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The Power of Football Beyond The Pitch: Empower 2022 Youth Conference Kicks Off on Sidelines of World Cup

7 December 2022 (Doha, Qatar): Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s Empower Youth Conference kicked off on Wednesday in the heart of the World Cup celebrations at the FIFA Fan Festival with inspiring stories about the role of football off the pitch from top athletes.    The theme for this year’s renowned youth leadership conference, Football for Sustainable Development, will look at harnessing football’s ability to create unity and integration in communities as well as act as a positive social catalyst for change, The event was attended by QM Chairperson HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, HE the Minister of Sports and Youth Salah bin Ghanim al-Ali, HE the Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council Dr Hamda bint Hassan al-Sulaiti, And a group of ambassadors The opening ceremony featured ......read more

IN-Q Announces Reopening of IDAM at Museum of Islamic Art

In anticipation of its 10th anniversary celebration, the restaurant reopens with an exciting new menu following the museum’s highly anticipated refurbishment Doha, 6 November 2022 -- IN-Q Enterprises (IN-Q), the commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of Qatar Museums (QM), announced the reopening of IDAM by Alain Ducasse (IDAM) restaurant at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA).  IDAM was established in 2013, as the first foray of the Michelin starred restaurateur and “architect of flavours”, Alain Ducasse, into the Middle East.  It marked the first venture in the collaboration between Ducasse Paris and Qatar Museums which started nearly 10 years ago. In commemorating a decade of haute cuisine IDAM reopens with Mr. Mathieu Courtin in the helm as the Restaurant Manager and Chef Fabrice Rosso as Head ......read more

Al Meera Opens new MAAR Branches at Al Aziziyah, Al Doha Al Jadeeda and Al Wakrah Metro Stations

DOHA, QATAR – 24, OCTOBER 2022: In furtherance of its commitment to providing convenient access to shopping and seamless services to its customers as the countdown to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ draws closer, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C.) has announced the opening of three more “MAAR by Al Meera”  locations at Al Aziziyah metro station,  Al Doha Al Jadeeda metro station in addition to Al Wakrah metro  station.  The opening of the three new locations increases the network of MAAR stores to six branches in various metro stations including the Umm Ghuwailina, Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) and Msheireb metro stations. The MAAR store, a sub-brand of Al Meera, will provide quick shopping service to metro passengers and the teeming football fans expected ......read more

Football-mad Mystery Guest Upstages Sporting Legends Khabib and Seedorf In Etihad's Flight To Doha Film

The sporting legends team up to uncover the identity of the revered guest in a new comedy video released as the world is ready to enjoy the biggest football tournament of 2022. Etihad Airways is increasing capacity to six flights a day, from Abu Dhabi to Doha, from 20 November. Abu Dhabi, UAE: As football fans all over the globe prepare to fly to Qatar for the biggest tournament of the year, Etihad Airways released a new comedy film featuring some famous football supporters, and a mystery VIP, on a flight to Doha. Khabib Nurmagomedov, the longest reigning, and undefeated UFC Lightweight Champion before his retirement, is a huge football fan. He and his good friend, Dutch footballing genius Clarence Seedorf, four-time UEFA Champions League winner and the only player to have won the tournament with three different clubs, joined a ......read more

IN-Q Announces Reopening of Museum of Islamic Art Gift Shop

Offering a taste of the history and art displayed in the museum, the Gift Shop is an exciting enhancement to the museum experience Doha, 5 October 2022 -- IN-Q Enterprises (IN-Q), the commercial arm of Qatar Museums (QM) and a wholly owned subsidiary, announced the reopening of the Gift Shop at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) following its closure for renovation.  MIA houses one of the most comprehensive collections of Islamic art in the world, with masterpieces from every corner of the Islamic world. Its Gift Shop reflects this diversity and journey across geography and time.   Located on the ground floor of the iconic museum designed by renowned architect I.M. Pei, the Gift Shop has reopened after an extensive redesign and refit with a new range of bespoke and exclusive curated gifts to complement the reimagined ......read more

Infantino and Beckham Hail Aspire Academy As Integral To Qatar's World Cup Legacy As Global Summit 2022 Ends

Doha, Qatar – Tuesday, October 4th, 2022:  The first day of the Aspire Academy Global Summit 2022 (AAGS) in collaboration with FIFA concluded with a gala dinner, where the FIFA President Gianni Infantino addressed the delegates praising the work being done at the 8th edition of the AAGS. The evening featured a ‘Star Chat’ with former England captain David Beckham who talked about the impact of the Aspire Academy on the legacy of Qatar hosting the 2022 World Cup. His thoughts came after a day of inspiring talks at Aspire Academy where delegates from the 32 nations qualified for the World Cup finals and members of the Aspire in the World Fellows discussed topics ranging from youth development to use of data.  During his welcoming remarks Mr. Infantino praised the work being done at the 8th edition of the ......read more

Aspire Academy and FIFA Kick Off The 8th Global Summit With High Profile FIFA Guests David Beckham and Wenger

Doha, Qatar - Monday, October 3rd, 2022: Aspire Academy kicked off its 8th Global Summit in Doha, this time in collaboration with FIFA with a line-up of high-profile guests including football legends David Beckham and Arsène Wenger. The two-day Global Summit at Aspire Academy’s Football Performance Center brings together delegates to share their knowledge, experience and research in football performance and science. For the second time since its establishment in 2014, the Aspire Academy Global Summit is being held in person on home soil. With just 48 days before Qatar hosts the World Cup this is a special edition with representatives from all 32 teams qualified for the World Cup, joined by more than 50 members of the Aspire in the World Fellows, which includes some of the biggest clubs in global football, several national ......read more

Founders of BioNTech and Moderna, and Olympic Runner Sir Mo Farah Among Keynote Speakers at WISH 2022

Upcoming Global Summit to Host Sports Stars and Distinguished Industry Experts  Doha, Qatar, 27 September, 2022 – The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has today announced that British Olympic long-distance runner Sir Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah – known as Mo Farah – will deliver a keynote speech at its upcoming global summit on 4–6 October.  Hailed as one of the most successful male long-distance runners of all time, with ten world championship medals including four gold medals at the Olympics, his talk will examine the relationship between mental health and the pressures of competitive sports, and will draw on his own personal experiences. Farah will be speaking on day three of the summit ahead of a panel discussion on Mental Health and Sport.  On day two of WISH 2022, during a ......read more

Mdlbeast's Aravia Brings International Artists to Football Fans in Qatar

- 56 incredible artists across 28 days are set to light up Qatar with MDLBEAST’s first-ever event outside the Kingdom   - Full line-up and tickets are available from September 20 and open to the public, starting from 199 QAR https://mdlbeast.com/    14 September, Doha, Qatar: MDLBEAST, the Saudi music entertainment company committed to growing talent and the regional music scene, has announced the launch of ARAVIA, a series of concerts throughout the world cup season. Aravia marks a milestone in Middle East entertainment which will bring 56 superstar DJs to Doha across 28 nights to entertain football fans.    The nightly raves will bring together football fans from all over the world to enjoy the best music and AAA DJ talent in the Qatar capital. The performances will kick off at the end ......read more

Twitter rolls-out testing of most requested update: The Edit Button

Edit Tweet testing to be expanded to Twitter Blue subscribers in the coming weeks UAE, 1st September: Today, Twitter rolls-out internal testing of the Edit Tweet feature before expanding to Twitter Blue subscribers in the coming weeks. The screenshot below may look a lot like an edited Tweet. That’s because it is, and people could be seeing more of them soon.   Given that this is the most requested feature to date, Twitter wanted to both share an update on its progress and give people on the platform a heads up that, even if they’re not in a test group, everyone will still be able to see if a Tweet has been edited. What is Edit Tweet? Edit Tweet is a feature that lets people make changes to their Tweet after it’s been published. Think of it as a short period of time to do things like fix typos, add ......read more

Twitter Introduces Greater Control and Personalisation of the Platform with Twitter Circle

Feature is now available globally, after being tested amongst a select global feedback group back in May   Dubai, UAE - 31 August, 2022: Today, Twitter is launching Twitter Circle, a new way to share Tweets with a smaller group to everyone on the platform. With Twitter Circle, people will now have the flexibility to choose who can see and engage with their content on a Tweet-by-Tweet basis. This means that they can have more intimate conversations and build closer connections with a smaller crowd.    The beta version was tested in a small feedback group in May, allowing users to create personalized tools that empower people to tailor how, when and with whom they engage with. Starting today, this feature will be available on iOS, Android, and Twitter.com globally.   Selecting your ......read more

Sponix Tech, a Qatar SportsTech Startup, Gets Funding from UK-based Aser Ventures

Doha - 22, August 2022 - Qatar SportsTech (QST), a leading startup accelerator founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB), announced earlier that its alumni from the 2nd Cohort, Sponix Tech, headquartered in Qatar, has received an investment boost from the UK-based Aser Ventures, the co-owner of Leeds United Football Club.  Aser Ventures has acquired a strategic stake in the sportstech startup which will help bolster Sponix’s growth and innovative technologies. In addition to capital investment, Aser will leverage its global network, which includes prominent names such as award-winning sports media platform, Eleven, and iconic English football club, Leeds United, to create new opportunities for Sponix and provide the company with strategic guidance and support. Aser Ventures’ investment in Sponix is a great ......read more

Football-Themed Education Toolkit is Launched during Build-Up to Qatar 2022

UNHCR, EAA & GA collaboration will help to build stronger communities  17 August 2022:  UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and the Generation Amazing Foundation have announced a collaboration to develop a “Football 4 Development Playbook” (F4DP), a new toolkit that aims to support some of the world’s most vulnerable, forcibly displaced children. The F4DP toolkit is a practical guide that uses football-themed physical games, activities and training drills to teach and develop life skills for children like teamwork, resilience, discipline and social integration.   It aims to improve social inclusion, cohesion and wellbeing, and will be used in existing UNHCR and EAA projects that support out-of-school children at the primary level, as well as ......read more

beIN SPORTS and Twitter Partner ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 TM

Twitter secures official content from every match to share with MENA-based fans throughout the tournament  UAE, 15 August 2022: beIN MEDIA GROUP and its flagship channel beIN SPORTS, the official broadcaster of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has partnered with Twitter to share bespoke content throughout the world’s biggest football event, which kicks off in Qatar on 20 November 2022. beIN SPORTS will be sharing content for regional audiences across Twitter, highlighting the biggest moments throughout the tournament and providing brands and marketers with association opportunities via Twitter Amplify sponsorship. Each match will be highlighted through content clips, one match recap and an in-studio analysis, aired through the beIN SPORTS official handle, @beINSPORTS for a ......read more

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim Sees an Increase in Enquiries for Private Jets to Doha ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup

Dubai, UAE - August 02, 2022:  DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has seen a surge in requests for private jets to Doha as football fever kicks in ahead of this year’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar.  To accommodate the huge volume of requests and to make travel more convenient, DCAF will make available aircraft ranging from the very light and affordable 4-seater Cessna Citation Mustang to the light jet 8-seater Pilatus PC-12, the midsize jet 9-seater Bombardier Challenger 604. In addition, DCAF will also be able to offer a 10-seater Falcon 2000 as well as large-size cabin aircraft. “We have seen a sharp increase in enquiries for the later stages of the tournament from the first week of December until the finals which take place on December 18 at the 80,000-capacity Lusail Stadium. We are closely monitoring the level ......read more

Twitter Talks Football ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar

A new study brings insights into online perceptions surrounding the tournament 53M football-related Tweets recorded year-to-date 08, June 2022: With football fever already underway in the MENA region and around the world ahead of this year’s FIFA World Cup Qatar, Twitter conducted on-the-ground research to understand what people are thinking about in relation to the tournament. Working with GWI, Twitter talked to over 12,000 people across 12 markets including MENA.  With 53M football-related Tweets recorded so far this year, football proves to remain a hot topic on the platform in MENA, and will only continue to be as the World Cup draws closer. Over 261 Million people on Twitter follow at least one major football content contributor or speaker reflecting the potential value of brands engaging with audiences ......read more

Crazy Dunkers Wow Doha Audience at Mall of Qatar

DOHA, QATAR: June 2, 2022: As part of its entertainment shows, Mall of Qatar is hosting the Crazy Dunkers until the 4th of June to amaze Qatar's audience with never-seen-before acrobatic slam stunts. The Crazy Dunkers are known worldwide as the leading professional acrobatic basketball slam dunk team. They have been entertaining crowds through amazing performances at big events, from the NBA Europe games to the Olympic games in Athens, Beijing and London. Visitors to Mall of Qatar will have a fond memory of amazing performances of the Crazy Dunkers who will be entertaining them with 3 shows daily as of 5pm until the 4th of June.   The worldwide leaders of acrobatic dunk are always innovating and introducing new stunts to surprise their audience on each stage to make every show a unique experience for the ......read more

The World's Tallest Stack of M&M's® just got higher

20 April 2022 – Over the past couple of years, Guinness World Records™ witnessed an exceptional interest in the world record title of Tallest stack of M&M's®, which has just been topped up by an additional piece to become 7 in total, as achieved by Ibrahim Sadeq, a 29 years old from Iraq. In a video of unbelievable gravity-defying way, Sadeq was able to stack the 7 chocolate sweets on top of each other in no more than 2 minutes. An attempt that took so much more to be achieved by the previous record holders over the years. “I am using a mix of mind and body focus but people usually define it as a gravity defying act,” said the Iraqi national from his hometown in city of Nasiriyah, Dhi Qar Governorate in Iraq. Sadeq is the current record holder for the Most eggs balanced on the back of hand, an ......read more

Minnesota Family Reaches New Heights with Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records reveals the world’s tallest family is an average of 203.29 cm tall      April 14, 2022:  The Trapp family from Duluth, Minnesota has achieved the Guinness World Records title for tallest family. The family is an average of 203.29 cm (6 ft 8.03 in) tall.   The heights of each family member measure at:  • Kristine Trapp, mother: 191.2 • Scott Trapp, father: 202.7 • Savanna Trapp, daughter: 203.6 • Molly Steede, daughter: 197.26 • Adam Trapp, son: 221.71   “I love saying I’m the shortest person in the world’s tallest family at 191.2 cm!” joked Kristine.    They also joke that they are easy to find in a group of people; “just look up.”   Scott and Kristine ......read more

Mondrian Doha and Fire Station Collaborate to Accelerate Qatar's Budding Arts Scene'

The new partnership will offer local artists the platform to showcase their talent and creative artworks  Doha, Qatar – 13,  April 2022: Mondrian Doha, Doha’s leading luxury hotel that celebrates fashion, art, culture, and music, collaborated with Fire Station on their ‘Artists in Residence’ programme for a cultural initiative dedicated to supporting Qatar’s eclectic art scene. The collaboration was officially inaugurated through an art exhibition titled “Metaphoric growth” and aims to promote the artistic works of Qatar talents.  The launch of the first of a series of exhibition was held at Mondrian Doha’s Frozen Forest Lobby Lounge on Wednesday, 6th April in attendance by representatives from Fire Station and Mondrian Doha as well as members of local media and ......read more

Hisense debuts Laser TV L9G at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM Final Match Draw; Offering a Glimpse of the Football Home Experience

Dubai, UAE – 12 April, 2022: Following the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Final Draw, Hisense, the Official Sponsor of this quadrennial tournament, has outlined plans to provide regional football fans with hyper-realistic stadium-like at-home viewing experiences through the comfort of their home during the largest international sports event, which is taking place from November 21st until December 18th. During the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM Final Match Draw, Hisense unveiled the regional debut of its super smart 100L9G TriChroma Laser TV – the brand’s latest large-screen from the groundbreaking TriChroma Laser TV series. Significant figures that attended the substantial event included, H.H. Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Qatar, Prince Mansour bin Khalid bin Abdullah Al Farhan Al Saud, Fatma Samoura, ......read more

Mondrian Doha and Fire Station Collaborate to Accelerate Qatar's Budding Arts Scene

The new partnership will offer local artists the platform to showcase their talent and creative artworks  Doha, Qatar – 11  April 2022: Mondrian Doha, Doha’s leading luxury hotel that celebrates fashion, art, culture, and music, collaborated with Fire Station on their ‘Artists in Residence’ programme for a cultural initiative dedicated to supporting Qatar’s eclectic art scene. The collaboration was officially inaugurated through an art exhibition titled “Metaphoric growth” and aims to promote the artistic works of Qatar talents.  The launch of the first of a series of exhibition was held at Mondrian Doha’s Frozen Forest Lobby Lounge on Wednesday, 6th April in attendance by representatives from Fire Station and Mondrian Doha as well as members of local media and ......read more

2022 MotoGP World Championship to be Hosted in Qatar

The action-packed event will run from March 4 - 6, 2022, and will feature the only night race of the 2022 MotoGP™ World Championship The 2022 MotoGP™ World Championship is set to take place 30km outside of the capital city of Doha, Qatar, in the state-of-the-art Lusail Circuit Sports Club (LCSC). Fans will have the unique opportunity to experience the thrilling action at night, under the beaming floodlights of Lusail International Circuit. The community-friendly event offers complimentary access to children under the age of 12 to partake in the various activities planned for March 4. In addition, the Title Sponsor of the event, Qatar Tourism, has organised a number of live musical performances, as well as several family-oriented activities and games, that will take place alongside the races on Friday and Saturday, 4 and ......read more

QIC Sponsors Katara International Arabian Horse Festival 2022

Doha, 3 February 2021: Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region is once again the Platinum Sponsor of Katara’s International Arabian Horse Festival (KIAHF) organized by Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) in co-operation with Qatar Equestrian Federation, Qatar Racing, Equestrian Club and Qatar Foundation under the patronage of His Highness the Amir.  The sponsorship comes in continuation of the role QIC Group has been playing in supporting Qatar’s outstanding role in hosting local and international events across sports, tourism and culture.  Commenting on the festival sponsorship, Mr. Salem Khalaf Al Mannai, Group CEO of Qatar Insurance Group said: “QIC Group is delighted to be sponsoring the second edition of Katara International Arabian Horse Festival. We are committed ......read more

Aspire Academy Global Summit on Sports Performance Returns with Top Stars and Experts from Football and Other Sports

December 04, 2021: Doha, Qatar:   Aspire Academy is hosting the  7th Edition of its annual Aspire Academy Global Summit for football performance and Science virtually on Thursday (December 2), under the theme :‘Aspire Fellows Meet Other Sports’.  The aim of the summit is to explore the possibilities of exchanging ideas between football and other sports on trainings, competitions and athletes.  Leading football experts including former Arsenal FC manager Arsène Wenger and Italy’s 2006 FIFA World Cup-winner Andrea Pirlo will share their expertise, experiences and football philosophy during the live 30-minute interviews. Wenger, a world-renowned figure of authority on all football matters, is currently Chief of Global Development at FIFA. The Frenchman is best known as the most successful ......read more

Qatar Post Launches the Official Stamp for FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™

Doha, Qatar - 30, November 2021: Qatar Postal Services Company (Qatar Post) has announced the launch of the official stamp for the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™. This comes as part of the signed agreement between Qatar Post and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), under which Qatar Post is designated as the official licensee for commemorative stamps for the tournament. This edition was revealed at a special ceremony held at Arab Postal Stamp Museum hall in Katara on 29 November. The FIFA Arab Cup™ tournament will be hosted from 30th November to 18th December 2021 in some of the stadiums that will host the FIFA World Cup™ in Qatar in 2022, offering fans the chance to experience the football tournament ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. The event is set to host 16 teams, ......read more

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Preparations are the Best-Ever, FIFA President tells QF's Education City Speaker Series

One-year countdown discussion explores social, cultural, and economic legacy of the tournament – as QF announces new inclusive sport partnership with FIFA Foundation Kuwait, November 24, 2021: Qatar is more ready to host a FIFA World Cup™ than any nation in history and will deliver the “best World Cup ever”, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has told Qatar Foundation’s Education City Speaker Series as the build-up to the global sporting showpiece enters its final year. A virtual event held to mark the one-year countdown to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ – which kicks off on Monday, November 21, 2022 – heard how the tournament will create a cultural, social, and economic legacy for Qatar and the region, including through cruise ships that will act as ‘floating hotels’ for ......read more

QF, FIFA and SC Count Down to the FIFA World Cup™ Through Education City Speaker Series

FIFA President Gianni Infantino among speakers for virtual discussion one year away from FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ kicking off Doha, Qatar, November 22, 2021: As the countdown to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ reaches the one-year mark, Qatar Foundation, FIFA, and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy are teaming up to look at what the final phase of preparations will involve, and what the tournament will mean for the nation and the region – both as the footballing action unfolds, and after the last ball is kicked. A World Cup-focused edition of Qatar Foundation’s (QF) Education City Speaker Series will next week welcome Gianni Infantino, FIFA President; His Excellency Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy; and Machaille Hassan Al-Naimi, ......read more

Records to Bounce, Flip and Soar for Guinness World Records Day 2021

Records up for grabs globally include:   • Pan Arab: Most single leg backward somersaults in 30 seconds - 12   • UK: Farthest backflip between two horizontal bars - 6 metres    • USA: Most double 'around the world' ball control tricks in one minute – 24 & Most sit-down football crossovers in 30 seconds (female) – 62   • CHINA: Fastest time to pull a car 50 metres walking on hands - 1 minute 13.27 seconds   • JAPAN: Most BMX time machines in 30 seconds...45     18, November 2021 - Guinness World Records today celebrates the eighteenth annual GWR Day. Celebrating the theme of Super Skills, record-breaking hopefuls from across the globe have put on a jaw-dropping display of dedication, persistence and ......read more

New Ninjamas Nighttime Bedwetting Underwear Helps Kids To Conquer The Night

November 17, 2021:  1 in 6 children* experience bedwetting and don’t know that nighttime underwear can have an immediate impact on their confidence and comfort.   While bedwetting is not always a medical concern and children normally grow out of it, it can contribute to feelings of embarrassment and stress for older children and their parents. It has been a difficult period for many children with homeschooling, lockdowns, and added anxiety in every household driven by COVID 19. While many parents think that bedwetting could indicate a regression in their children’s development as a result of their external environment, the reality is that bedwetting is more common than they think, and it is perfectly normal.   The NEW Ninjamas absorbent nighttime underwear is designed to help children conquer the ......read more

Carnegie Mellon Hosts Qatar Collegiate Programming Competition

Teams from three universities advance to the Arab regional competition November 02, 2021:  Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, hosted the first in-person Qatar Collegiate Programming Competition (QCPC). More than 50 students competed on 18 teams, including students from CMU-Q, Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q), Qatar University (QU), and Bright Future International School. Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, said: “We are delighted to welcome students from all over Qatar for a competition that challenges and expands their programming skills. Carnegie Mellon has one of the best computer science programs in the world, and we hope this competition will inspire young programmers in Qatar.”   CMU-Q faculty members Giselle Reis and Eduardo Feo Flushing organized the ......read more

TURKEY'S Rumeysa Gelgi is warded GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for Tallest Woman Living with a Height of 215.16cm (7ft 0.7in)

13th October 2021:  Guinness World Records™, the global authority on record-breaking, today announces that Turkey’s Rumeysa Gelgi, is the Tallest woman living standing at 215.16cm (7ft 0.7in). Rumeysa first achieved a Guinness World Records title back in 2014, aged 17 when she was awarded the title for the Tallest teenager living (female). Her tall stature is down to a condition called Weaver syndrome, an extremely rare condition which causes accelerated growth amongst other abnormalities including skeletal maturation. Since achieving the Guinness World Records title back in 2014, Rumeysa has felt it was important to use her platform for advocacy reasons to educate others about rare medical conditions such as her own.   Fast forward to 2021, aged 24, Rumeysa has been re-measured and confirmed as the ......read more

Dana Alfardan debuts her second stage musical, 'RUMI

Dana Alfardan debuts her second stage musical, 'RUMI: The Musical' at the London Coliseum in collaboration with co-composer and West End and Broadway star Nadim Naaman featuring as well Broadway star, Ramin Karimloo. Dana Al Fardan and Nadim Naaman’s second musical follows  ‘Broken Wings’, which premiered in the West End before touring The Middle East Doha, Qatar – 22 September 2021: Dana Al Fardan, one of the Middle East’s leading contemporary composers, and West End star Nadim Naaman today announce that their second major stage musical, ‘Rumi: The Musical’ will get its world premiere at the London Coliseum in  November 2021. ‘Rumi’, based on a story about the 13th century philosopher and poet Rumi by Evren Sharma, follows Al Fardan and ......read more

Guinness World Records Verifies Oldest Identical Twins Ever

JAPAN’S Umeno Sumiyama, Koume Kodama are awarded GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TITLE for “Oldest identical twins ever (female)” and “Oldest identical living twins (female)” at 107 years 300 days old   September 22, 2021:  Guinness World Records™, the global authority on record-breaking, today announces that Japan’s Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama, are the world’s Oldest identical twins (living and ever/female) at 107 years, and 300 days, as of Sep. 1st 2021.   Umeno and Koume were born on Nov. 5th 1913 as the eldest and second daughters in a family that lived in Shodo Island, Kagawa Prefecture. Of the 11 siblings, Umeno is the third and Koume is the fourth child. Twins family says they have described their childhood was just like a Japanese TV drama ......read more

Snoonu Becomes an Official Partner of Qatar Stars League and Al Arabi Sports Club

In line with the company’s commitment to the sports industry in Qatar, Snoonu kicks off two ambitious partnerships with Qatar’s top-level football league and prominent football team. 19, September 2021 – Doha, Qatar: Doha-based e-commerce startup, Snoonu, is pleased to announce two partner agreements concluded with Qatar Stars League and Al Arabi Sports Club. The partnerships will see Snoonu becoming the official delivery partner of the two top-level sports entities in Qatar. As Qatar’s Stars League official partner, the company will place its logos on the stadiums’ LED and background screens, and is also planning to sell its branded beverages in all games’ venues, amongst other collaborations. “We are incredibly honoured to become the official partner of Qatar Stars League, the ......read more

West End and Broadway star Ramin Karimloo and co-composer Nadim Naaman will head the cast for the premiere of 'Rumi: The Musical' at the London Coliseum

West End and Broadway star Ramin Karimloo and co-composer Nadim Naaman will head the cast for the premiere of ‘Rumi: The Musical’ at the London Coliseum Dana Al Fardan and Nadim Naaman’s second musical follows  ‘Broken Wings’, which premiered in the West End before touring The Middle East   Doha, Qatar – 16, September 2021: Dana Al Fardan, one of the Middle East’s leading contemporary composers, and West End star Nadim Naaman today announce that their second major stage musical, ‘Rumi: The Musical’ will get its world premiere at the London Coliseum in  November 2021. ‘Rumi’, based on a story about the 13th century philosopher and poet Rumi by Evren Sharma, follows Al Fardan and Naaman’s 2018 debut ‘Broken Wings’, which ......read more

World Cup Qatar 2022: Dates, Schedule, and Qualifiers

August 31, 2021:  Unusually, the world cup is right around the corner despite the Euros having only just concluded. 32 teams are set to compete in Qatar for the world cup in 2022, though there will be some slight adjustments to the usual scheduling that fans are used to. With Euro 2020 being delayed to 2021, there’s now a gap year between the two tournaments. Though, it’s a little more than a year, as the world cup will take place in the winter months, starting on the 21st of November at the Al Bayt stadium. The opening fixture will feature Qatar - a nation that has never qualified for a world cup since its independence in 1971. This won’t just be a unique experience for the Qatar national team, but also for football fans across the world. No middle eastern country has ever hosted the world cup before, so ......read more

Fahad Badar Succeeds in Reaching the Top of "Broad Peak" Mountain

8,047 meters above sea level in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan Doha, Qatar - July 29, 2021: Fahad Abdulrahman Badar, a Qatari climber seeking adventure and thrill among the highest mountain peaks, and a pioneering bank executive, achieved yet another daunting sporting achievement as he succeeds in accomplishing the mean feat of climbing the peak of Broad Peak, which is 8,047 meters above sea level in the Karakoram mountains of Pakistan. Broad Peak is one of the most difficult peaks of the Pakistani "Karakoram" mountain range (whose name refers to the width of the summit), the 12th highest peak in the world, which is located on the border between China and Pakistan. Fahad Badar began preparing for this difficult expedition immediately after his winter trip in January 2021, during which he was able to ......read more

Skybox61 the Ultimate Destination for Sports Enthusiasts Gets Ready to Welcome the UEFA and Wimbledon Championship Season

The newest and highest upscale sports lounge and restaurant in town will be offering guests an enjoyable experience filled with irresistible offers June 26, 2021, Doha, Qatar – Skybox61, the newest state-of-the-art sports lounge and restaurant, located on the 61st floor of Kempinski Residences & Suites in West Bay, now boasts 3 large projectors and 20 TV screens, bringing guests the latest UEFA league and Wimbledon championship action, from all over Europe. Both games will be showing at Skybox61 starting until July 11th.  Bookmark this spot if you wish to catch the latest worlds of both football and tennis, nestled in one of the highest and most prestigious spots in Doha. A combination of sophistication and casual makes this place unique and the first in Doha to host a non-conventional space to catch a game night ......read more

Festival City Sheds Light on Local Talents with an Exclusive In-Mall Live Art Exhibition

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