and start taking beautiful photographs as long as the camera that they use is of utmost quality type. I disagree. If you are naturally born gifted with a third eye like Mohsin Abrar, regardless what camera is at hand – a photograph might be as well taken from the Creator Himself. Photos that not ......read more
Fifth consecutive role for Karcher at Dakar Rallies
Karcher to sponsor KTM and Mini X-Raid teams
(Dubai,28th December, 2015) Karcher, the world leader in innovative cleaning technology and solutions is set to be an official supplier at Dakar Rally 2016 for the fifth year in a row. Additionally, Karcher is sponsoring the team of KTM and Mini X-Raid.
“It is a great pleasure to be ......read more
From the 20th June to the 27th June 2015, Dubai will host the "Twin Taekwondo Camp 2015". The Camp is headed by the Grand Masters George and Gerhard Maier from Munich/Germany. 150 Taekwondo masters and grandmasters from Germany, Europe and the US will participate in the camp throughout the week. The camp will be held at the Sheraton Hotel JBR. It is open to the public, interested ......read more
Kuwait, March 11, 2015 - KidZania Kuwait, the exciting kid-size metropolis, has launched the KidZania Culinary School, sponsored by Kuwait Flour Mills and Bakeries Co. (KFM). In line with KidZania’s unique edutainment role, the Culinary School will see kids role-play being chefs, learning culinary skills and trying out fun recipes.
Following the opening of the Cupcake Factory last ......read more
Dubai, UAE – March 1st 2015: Zain Sailing Team (Kuwait) headed by seasoned Tour competitor Cédric Pouligny won the final leg of the Oman Sail-organised EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2015. Even more commendable is the fact that the crew consists of enthusiastic novices, formed mainly from employees of Zain – one of the Middle East’s leading mobile telecoms operators. They ......read more