Jump Start 2019 on a Positive Note
Kuwait, December 31, 2018: Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre is hosting a series of entertaining physical and sports activities for the whole family to enjoy. Inspired by the common and popular resolution to stay healthy and fit, the ‘Jump Start’ festival helps participants take their first step towards achieving their goal.
Helping both adults and children on their journey to a fruitful year, Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre’s celebrations involve lively and diverse classes like zumba, jazz, gymnastics, martial arts, kick boxing and yoga throughout the day. The activities will be run by the Centre’s staff, professional sports trainers, instructors and teachers of different fun modalities.
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Telling the story of artists and their textiles
Kuwait- 8 December 2018: The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre’s Fine Arts Centre recently inaugurated an exhibition namely ‘The Event of A Thread’ by the Germany-based Institute for International Relations (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) in collaboration with the German Embassy in Kuwait. The event is the Premiere of an international touring exhibition that focusses on textiles; exploring the significance, origin, and mysteries of the thread work.
The exhibition highlights complex ways in which artists work with textiles, where art encounters handicraft, traditions meet the present day, and local knowledge intersects with global relationships. Visitors will also learn about the traditional textile techniques that were appropriated, ......read more
Kuwait, December 04, 2018: Sadeem, the largest digital competition in the Arab world on social media is back with a big hunt for the most powerful young content creators who will compete for the title of the next biggest influencer in the Arab world.
The program, which broke all the past records and garnered millions of views, received more than 17 thousand applications in its maiden season, where 20 of them were selected to participate in the competition to win a million riyals and a trip to Silicon Valley. After 10 weeks of wading through tough challenges and fierce competitions, Ali Al Neyadi of Oman became the Season 1 winner and earned the title of Arab’s Next Biggest Influencer.
To take the legacy forward, Sadeem is set to launch the second season with the spirit of optimism and enthusiasm. To win this title, the ......read more
Held Under the Patronage of His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Kuwait City, Kuwait – 29 November 2018: INJAZ AL-Arab – a member of Junior Achievement Worldwide (JA) – honored Nawa Company from INJAZ Oman and CONTRIVE Company from INJAZ Bahrain with ‘Company of the Year’ awards at the glittering ceremony, concluding their 12th Annual Young Arab Entrepreneurs Competition held in Kuwait on November 28 at the Jumeirah Messilah Hotel.
Held under the patronage of His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and deputized by Minister of Commerce and Industry H.E. Khaled Al Rodhan, the award ceremony was attended by 450 of the governmental entities, private sector representatives and educational ......read more
Competition is hosted by Bait Al Arab under the umbrella of Al Diwan Al Amiri
Kuwait – 24 November 2018: Burgan Bank recently sponsored the Kuwait National Arabian Horse Festival 2018 for the 4th consecutive year, in line with its commitment to preserve Kuwait and Arab cultural heritage and champion skills-building in sports. The 4th Egyptian Arabian Horse Competition took place between 16-17 of November 2018 and the 7th National Arabian Horse Competition was held from 29 November till 1 December 2018 at the Bait Al Arab show arena.
Organized annually by Bait Al Arab, under the umbrella of Al Diwan Al Amiri, the event was hosted under the patronage of H.H. the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The high profile festival was aimed at preserving the history and breed of Arabian ......read more
Hosts two world-class exhibitions during the “Italian Week’’ in Kuwait
Kuwait- 20 November 2018: To mark the third edition of the Italian Week in Kuwait, Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre will host two world-class exhibitions titled Drive In and The Shapes of Water. The month-long exhibitions are in partnership with the Italian Embassy.
Drive In is a gateway into the work of acclaimed Italian artist Marco Casentini. It explores the interplay between memory and space, and allows visitors to share the artist’s feelings as he retraces his travels around the world. Since August 2017, this touring exhibition has moved from one famous hall to the next before arriving in Kuwait, which marks its final stop.
‘The Shapes of Water’ exhibition addresses the importance ......read more
Kuwait, 20 November, 2018: Burgan Bank, in collaboration with Grand Cinemas, announced today that its Youth Account Holders will be offered the exclusivity to watch the first screening of the new movie “Creed 2” for free at the luxurious movie theatre of Grand Cinemas located in Al Hamra Luxury Centre.
The movie screening will be held on Thursday November, 29th, 2018, wherein each customer is entitled to 2 free tickets on one of the two shows, at 6:00 pm or 8:45 pm.
To book the free seats, Youth Account Holders are required to visit Grand Cinemas box office in Al Hamra Luxury Centre and present their Youth ATM card.
The bank strives to reward its Youth account holders with exclusive offers that fits their lifestyle. The Youth Account is dedicated for young individuals, between the ages of ......read more
DeputyMinisters toured the centre’s unique offerings and celebrated local traditions
Kuwait- 19 November 2018: The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre (SASCC) recently welcomed on site Deputy Ministers of Municipal Affairs from different GCC countries, as part of an introductory visit to Kuwait’s newest and most prominent cultural landmark.
The Centre’s management and its team were delighted to host Eng. Ahmad Al Manfoohi, General Director of Kuwait Municipality, along with other dignitaries from Kuwait, and the Deputy Ministers of Municipal Affairs from the UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Qatar who toured the Natural History Museum, which is devided into the Ecosystem Museum and Our Earth Museum.
Boasting a total of 22 galleries with over 1,100 exhibited objects, The Centre ......read more
Visitors to explore a wide range of diverse learning experiences
Kuwait City, Kuwait – 16 October 2018: The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre is pleased to announce its ‘Back to School, Back in Time’ weekend between 18-20 October 2018, a holistic educational experience . The ‘weekend special’ falls under the Centre’s Academy, an umbrella educational initiative that presents transformational learning experiences for different audiences in Kuwait.
The programs combine Culture, History, Science and Art, aiming to drive curiosity and interest, in line with the Academy’s mission of cultivating an atmosphere of exploration, fresh thinking, collaboration, and sharing of innovative discoveries that are revolutionizing our world.
‘Back to ......read more
Programmes and Events focused on Culture, History, Science, and Art begin in October
Kuwait- October 9, 2018: The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre announces it’s schedule of programmes covering an exciting range of topics launched through it’s Academy, an umbrella educational initiative that presents transformational learning experiences for different audiences in Kuwait. All age groups can benefit from the programming of their choice starting from October until 31 December 2018.
The new programs, focusing on Culture, History, Science, and Art, aim to spark curiosity and interest among the different communities in Kuwait, in line with the Academy’s mission of cultivating an atmosphere of exploration, fresh thinking, collaboration, and exchange of innovative discoveries. First launched in July ......read more
Part of the initiative of the Academy and the fine Arts Centre
Kuwait City, Kuwait – September 23, 2018: The Fine Arts Centre at Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre is hosting a four day event wherein the internationally acclaimed designer Tareq Atrissi will showcase his projects through a Bilingual Design & Typography workshop, followed by talks and an exhibition titled ‘The Graphic and Typographic work of Tareq Atrissi Design’. The event is also part of the Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Cultural Center Academy, which aims to facilitate public involvement in educational and development programs.
The Fine Arts Centre at the Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Cultural Center is a platform for arts, culture and creativity. The programmes offered by the Fine Arts Center provide an opportunity for the public to meet ......read more
Kuwait, September 17, 2018: Corporate Overview
VOX Cinemas is the Middle East’s most innovative and customer-focused cinema exhibitor. Owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas, VOX Cinemas is the cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa.
Tailoring every cinema location to the surrounding market place and customer preferences, VOX Cinemas offers a mix of cinema experiences including two luxury cinema concepts, the first one being THEATRE by Rhodes which is a collaboration with Michelin Star Chef Gary Rhodes, and the second one being the much-loved GOLD by Rhodes luxury cinema experience. Taking the MAX big screen cinema to the next level, VOX currently operates the Middle East’s largest cinema screen in the ......read more
As France Won FIFA World Cup
Kuwait, 12 September 2018: In conclusion to its summer campaign and in collaboration with FIFA World Cup Champion - France, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait recently congratulated and presented Mr. Khalid Hamoud Saoud Al Subaiei with a paid accommodation and tickets to Paris to enjoy the wonderful sights France’s capital has to offer!
The seasonal campaign comes as part of Renault Al Babtain’s mission to support its Premium European brand and honor its loyal customers and share with them the happy moments of the European team’s victory of FIFA World Cup, a memorable success in the European history.
The campaign involved purchasing any of the new Renault vehicles in order to enter a ......read more
SAN FRANCISCO and KUWAIT, 25 July 2018 : Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and the Kuwait National Cinema Company (KNCC) have entered into a three-screen agreement for the first deployments of Dolby Cinema in Kuwait. The first site is expected to open later in 2018 at the 360 Mall in Kuwait City. KNCC, operating under the Cinescape brand.
The news comes hot on the heels of recent announcements of upcoming openings in the UK with Odeon and with Kinopolis in Germany.
“We are really pleased to be able to continue to drive momentum in our strategy to expand the Dolby Cinema footprint in the Europe and Middle East region” said Doug Darrow, Senior Vice President, Cinema Business Group, Dolby Laboratories.
He added: “We’re delighted that in Kuwait it will be with such a progressive leader in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: While most people rely on the internet to read these days, one cannot deny the feeling of holding a real book. Skyline University College organized the Skyline Book Fair 2018 with the theme, “Year of Zayed on May 14-15, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Library Department also conducted an Inter-School Competition on Storytelling, Drawing, and Oratory where 81 participants competed to win.
The two-day event have witnessed students showcase their talents and their excitement while rummaging through a wide selection of books. The participating schools in this year’s Book Fair were: Gulf Asian English School, Leaders Private School, New Indian Model School, and Pace International School. While exhibitors of the event were: All Prints Publishing, Friendship Bookstore, Oxford ......read more
‘Lost’, ‘The Black Circle’ and ‘On my way to college’ winners of inaugural Small Screen, Big Film competition
Winners selected from 12-strong shortlist by global audience and acclaimed jury members Alice Lowe, Nahla Al Fahad and Abdulla Al Kaabi
Dubai, 15 May 2018: Three filmmakers have taken home the grand prize at the first ever Small Screen, Big Film festival after voting by the public and acclaimed jury members from across the globe. ‘Lost’ by Hassan Abdulla Hasan Ali Ebrahim and ‘The Black Circle’ by Adullah Mohsen Abdullah – both from Bahrain - and Kuwait’s ‘On my way to college’ by Azza Abdul Wahab Al Jamal will take part in a one-to-one coaching programme with a British filmmaker from the London Film School as part of their ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 15, 2018: Etihad Airways and the UAE Special Olympics team last night welcomed the Kuwait Special Olympics team and supporters at Abu Dhabi Airport. Etihad had provided the Kuwait team with flights as a symbol of support to the UAE’s sister country.
The Kuwaiti delegation of 84 visitors includes 54 athletes representing seven sporting disciplines.
In addition to athletes, the airline flew Kuwait’s equipment, coaches, dignitaries and the media for the occasion.
Etihad is supported by Hala Abu Dhabi, who are providing tours & excursions to visitors attending the event
Key facts about the Special Olympics:
The Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 take place in Abu Dhabi between 14 and 22 March 2018.
More than 1,000 athletes from 33 countries will be competing in ......read more
Exclusive opportunity for Cadillac car buyers to win one of EIGHT luxury packages to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals
The ‘Daring Greatly Gets You to the World Cup’ initiative is running from March alongside other offers
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2018: With the 2018 FIFA World Cup fast approaching, Cadillac Alghanim is giving its customers the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the finals of the tournament in Russia, offering a five-star experience that matches the luxury standards of a premium brand such as Cadillac.
From the 1st of March, customers will have the opportunity to win either one of three all-inclusive five-star trips to attend the FIFA World Cup Final in Moscow or one of five all-inclusive five-star trips to attend one of the semi-final games, with every purchase of a new Cadillac ......read more
In a live concert on the evening of 9 March
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6/3/2018: The Kuwait Business Council in Dubai and the Northern Emirates (KuwaitBC) revealed the hosting of the young Kuwaiti artist " Daffy " and his famous band in #CelebrateKuwait. The concert comes as part of the first event of the Kuwaiti youth talents in Dubai, to be held in cooperation with Emaar Properties, The "Slider Station” a leading Kuwaiti restaurant chain in the GCC. The concert will be held as part of Rise - Dubai Creek Harbor activities held at 8:00 pm on the evening of Friday, 9th of March.
Flipperachi and Daffy, the hip hop duo that have taken the region by storm lately, are best known for bringing a new style of music to the scene, fusing Khaleeji and hip hop music in a new way. Behind their ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: SP Jain School of Global Management has bagged the 1st Place of the recently concluded 17th Crossfire Inter-University Debating Competition organized by Skyline University College on February 28, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. A total of 12 teams consisting of 24 speakers from 8 universities in the UAE has participated in the competition.
The esteemed panel of judges of the event were: Mr. Sushil Maratha, General Manager at Maax Solutions FZ LLC and Toast Master; Mr. Mandar Agshikar, General Manager At Ajhinkkya FZE and Toast Master; and Mr. Ahmad Elkabany, Corporate Affairs General Manager – CISCO, Middle East.
Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Crossfire and we extend our sincere appreciation to all our external judges and the participating ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: The 19th Skyline Cup Cricket Tournament and 5th Skyline Inter-University Sports Festival 2018 organized by Skyline University College Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin have concluded with new set of champions in five sports categories: cricket, football, basketball, table tennis, and throw ball. Skyline housed a total of 16 universities in this year’s tournaments with a collective number of more than 600 participants from February 11-22, 2018.
This year, SUC Football Team has won the football category against City University College Ajman with a final score of 2-1. While SUC Cricket team garnered their 11th championship title at the 19th Skyline Inter-University Cricket Cup Tournament against Manipal University, Dubai.
TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS:
19TH SKYLINE CUP ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018: During Arab Literacy Day on 8 January, IKEA, the much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, gave children the chance to ignite their passion and understanding for Arabic with its new in-store initiative. ‘Arabic Reassembled’ is a creative solution for children to learn and create 12 Arabic words that are used daily, using the all-familiar IKEA instruction manual.
You can also participate in the event at Yas Mall from 11-13 January or at Dubai Festival City from 8-13 January.
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2017: Skyline University College welcomed more than 1,300 students from 38 Arab and Non-Arab schools in the UAE at the 9th edition of Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival. The week-long sports fest that ran from December 4-10, 2017 concluded with a new set of champions in Football, Cricket, Basketball and Table Tennis. The Chief Guest of the awarding ceremony was Mr. Abdullah Al Kutbi, Head of Legal Department, Sharjah Sports Council.
The Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival is organized annually by SUC Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin.
Winner: Philadelphis Private School, Dubai (Second Consecutive Year)
Runner-Up: The Westminster School, Dubai (Second Consecutive Year)
Winner: Our Own English High School, Sharjah
Runner-Up: Delhi Private School, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 November 2017: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, hosted a number of activities to celebrate ‘Kuwait UAE Week’ - ran from 27th – 29th November 2017 at Zabeel park. The activities were organised in collaboration with the Kuwaiti Consulate General in Dubai.
The joint initiative aimed to highlight the close relationship between the two countries across various fields, and in the culture and the arts sector in particular. The initiative is very important as it also coincides with the Martyrs Day and UAE National Day.
The initiative’s activities included Arabic calligraphy corner, where artistic pieces were crafted inspired from both the UAE and Kuwait flags. In addition, a group of ......read more
Promenade team will enter 5km and 10km run at charity event in support of children with disabilities
Kuwait, 11 November 2017: The Promenade, the neighborhood destination in the heart of Kuwait, has demonstrated its commitment to local causes and its support for community-led initiatives by partnering with RunKuwait, an annual charity event by the Fawzia Sultan Healthcare Network to raise funds for disabled children.
The Promenade is platinum sponsor for RunKuwait 2017, which will see thousands of residents and citizens, old and young, coming together for the run from 7am on Saturday, 11 November, for a fun-filled fitness carnival, and participate in either a 5km or 10km run/walk along the corniche.
Participants have been registering at the RunKuwait booth at The Promenade and collecting their t-shirts. At RunKuwait, 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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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