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Ogilvy PR Names Matt Buchanan as Global Head of Consumer PR

10, June 2021:   Ogilvy PR has appointed Matt Buchanan as its new Global Head of Consumer PR.  In this new role for the agency, Buchanan will report to Ogilvy PR’s Global CEO Julianna Richter and will lead consumer brand communications globally – evolving the go-to-market strategy, driving innovation, enhancing capability and overseeing multi-market consumer brand business. A 25-year brand communications veteran, Buchanan has run Ogilvy’s PR business in the UK since early 2019. He has more than two decades experience leading agencies specialising in consumer brand communication, spanning the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia.  Prior to Ogilvy, Buchanan was the Managing Director of Havas’ award-winning agency One Green Bean, launching the agency into the London market in 2015 having run ......read more

Lebanese Amputee Athlete Breaks the Guinness World Records™ Title to Mark the Launch of GWR's Impairment Records Initiative

The initiative aims to make GWR more relevant and accessible to people with physical, intellectual and visual impairments around the world MENA: Longest static wall sit (female) – LA1 UK: Fastest accumulative time crossing the United Kingdom by tandem bicycle (male) - IS1  USA: Fastest 100 miles on a treadmill (female) - LA2 (not happening until July) 05, June 2021:   Darine Barbar, an inspirational amputee athlete who just made history by breaking the Guinness World Records™ title for Longest Samson's chair/static wall sit (female) achieving a total of 2 minutes, and 8.24 seconds.  Darine has an above knee left leg amputation and lost her leg at the age of 15 to bone cancer. She had another accident in 2013 when she broke her left hip where her amputation is and had to have ......read more

Memac Ogilvy names Till Hohmann as Chief Creative Officer for MENA

 Globally recognized Hohmann will oversee the region’s creative offering across Memac Ogilvy’s five core capabilities.  Till returns to Memac Ogilvy having led the group to being recognized as the region’s number one creative agency by Dubai Lynx in 2010.  Hohmann brings experience from leading markets, including London, Munich, Singapore, and others.   June 03, 2021:  Memac Ogilvy has named globally recognized creative Till Hohmann as its new Chief Creative Officer for the MENA region. Hohmann rejoins the agency, having served as its UAE Executive Creative Director from 2007 to 2010.    Hohmann will be responsible for uniting the group’s five core capabilities under one modern creative offering. He will be dedicated to sustainable and innovative growth for ......read more

Qatar SportsTech, A QDB Accelerator, Concludes Fourth Cohort of its Accelerator Program

10 innovative sportstech startups from 8 countries were accelerated as part of QST’s award-winning Accelerator Program Doha, 3 June 2021:  Qatar SportsTech (QST), a leading startup accelerator founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB), is pleased to announce the successful completion of the fourth cohort of its Accelerator Program. The 10 accelerated startups include Field of Vision, ComeTogether, Stable Innovations, BBox Sports, Navbuddy, Juego Football, StretchSkin, NSAtech, Ai Abacus, Sentio Sports.  In line with the QDB’s mission to develop and diversify the private sector in Qatar, QST’s intensive three-month Accelerator Program supported 10 innovative startups from across the globe in accelerating their growth. Startups will also further develop their solutions in the industry in line with ......read more

Qatar SportsTech – A QDB Accelerator – Hosts Angel Investor Bootcamp, Encouraging SportsTech Industry Investment in Qatar

Led by David Stern, top sportstech investor, the bootcamp will bring together aspiring angel investors interested in exploring the sportstech market The workshop will provide valuable insights, investment decision-making and the latest in sports technologies    Doha, 20 May 2021:  Qatar SportsTech (QST), a leading startup accelerator founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB), has announced the opening of applications for an Angel Investor Bootcamp to be held virtually on May 24th and May 25th, 2021.  In line with QDB’s mission to develop, grow and diversify Qatar’s private sector, QST initiated this bootcamp to further enhance sportstech startups in the country by empowering investors and driving interest towards the rapidly growing industry. QDB is committed to strengthening the economy of ......read more

Qatar SportsTech Selects 10 Innovative SportsTech Startups for the Fourth Cohort of its Accelerator Program

10 innovative startups specializing in the sportstech industry from 8 countries will be accelerated as part of QST’s award-winning Accelerator Program Finalists include 2 startups selected from QST’s EntelaQ Pre-Accelerator Program, the hub’s newest program that aims to develop the sports and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Qatar and prepare entrepreneurs for the Accelerator Program, by helping them build their idea and gain traction Doha, 12 April 2021: Qatar SportsTech (QST), a leading startup accelerator and hub for pioneering sportstech companies, has announced the launch of the fourth cohort of its highly acclaimed Accelerator Program. Qatar SportsTech is founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB), powered by Startupbootcamp (SBC), and supported by Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), Qatar Stars ......read more

Long Fingernails Break Guinness World Records™ Title Before Cut

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS AND RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! COLLABORATE TO UPDATE TITLE AND NEW DISPLAY FOR LONGEST FINGERNAILS    April 07, 2021: Guinness World Records (GWR), in collaboration with Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, unveils new measurements for the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) at 733.55 cm (24 ft 0.7 in), held by Ayanna Williams (USA).  After cultivating them for nearly 3 decades, the Texas- native and record-holder cut her iconic nails to embark on a new chapter in her life.  The global authority in record-breaking achievements partnered with Ripley’s Believe it or Not! on Ayanna’s final nail measurements before her nail cutting procedure in Fort Worth, TX, USA.  Her record-breaking nails are now ......read more

ACS Doha Nets BE Basketball Partnership and Scores with Qatar National Team

Doha, Qatar – March 23, 2021:  With a mission to empower students through sports, ACS International School Doha hosted Qatar’s national basketball team player in a friendly game followed by a motivational session on the power of sports.  The session was hosted at ACS Doha’s state-of-the-art sports facility where Qatar team captain Mizo Amin took on the school’s basketball team, the Doha Wolves. ACS Doha has been inspiring students to stay active and continue applying the lessons they learn through sport to achieve success in their daily lives. It was held in line with the ethos of the school’s sport’s mantra ‘Awaken Your Wolf’, which focuses on teamwork, resilience and mindfulness. Mizo Amin, Captain of Qatar’s national basketball team, stated: “It makes me ......read more

Virtuocity ‘The Gaming Capital' sponsors Qatar's eSports Gaming Master Ahmad Al Meghessib

Virtuocity; one of Leisure’s parks at Doha Festival City, continues to expand its support to the eSports industry in Qatar   Doha, Qatar – 27 January 2020:  Virtuocity is pleased to announce that it has signed a sponsorship agreement with Ahmad Al Meghessib. This deal comes as part of Virtuocity’s commitment to maintain and expand its support to eSports communities in Qatar & the region. Virtuocity is keen to provide the eSports sector in Qatar & the region with the world’s latest technology and a unique experience. “Virtuocity will be the training ground for Ahmad Al Meghessib providing him the complete infrastructure that an athlete like him needs. With this collaboration we want to show the local community that you can build a professional career in eSports. Video games are ......read more

Pampers Introduces the First Diaper Designed for Nighttime Wetness Protection and Un-interrupted Sleep

Pampers Night range includes the softest diapers with trusted leakage performance for overnight protection.   January 25, 2021:   Sleep is crucial for babies’ development and well-being. A tried & true and most importantly trusted brand by parents for decades, Pampers just released a new line of diapers with superior overnight dryness to provide skin comfort with leak protection so your baby can enjoy uninterrupted sleep time. Pamper night is the first diaper in the region specially designed with enhanced sleeping layer for all around Nighttime Wetness Protection. It’s super-absorbent German technology pulls wetness and mess away from baby’s skin for maximum comfort and the “air-dry channels” ensure breathable dryness so your baby sleeps soundly throughout the night. Karim ......read more

Mondrian Doha to Host Exclusive Art Exhibition by Sara Al Thani

December 12, 2020:  Eight original paintings will be showcased as part of Sara Al Thani’s ‘Collide a Thought’ Solo Exhibition in EllaMia’s hallway until December 17th, inviting guests to draw inspiration and explore the complex ideas behind Sara Al Thani’s expressive art Mondrian Doha continues to support Qatar’s arts and culture scene reiterating its commitment to empowering local artists  10 December 2020, Doha, Qatar – Mondrian Doha, managed by leading international lifestyle hospitality group, sbe, is pleased to announce the launch of ‘Collide a Thought’ exhibition, by renowned Qatari painter and sculptor Sara Al Thani. The exhibition will officially open on December 9th and will run until December 17th.  Sara Al Thani is a Qatari artist with an ......read more

AFC Asian Cup 2027: Qatar Football Association delivers on the Government Guarantee Requirements

Doha – 28, November 2020:  The Qatar Football Association (QFA) handed over the third part of its bid to host the AFC Asian Cup 2027. This section of the file includes the delivery of a government guarantee that is compatible with the AFC’s requirements for a successful bid. The government guarantees pledged by the State of Qatar is a commitment to meeting all regulatory conditions for hosting the tournament to the high standards that the QFA aims to achieve. The pledge fulfils the approved schedule laid out by the Asian Football Confederation, the game's ruling body on the continent. This commitment is part of the Qatar National Vision 2030, which promotes the advancement of the country's capabilities in all fields, with the help of massive investment in the coming years – already evident from ......read more

Police Rockstone Wallet and Card Case

PA40141WLBK POLICE ROCKSTONE BLK/BLU WALLET PA40142WLBK POLICE ROCKSTONE BLK WALLET CARD CASE   October 27, 2020:    The POLICE DNA is all about freedom. A brand that has its finger on the fashion pulse, the accessories from POLICE are not just fleeting cursory fashion moments, they are the choices of a generation that is fearless when it comes to letting its voice be heard. To be subversive, bold and authentic in a world living vicariously through social media filters, zoom meeting and hashtags is a revelation in itself. Celebrating this unique and brazen spirit is the new collection of wallets and small leather goods from POLICE.    Debuting this November, POLICE ROCKSTONE is an exclusive and sophisticated wallet fashioned in the classic colours of black and blue. Utilitarianism is the mood ......read more

Qatar SportsTech Selects 10 SportsTech Startups for the Third Cohort of its Accelerator Program

10 startups from 6 countries were selected amongst 1640 scouted startups to join the three-month intensive Accelerator Program   Doha - 20, October 2020:  Qatar SportsTech (QST), a leading startup accelerator and hub for innovative sportstech companies, has announced the selected sportstech startups who will join the third cohort of its highly anticipated Accelerator Program.  QST is initiated by Qatar Development Bank (QDB), powered by Startupbootcamp (SBC), and supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), Qatar Stars League (QSL), beIN Media Group (beIN), Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), Aspire Zone Foundation (Aspire), MBK Holding and the Ministry of Commerce & Industry (MOCI).  10 sportstech startups from 6 countries joined the Accelerator Program on the 27th of ......read more

Consumers Expect All Brands to Provide Wellness Offerings, New Ogilvy Study Finds

Ogilvy's New Study is the First to Quantify Wellness Gaps for Brands Looking for Growth   October 14, 2020:  The US$4.5 trillion global wellness economy – growing twice as fast as the global economy – is now so pervasive that for 73% of global consumers, wellness is now considered an essential element of a brand’s strategy. The Ogilvy Wellness Gap study released today has, for the first time, quantified the gap between consumers’ wellness expectations of brands and how they judge delivery against those expectations in seven key sectors – food, snacks, skincare, airlines, hotels, cars and banking.   Ogilvy surveyed 7,000 consumers from 14 countries across 4 continents to gain new insight into how they see wellness in 2020 and to help marketers close the glaring opportunity ......read more

Doha Festival City Launches Exciting Kids Club Competition

Doha Festival City’s Kids Club invites club members to register for a new exciting online contest and benefit from exclusive awards and prizes The special competition aims to raise awareness amongst kids about the importance of maintaining good hygiene practices    Doha, Qatar – 10 October 2020:  Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping, dining and entertainment, is pleased to announce an exclusive arts competition “Show us your hygiene routine through your art”, dedicated for members of the Festival’s Kids Club. The contest is open for registration until 15th October. The exclusive competition aims to raise awareness amongst kids about the importance of hygiene measures. Kids Club members can register by submitting their artworks on ......read more

Mondrian Doha Releases New Film to Celebrate its Three-Year Anniversary

“Three years and it’s just the beginning” - Mondrian Doha, a five-star destination for luxury and creativity lovers, makes a bold statement for its special day The exclusive film pays a tribute to Mondrian Doha’s staff, and features the most memorable moments of the hotel’s three-year journey 7 October 2020, Doha, Qatar:  Mondrian Doha, managed by leading international lifestyle hospitality group, sbe, is excited to share its new film, celebrating the hotel’s three years of operations and honoring Mondrian’s outstanding team.  “Three years and it’s just the beginning” – is the main message conveyed by the hotel on its 3rd anniversary. In the newly released film, Mondrian Doha shares the most special moments of the hotel’s past three years. ......read more

Instagram Celebrates its Birthday Today!

Instagram celebrates its birthday today, marking a decade since the platform launched and went on to shape the global cultural fabric!    October 06, 2020:  Since the earliest days of Instagram, we’ve been constantly inspired by the creativity we’ve seen in our community. We’ve seen people come together with loved ones, express themselves in new and more visual ways, inspire others with similar interests, and rally around causes they believe in. Our community has always set the cultural agenda - they push culture forward and inspire us to explore new ways of creating and communicating.   To celebrate this milestone, we dove deep into our regional data and curated a list of leading tools that our community brilliantly used to express themselves over the past 10 years - these include the ......read more

A Pakistani National Dribbles a Basketball for a Mile in Dubai, Bags a Second Guinness World Records™ Title

30 September 2020:   Breaking a Guinness World Records™ (GWR) title is more than just doing something amazing. It took 33-year old Pakistani national Azmat Khan 6 minutes and 1 second to break the previous Guinness World Records title for Fastest mile dribbling a basketball. Khan is a Kohat product, and he also holds the record title for the 10 miles equivalent. Khan’s story with GWR started by deciding that he wanted to take his achievements to the next level, so he had to find something he thought he could handle on a global level. Searching GWR site, a record title on basketball drew his attention held by American national Reed McManigal who managed to set the record in 6 min 39 seconds. Two cyclists served as videographers to document the attempt, using their mobile phones. Khan was able to shatter Reed ......read more

Two Emiratis claim GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS titles in July

Areej Al Hammadi claimed the title for Most football 'hotstepper' ball control tricks in one minute Walid Yari raised the bar on Most side jump push-ups in 1 minute Records announced at the launch of Guinness World Records Day 2020 Assets available to download here: Areej Al Hammadi: video + photos Walid Yari: video + photos   29 July 2020 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Guinness World Records (GWR), the global authority on record breaking achievements, can today announce that the player of the UAE National Football Team, Areej Al Hammadi breaks the Guinness World Records title for Most football 'hotstepper' ball control tricks in one minute completing 86 repetitions in total, breaking the previous record stood at 56 in the UK. Moreover, Walid Yari is another Emirati who smashed the record title of Most ......read more

Qatar SportsTech - Press Briefing Speech

9:00am  MC: Shayma (bi-lingual) Good morning and thank you for joining us this morning.  Please allow us to pause for 5 minutes until we have all guests on board of the Webinar. 9:05am MC: Shayma (bi-lingual) Thank you for waiting patiently, we will now begin the briefing.  Good morning ladies and gentlemen. My name is Shayma Ben Brahim. It is my pleasure to welcome you this morning.  I would like to thank you for joining us today for this special briefing to mark the launch of EntelaQ, a highly anticipated program developed by Qatar SportsTech.  For todays briefing, we would like to request for everyone to please maintain your audio on mute and for any questions, please submit them through the chat feature on Zoom. Unfortunately, we will not be holding a live Q&A after the ......read more

Egyptian Multi-Time Guinness World Records Titleholder Secures Another One in Front of Hibs Temple in Egypt

56 consecutive step-ups in 30 seconds were enough to secure the title   15 July 2020 – It took Mahmoud Mohamed Ayoub 30 seconds in front of the renowned Hibs Temple in Elkharga, Egypt to complete 56 step ups on a training bench. This led him to being recognised by Guinness World Records (GWR) as a new world record, breaking the previous record stood at 51 The 23-year old Egyptian national appeared in a video performing an Official Attempt for Most aerobic step ups in 30 seconds, witnessed by coaches and fellow alumni members. The global authority on record-breaking achievement said Mahmoud Ayoub has a potential to become a serial Guinness World Records titles breaker. As a fitness enthusiast, Ayoub has a history of breaking three GWR titles, and still currently holding two of them. Apart from the new one, Ayoub also ......read more

17-Year Old Smashed a Guinness World Records Title in His Bedroom

“I would have never attempted a record if I didn’t move to Dubai,” says the Indian national   9 July 2020 – A total of 101 hops over a stationery ruler brought Soham Mukherjee, a 17-year old from New Delhi, a Guinness World Records title. The Dubai-based Indian national managed to break the previous title of 96 for Most side to side hops in 30 seconds.  In a video taken in his bedroom, Mukherjee completed 110 hops in total with 9 deemed invalid according to the global authority on record breaking, recording the same with two phone cameras. “The record was measured by a close-up slow-motion video, so that the line object and my feet are clearly seen,” he said.  Soham has been involved in many sports including football, badminton, table tennis, and basketball. But what ......read more

Qatar SportsTech Opens Applications for its Accelerator Program

Qatar SportsTech’s Accelerator Program is dedicated to innovative sportstech startups looking to accelerate their growth whilst contributing to transforming the sports industry in Qatar and beyond.   Doha, 01 July 2020 - Qatar SportsTech (QST), the region’s first startup accelerator and hub for innovative sportstech companies, has opened applications for the third cohort of its Accelerator Program in Qatar, set to start in September 2020.  Held in Aspire Zone, the heart of Doha’s Sports City, QST’s intensive three-month Accelerator Program will run from mid-September to mid-December 2020. The program is designed to help participant innovative startups accelerate their growth and further develop their solutions in the industry, in line with QST’s vision to be a catalyst for reshaping ......read more

Three Eggs get Yemeni National a Guinness World Records Title

18th June 2020:  A stack of three eggs on the top of each other was recognised by Guinness World Records (GWR) as a new world record when Mohammed Muqbel, a 20-year old Yemeni national living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, successfully stack them into a tower. Balanced upright, one at a time on top of each other in a single tower ensemble got the global recognition as the ‘Largest stack of eggs’. According to GWR, all the eggs had to be stacked simultaneously for at least five seconds, using fresh hen’s eggs, with a perfect, unbroken shell condition.  Mohammed Abelhameed was able to identify the centre of mass of each egg and stack them exactly so that the combined centre of mass of the three eggs was situated directly above the very small base of the stack. According to him, this requires high ......read more

Qatar SportsTech Hosts First Digital Demo Day to Celebrate the Successful Completion of the Second Cohort of its Accelerator Program

Marking a new wave of entrepreneurial talent, 10 SportsTech startups joined the second cohort of the Accelerator Program out of 390 applications, across 43 countries.   Doha, 1 June 2020 - Qatar SportsTech (QST), a leading startup accelerator for innovative sports companies, has announced that it will host its first Digital Demo Day on 8th June, to celebrate the completion of the second cycle of its highly acclaimed Accelerator Program. QST is supported by key players in the sports industry – it is initiated by Qatar Development Bank, powered by Startupbootcamp, and supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Qatar Financial Centre, Aspire Zone Foundation and beIN Media Group.  The Digital Demo Day will be live at 9am Doha time on demoday.qatarsportstech.com, enabling sports industry experts and ......read more

Doha Festival City Calls All Artists to Participate in Exclusive Ramadan-Themed Virtual Gallery

The #QatarUnitesUs Ramadan-themed virtual gallery is Doha Festival City’s community-driven initiative to support creativity amongst both amateur and professional artists alike. Selected local designers and artist creative artworks will have the opportunity to “Put their Creativity on Display”, replicating a real art gallery shopping experience    Doha, Qatar – 30 April 2020:  In support of #StandwithCreatives campaign, Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping and entertainment, is pleased to announce the launch of its community-driven initiative targeted to all artists in Qatar in an opportunity to showcase their Artwork in Ramadan-themed virtual gallery.   Under the umbrella of Doha Festival City’s ongoing #QatarUnitesUs community ......read more

©My Salah Mat، سجادة صلاة تفاعلية فريدة لتعليم الأطفال الصلاة، أصبحت متاحة الآن أيضًا في دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي.

  ©My Salah Mat، سجادة صلاة تفاعلية فريدة لتعليم الأطفال الصلاة، أصبحت متاحة الآن أيضًا في دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي. امنح هداية الصلاة وساعد الأطفال من عمر 3 سنوات ليتعلموا الصلاة بشغف ويحبون كيفية أدائها. من منا لا يرغب برؤية أطفاله وقد أصبحوا راشدين صالحين يتمتعون بالصحة والسعادة؟! ولتحقيق ذلك، هناك الكثير الذي يجب أن نعلمهم إياه، ونتيح لهم أن بكونوا على دراية به وتجربته. تعليم أطفالنا كيفية الصلاة واجب على كل مسلم ومساعدة طول حياتهم يمكننا منحها لهم ليعيشوا حياة مفيدة وسعيدة. يعد اللعب تجربة تعلم أساسية يحتاجها الأطفال لنموهم الجسدي والعقلي والروحي. ولذلك سيتم طرح سجادة صلاتي، وهي سجادة صلاة تعليمية تفاعلية في دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي في شهر رمضان المبارك. سجادة صلاتي هي سجادة صلاة تفاعلية صُمّمت لتعليم الأطفال كيفية أداء صلاة المسلمين بطريقة ممتعة من خلال اللعب والتكنولوجيا. تحتوي سجادة صلاتي على أزرار لمس ......read more

Alofa Announced World Champion of SuperSlam II

The Highly popular Championship was Declared a Huge Success, attended by Thousands of Fans, and Gathering the Largest Number of Iconic Wrestlers Ever outside of the US  Wrestling Icons including nZo, White Eagle and Caprice Coleman also Won Titles at the Championship with Qatari Wrestler known as Rage winning the Pre-Match Game   24 February 2020, Doha, Qatar:   Lusail Sports Arena came to life on 21 February as SUPERSLAM II took place with over 35 international pro wrestling legends and superstars competing for the Championship Titles. SUPERSLAM II presented four Championship title matches: The QPW Tag Team won by Carlito and Chris Masters, whilst Caprice Coleman won QPW King of Ladder title, the QPW Middle East match was won by White Eagle, and the QPW World Title won by Alofa. There were also a ......read more

Doha Festival City, the One and Only Choice for Entertainment, announced as Platinum Sponsor of Super Slam II

500 lucky fans will meet their favourite pro-wrestling super stars live at Doha Festival City   20 February 2020, Doha, Qatar:  Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for entertainment and shopping, announced as platinum sponsor of the much popular SUPER SLAM II pro-wrestling event by Qatar Pro Wrestling. The sponsorship integrates within Doha Festival City’s “Be Active” Campaign carried out during the month of February in celebration of the country’s sports vision.  As Entertainment Partners, Doha Festival City is the official host of the exclusive pre-event Public Meet and Greet where 500 lucky fans can get up close with their favourite international wrestling legends such as Kevin Nash, Mark Henry, and Alberto del Rio, Brian Cage, and Nzo. The superstars will be at Birds ......read more

Pro-wrestling Fans Are Invited to Meet Their Favourite Superstars at Doha Festival City

17 February 2020, Doha, Qatar:   Qatar Pro Wrestling’s (QPW) second edition of SUPER SLAM has finally arrived in Qatar. The event will be held on 21 February 2020 at the Lusail Sports Arena and a special pre-event Meet and Greet will take place at the Birds Island at Angry Birds World at Doha Festival City on 20 February at 6:00pm for fans to meet their favourite pro-wrestling superstars live. 500 fans are invited to Doha Festival City, the platinum sponsor for the QPW event, to welcome the world wrestling legends including iconic names such as Kevin Nash, Mark Henry, and Alberto del Rio, Brian Cage, and Nzo. Located in Birds Island at Angry Birds World, fans will get to see and hear from these pro-wrestling legends first-hand..  Registration for the pre event exclusive meet and greet at Angry Birds ......read more

The Community Celebrates Sports Day at Doha Festival City

Sports Month Continues at the One and Only Choice for Entertainment and Shopping in Qatar   15 February 2020, Doha, Qatar:  Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping and entertainment, celebrated the National Sports Day, in flare and style.  Thousands of shoppers and visitors from across Qatar flocked to Doha Festival City who are committed to creating unique experiences that are aligned with the Qatar National Vision 2030.  Participants were able to enjoy a fun-packed day of sports and fitness activities alongside family and friends, with something for all ages and skills available, both indoors and outdoors.  Visitors started the day with a number of running and cycling marathons for adults and children on Festival City’s Outdoor Track, before moving on to Angry ......read more

Qatar Finance and Business Academy Celebrates National Sports Day in Collaboration With College of North Atlantic Qatar (CNAQ)

Doha, Qatar: 13 February 2020:   Qatar Finance and Business Academy and its partnership with Northumbria University celebrated National Sports Day in collaboration with College of North Atlantic Qatar  (CNA-Q) with a series of sports related festivities.  The event was celebrated with a day filled with various athletic programs from 8:00AM to 1:00PM, including a fun race, gym sessions, tennis and swimming, with the participation of QFBA faculty, departmental heads, students and their families. The celebration further solidified the power of sports in building communities of different cultures and nationalities to further develop the progression of Qatar’s society.  The event witnessed the attendance of Dr. Khalid Al Horr, president of Qatar Finance and Business Academy.  The celebration of ......read more

Al Khaliji Organizes Popular Ping-pong Event, Fan-favorite Competition

Doha, February  12 , 2020 –  Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, with the aim of uniting people in the community through the common interest of sport, celebrated the 9th Qatar National Sports Day by organizing a Ping-Pong event held on 10th and 11th of February at the Doha Festival City. During the event, participants were cheered on by their colleagues and friends to win. At the end of each game, winners received exciting prizes.  “al khaliji is a proud supporter of Qatar National Sports Day and is committed to empowering the community. The Bank actively promotes wellness and healthy lifestyle among its employees and families through various initiatives throughout the year, in line with Qatar’s National Vision 2030 for the development of a healthy ......read more

Alfardan Group Celebrates Ninth National Sports Day With Excitement

Doha, February 11, 2020 – The power of sports which unites different cultures and promotes healthy lifestyles was on full display at the 2020 Qatar National Sport Day activities organized by Alfardan Group at the Aspire Ladies Sports Hall.    Home to one of the most diverse workforces in Qatar, more than 1,500 employees of the group participated in the lively set of events which featured some of Qatar’s most passionate sporting activities such as football, cricket, volleyball, basketball, billiards, badminton, table tennis and golf.   Guerlain Spa, Alfardan provided participants an electrifying start to their day with a series of Zumba warm-up exercises; while medical specialists representing Alfardan Group’s newest subsidiary, Alfardan Medical with Northwestern Medicine (AMNM), were on ......read more

Qatar Post Celebrates National Sports Day

Doha, Qatar, 12 February 2020: Qatar Post organized a full day of festivities featuring sports related activities for staff and their families to mark the 9th Qatar National Sports Day at Qatar Sports Club.  Activities featured a walkathon, jogging, table tennis, football, and volleyball to name a few. The day also brought to a close an inter-departmental football tournament that has been underway since October 2019. It was an occasion for the final four teams – Connected, Global Mail, EMS, and Direct Mail – to battle it out for the glory. At the end, Global Mail lifted the trophy.  Apart from sports, the 9th Qatar National Sports Day was an opportunity to promote welfare and healthy lifestyle of Qatar Post staff and their family members, who were welcomed by senior officials and led by Chairman and Managing ......read more

Qatar Pro Wrestling Superslam Ii Moves to Lusail Sports Arena to Cater to the High Demand of Ticket Sales

Featuring World Wrestling Legends, The Great Khali, Kevin Nash, Mark Henry, and "Road Warrior" Animal and Superstars including Chris Masters, Matt Cross, Johnny Storm and many more     5 January 2020, Doha, Qatar –   Qatar Pro Wrestling (QPW) is bringing back the second edition of the highly sought-after pro-wrestling championship, SUPERSLAM II, to be held at Lusail Sports Arena on 21 February 2020.  SUPER SLAM II includes a lineup of World Wrestling Legends including The Great Khali, Kevin Nash, Mark Henry, and "Road Warrior" Animal.  This pro wrestling extravaganza will see fans witness their favourite wrestling superstars live in action including Alberto del Rio, Rob Van Dam, PJ Black, Brian Cage, Nzo, Matt Sydal, Rich Swann, Chris Raaber, Alofa, Caprice Coleman, ......read more

Be Active this Sports Day at Doha Festival City

It’s Sports Month at the One and Only Entertainment Destination Special activities and celebrations of the National Sports Day      1 February 2020, Doha, Qatar:   Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping and entertainment, announced a host of activities in celebration of Qatar National Sport Day this coming February.      Shoppers and visitors will enjoy a fun-packed month of sports and fitness activities with family and friends, with something for all ages and skills, both indoor and outdoors.       Festival City’s Outdoor track will witness running and cycling marathons for adults and children on both Fridays and Saturdays throughout the month from 8am to 12 noon and on Sports day. Visitors can also enjoy a ......read more

Wrestling Legends and Superstars to Compete for the Championship Belt in Qatar This Upcoming February

Qatar Pro Wrestling brings some of the world’s greatest wrestling legends to Doha on 21st February 2020 at Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena   30 December 2019, Doha, Qatar:  Qatar Pro Wrestling (QPW) announces the second edition of SUPERSLAM to be held at Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena on 21st February 2020.  QPW is bringing wrestling sports fans across the Middle East and North Africa an exclusive show featuring wrestling superstars from the United States of America, France, South Africa, United Kingdom, Canada, Austria and Mexico are in the line-up.  Fans will see live the wrestling legends Eric Bischoff, The Great Khali, Kevin Nash, Mark Henry, "Road Warrior" Animal together with World Wrestling Entertainment superstars Alberto del Rio, Rob Van Dam, PJ Black, Brian Cage, nZo, Matt Sydal, ......read more

Msheireb Downtown Doha Attracts Football Fans From Across Qatar

Action-Packed Surroundings for the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup     Doha, Qatar – 9 December, 2019:   Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, hosted a football Fanzone in Barahat Msheireb, the heart of their iconic development, Msheireb Downtown Doha.   The Fanzone had one of the largest projected screens in Doha, allowing visitors to watch the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup matches under the beautifully lit canopy of the largest outdoor covered square in the Middle East, Barahat Msheireb.   The Fanzone saw a huge number of supporters enthusiastically cheer on the Qatar National Team and follow the exciting events of the games.  Children had fun with the activities in the Kids’ Zone, as everyone relaxed in the comfortable ......read more

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Broken Wings Musical Comes to Doha…

8 – 9 November 2019 at the Opera House, Katara Cultural Village The notable West End Musical by Dana Alfardan and Nadim Naaman based on Khalil Gibran’s Poetic Novel is coming to its second home Qatar ​ 19 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Broken Wings, a West End Musical composed by Dana Al Fardan, a notable Qatari female musician, composer, songwriter and ......read more

World Athetics Champions Visit Doha Festival City to Wrap Up the Mini Athletics Championship ...…

Ashton Eaton, Stefan Holm and Mike Powell meet and greet sports fans 08 October 2019, Doha, Qatar--- Doha Festival City, Qatar's preferred and world-class destination for entertainment, and a National Supplier of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, welcomed famous world athletes, last weekend, during the wrap up event of the popular Mini Athletics Championship Competitions, ......read more

UCL Qatar research showcases the impact of female leadership on Qatar's cultural heritage sector…

Findings discussed during “Women in Cultural Leadership” forum at the Museum of Islamic Art Doha, Qatar, October 9, 2019:   UCL Qatar hosted a panel discussion titled “Women in Cultural Leadership” at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) on 8 October 2019. The event brought together speakers from some of Qatar’s most iconic cultural institutions to ......read more

Making its Qatar Debut from 7 – 9 November 2019 at Katara Cultural Village Broken Wings to Show in ...…

The West End Musical, by Dana Alfardan and Nadim Naaman, is a tribute to the poetic writer, Khalil Gibran 17 September 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Dana Al Fardan, critically acclaimed Qatari musician, composer, songwriter and symphonic artist, and Katara Cultural Village announced today in a press conference the Qatar debut of the West End musical, Broken Wings, co-written and ......read more

W Doha Hotel Hosts Qatar's First Mother and Son Duo Art Exhibition…

Doha, Qatar - August 3rd 2019:  W Doha Hotel & Residences, a luxury lifestyle hotel in Qatar, hosted an exclusive art exhibition titled 'Perfect Duet' by Qatar's talented and key artist, Ahmed Al-Jufairi alongside his mother, artist Hanady Al-Othman, at the ART29 gallery. The 'Perfect Duet' showcases the nexus of mother and son, cultures and histories, India and ......read more

Qatari Composer Dana Al Fardan's Musical to Debut at World Renowned Beiteddine Palace in Lebanon…

The renowned composer’s Broken Wings, based on a Kahlil Gibran novel debuts in the region 24 July 2019 – Doha, Qatar:  Dana Al Fardan, critically acclaimed Qatari musician, composer, songwriter and symphonic artist, co-wrote the musical, Broken Wings, based on the novel by Kahlil Gibran, with Nadim Naaman. The musical will now debut in the region as part of the 35th ......read more

The Edge Picture Company Transforming Qatar's Film Production Industry…

26 May 2019, Doha, Qatar:  The Edge Picture Company, the award-winning film production company, hosted iftar last week for its stakeholders at the St. Regis Hotel, which was attended by the company’s team members from the Doha and London offices, clients, media, and business sector representatives.  During the event, The Edge team emphasised its commitment to supporting the ......read more

Doha Festival City Celebrates with a Spectacular Garangao night…

Doha -20 May 2019:   Doha Festival City, Qatar’s unique, world-class shopping, entertainment and dining destination, was abuzz with activity, last Thursday, as thousands of excited children gathered with their families to celebrate Garangao. This local tradition brings families and children together to celebrate reaching mid-Ramadan and reward the little ones for their ......read more

New Pampers Pure Protection Diapers contains Premium cotton and plant-based materials to give your ...…

Say Hello to Pure Protection with 100% Pampers Dryness and 0% Compromise   May 07, 2019:   Some parents are looking for product options with plant-based ingredients and don’t want to sacrifice performance. A tried & true and most importantly trusted brand by parents for decades, Pampers just released a new line of diapers that are crafted with Premium cotton, ......read more

The First City in Space Theme Park in the World to Open in Msheireb Downtown Doha…

JUNIVERSE™ is the world’s first city in space offering an engaging and dynamic learning experience to inspire, educate and entertain children Doha, Qatar, 30 April 2019- Msheireb Downtown Doha, the smartest and most sustainable fully-built city district in the world and Qatar’s destination for leisure, living and business, will be home of JuniverseTM, an innovative theme park ......read more

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