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EverSnow to launch Snow Land at the Al Shallal Theme Park Ice Rink in Jeddah in partnership with Fakieh Group

From June 15 to August 30 visitors to enjoy 300 m2 of a Snow Garden and snow packed activities throughout the summer Dubai, United Arab Emirates: June 25, 2018:   EverSnow, a French company specialising in snow making and event production has partnered with Fakieh Group to create the Snow Land event at the Al Shallal Theme Park Ice Rink in Jeddah, KSA. A 300m2 Snow Garden is being built for visitors to enjoy fun activities from the 15th of June to the 30th of August. Launched on the occasion of Eid al Fitr, the Snow Land will be the coolest place to be throughout the summer in KSA and until Eid Al Adha.     The Snow Garden will be filled with wonderful activities such as a dedicated area to build snowmen, have snowball fights, sledding, snowy slide ramp and snowshoeing. There will also be a large ......read more

Skyline Book Fair 2018

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

Three Saudi Women Win the Procter & Gamble Global CEO Challenge

Linah Hussain, Malak Mously, and Rawan Baik have beaten out more than 23,000 applicants from across the world to be crowned winners of the prestigious competition.  UAE, Dubai, 27, May 2018 –  A team of three female engineering students from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah have become Procter & Gamble’s Global CEO Challenge Winners. Linah Hussain, Malak Mously, and Rawan Baik beat out over 3,500 prospective participants from across India, the Middle East and Africa, before going on to compete in the global leg of the competition against participants from across the world in Panama, where they were required to present business solutions for a real-life case study to P&G’s CEO, David Taylor.  “The future in Saudi Arabia is underpinned by technology, and ......read more

17th Skyline Crossfire Inter-University Debating Competition

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

SUC won Cricket and Football during Skyline Inter-University Sports Fest

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

Saudi Competes in Record Number of Events at Arab Women Sports Tournament 2018

KSA women participate in basketball, table tennis, fencing, Karate and athletics Sharjah, January 24, 2018:  A strong contingent of Saudi women athletes will be out in force at the fourth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), which runs from February 2-12, 2018. Organised by the Sharjah Women Sports Foundation, (SWSF), under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, the event will see 70 clubs from 17 Arab countries compete in nine Olympic sports. For the first time, clubs from KSA are gearing up to taking part in the majority of the events. Saudi women will participate in five of the nine sports, and will be represented by the Green Jeddah Club, which will participate in table tennis, ......read more

IKEA Welcomes Children in-store to Spread Love for the Arabic Language as Part of ‘Arabic Reassembled' Initiative

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.  

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Princess Reema hopes to see a woman in every Saudi sports federation

Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018:  HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud, winner of the Arab Sports Personality Award at the 9th Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award, wants to see more women take up top positions in Saudi Arabian sports federation and inspire the generations that follow. The first female to lead a Saudi sports federation when she took over as president of the Federation for Community Sports in October, Princess Reema is also Deputy President of Saudi Arabia’s Sports Authority for Planning & Development. Her pioneering role in the founding and regulation of women’s sport in Saudi Arabia, including the introduction of sports among girls in public schools, has seen Princess Reema bag the prestigious Arab Sports Personality award at the 9th Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ......read more

GEA hosts “Americas Got Talent” shows in Riyadh

The 10 best international talents make their first time debut in the Kingdom   Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 27th of December 2017:  As part of the General Entertainment Authority winter calendar that includes diversified theatric and artistic events in different cities across the Kingdom, GEA hosted ‘America’s Got Talent’ live shows for the first time in the Kingdom and across the Middle East.  The ‘Got Talent’ shows gathered more than 5500 people and took place on Thursday and Friday, the 21st and 22nd of December, from 8 PM till 10 PM at the King Fahad Cultural Centre. The shows featured more than 10 spectacular performers and acts from the USA, which included acrobats, high tech visual illusions, glow dancing, mental games, opera, comedy, sound effects, pop music, ......read more

9th Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival

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. WINNERS: Football: Winner: Philadelphis Private School, Dubai (Second Consecutive Year) Runner-Up: The Westminster School, Dubai (Second Consecutive Year) Cricket: Winner: Our Own English High School, Sharjah Runner-Up: Delhi Private School, ......read more

Amidst high attendance from Bahrain audience, GEA concludes iLuminate™ event in Dammam

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 19 December 2017:   iLuminate™, the international band that comes all the way from New York, concluded their performance in Dammam which gathered a crowd of young people and families who attended from Saudi Arabia and the neighboring countries.   Audience from Bahrain were also very excited and happy to attend these events, and they said that they are continuously monitoring the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) via @Roznamah_sa to stay tuned to the latest shows in Saudi Arabia in general and the eastern province in particular.     In celebration of the Bahrain national Day, GEA offered the audience from Bahrain free entrance and distributed flowers to them.    The audience expressed their gratitude to the GEA and praised the efforts it is ......read more

KSA cinema re-opening brings positive sentiment, 67% intend to visit theaters

As Saudi Arabia lifts the ban on cinemas in the Kingdom, Kantar TNS conducts a study to understand how citizens feel about the change, and the impact on behaviours Action movies most preferred, followed by comedy. Travel to UAE and Bahrain for entertainment purposes to reduce. Marketers find another lucrative platform in cinemas to advertise their brands; TV advertising may be negatively impacte 80 percent of the residents support the change; 90 percent of plan to visit malls with cinemas more often 36% of movie-intenders already plan to view local Saudi content with the figure rising to 48% for Arabic content December 19, 2017, Dubai, UAE:  Saudi Arabia’s recent announcement to lift the 3-decade old ban on commercial cinemas is expected to bring further growth prospects in their economic landscape. Latest ......read more

Travolta to his fans in Saudi Arabia :”Entertainment is an art that brings everyone together”

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 18th of December 2017 :  The legendary Hollywood star John Travolta, in his first visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, spoke about the instrumental role entertainment plays in bringing together people from diverse backgrounds surrounding art.  “An Evening with John Travolta” was organized by the General Entertainment Authority in the APEX Convention Center in Riyadh, in which Travolta’s Saudi fans met him for the first time and heard about his journey in Hollywood. Travolta expressed his gratitude towards GEA for giving him the opportunity to be present in the generous land of Saudi Arabia and praised their efforts in organizing this unique event. “I am very lucky to be the first Hollywood star to visit the Kingdom after the decision to open movie theatres in the country ......read more

Dar Al- Hekma Team Bagged Fourth Prize in MENAISC 2017 HACKATHON

Riyadh, November 28, 2017-  Dar Al-Hekma University students emerged as the winners of the fourth place in the MENAISC 2017 Hackathon competition held recently on the sideline of the fifth annual information security conference for the Middle East and North Africa region in Riyadh. The main objective of the Hackathon was to give students a chance to prepare them for future roles in the field of information security and protection of information infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A total of 64 students from 10 universities across the Kingdom took part in the competition. The Hackathon provided students with the platform to go from the “idea formation stage” to the “implementation stage” in a short span. Dar Al-Hekma University won for its app 30,000 SAR in addition to a training program at ......read more

Prince Mansour Bin Megren visits "Al- Jazeera Paints Children's corner " at the Art Street in Abha

Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:  His Royal Highness, Prince, Mansour Bin Megren Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prince of Asir Region, visited Al-Jazeera Paints   Corner for Children during his recent tour to Abha Art Street, which is being held as part of “Abha Festival Gathers us”, in support of Abha celebrations with its  new title as the capital of Arab tourism for the current year. His Royal Highness, listened to a brief explanation from Mr. Wael Bin Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al- Romaih, Deputy Executive President of Al- Jazeera Paints Company, on the events and activities taking place in Al- Jazeera Paints Children's corner in an atmosphere of fun, smiles and colors to discover new talents and create their creativity, as well as giving the children the opportunity to color their favorite drawings, such as those of ......read more

Two Crowned Winners of Arab Reading Challenge in Saudi Arabia.

Over 629,000 students participate in the second round of the competition. Riyadh: 18 June, 2017:  Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) participants were honoured at a ceremony held under the patronage of the Minister of Education His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Al Isa and ARC Secretary General Najla Al Shamsi in Riyadh.  His Excellency honoured two winners in Saudi Arabia; male competition winner Mohammed Mukhtar Al Salman, in grade seven from the Eastern Region, and female competition winner Shatha Basha Al Toweirqi, in grade five from Ta’if.  Al Isa also honoured the winner of the best supervisor award Nawal Mohammed Al Jarallah and the winner of the best school award Ibn Khaldoun School in Yanbu.  Her Excellency stated, “We are proud of our students in Saudi Arabia, who have competed in the Arab Reading ......read more

Seven Factors to Establish Media Tie.

Public Relations Expert Emphasized the Importance of Building Partnerships with Media Channel. A Public Relations and Media expert emphasized the importance of building solid ties with the media. Relationships with the media should be built on a successful and fruitful partnership, rather than on operational needs and wants. Otherwise, the media will feel used as a tool to facilitate processes.  Abdullah Inayat, Co-Founder & Media Relations Director of W7Worldwide, which is a company specialized in offering strategic and media consultancy, introduced 7 tips to insure a great relationship with the media. Building a relationship based on partnership, plus speaking eloquently, is sure to pave the way for a great relationship. A Public Relations expert must bear in mind important factors before proceeding to speak with media ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) welcomed different nationalities at the 4th ICBM: Fin-Tech Driven Age

Sharjah, UAE, April 1, 2017:  In line with the National Agenda, the government of UAE aims to transform the country as one of the best in promoting competitive knowledge economy. Hence, the International Conference Committee of Skyline University College has organized the 4th International Conference on Business and Management (ICBM) with the theme: “Fin-Tech Driven Age” on March 26-27, 2017 at SUC Campus in University City, Sharjah. The conference committee this year was led by Dr. Manuel Fernandez and Dr. J. Shanmugan. The keynote speakers of the conference were Dr. Falah Hassan AlHusseni, Financial System Expert and Director of Decision Support Office-Government of Sharjah, and Ms. Fiona Fox, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Chief of Staff-Office of the Managing Director, MEMA. The Best Paper Award went to Assistant ......read more

Consulate of Bangladesh won the 1st Diplomat Cricket Cup 2017

Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017:  Under the patronage of Consul General of India, Dubai (CGI), Skyline University College, Sharjah (SUC) launched the first Diplomat Cricket Championship Cup on January 20-21, 2017 at SUC Cricket Ground. The Consulate of Bangladesh stood as the first winner of the tournament where the won by 130 runs against the Consulate of Pakistan.  Other participating consulates were Consulate of India, Consulate of South Africa, Consulate of Bangladesh, Consulate of United States of America, Consulate of Sri Lanka, Consulate of Afghanistan, and Consulate of Pakistan.  The Consul Generals who graced the occasion were H.E Anurag Bhushan of India, H.E. Syed Javed Hassan of Pakistan, H.E. Bodiruzzaman of Bangladesh, H.E. Charitha Yattogoda of Sri Lanka, representatives of Consulate General of South ......read more

O2 wins Customer Delight Award and Business Leader Award at MENAA 2016

Prestigious industry accolades underline agency’s ongoing persistency, dedication and hard work Dubai, UAE; 20 December 2016 Marketing agency O2 celebrated the end of an incredible 2016 with two prestigious industry accolades at the recent MENAA Awards 2016. The agency picked up ‘Best Business Leader Award’ for O2 CEO and founder Mohammed Johmani, alongside the ‘Customer Delight Award’ for O2’s work over the last 12 months.  Now in their fourth year, the MENAA Awards were held at the Burj Al Arab Dubai on December 15, 2016, with the cream of the region’s business leaders in attendance. The awards were held in partnership with the Institute of Leadership & Management, City & Guilds Group and Zurich University of Applied Sciences. Each year, they aim to recognise companies for ......read more

Saudi Art Council Announces the 4th Edition of 21,39 Jeddah Arts

Featuring safar, an educational forum and art exhibition curated by Sam Bardaouil & Till Fellrath The Forum (al-muntada): December 2 – May 6, 2017 The Exhibition (al-maarad): February 1 – May 6, 2017 Opening Program - The Art Platform (al-minassah): February 1 – 4, 2017   (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) December 13, 2016:  The Saudi Art Council announces the 4th edition of 21,39 Jeddah Arts, an annual program of special exhibitions, workshops and educational forums, in various locations throughout the city of Jeddah, from February through May 2017, with a series of opening events February 1 – 4, 2017. 21,39 is an annual initiative—created and organized by the Saudi Art Council—to foster Saudi Arabia’s thriving art community. The 2017 edition is curated by Sam Bardaouil and ......read more

King Abdulaziz Square in Janadriyah continues the equestrian activities

After a month of success Ryiadh, November 21, 2016:  As usual King Abdulaziz square in Janaderiyah received thousands of visitors in every weekend from all different social groups, those who came from all the neighborhoods of Riyadh and all the surrounding areas, to watch the horse racing on one hand, and to participate with their children in several family entertainment activities on the other hand, and to spend the hours of the midday in unprecedented tourist sportive atmosphere. The runs of race number 27 launched on the last Friday, with prizes estimated at million and seventy thousand SR, which went to (Inaa) which belongs to the Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz, and to (Maboutha), and (Khazeem), which belongs to the sons of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, and to (Saout Al Salam), which belongs to Alshaeri stable, and ......read more

Saudi Arabian Film Barakah meets Barakah in international competition at Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival - opens 20th October

The Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival With STAR  Unveils its programming for the festival this year! Actor Kangana Ranaut along with the Board of Trustees – Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Rohan Sippy, Vikramaditya Motwane, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Manish Mundra, Vishal Bhardwaj and Dibakar Banerjee joined Jio MAMI with Star Co-chairperson, Kiran Rao and Festival Director Anupama Chopra  Over 180 films from 54 countries including features, documentaries, short films to be showcased at the festival The Film Festival will honour director and screenwriter Sai Paranjpye and acclaimed filmmaker, Jia Zhangke with ‘Excellence in Cinema’ Award Saudi Arabia, October 8, 2016:  The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star is less than a month away from offering the city a movie extravaganza unlike any ......read more

Middle Eastern Visual Artists embark on creative journey across the Southwest USA

Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2016:   The Crossway Foundation and Art Jameel are pleased to announce their latest project: Journey to the USA 2016. This is the latest in a series of collaborative initiatives to give young artists from the Middle East region the opportunity to work and travel across international borders.      The Crossway Foundation and Art Jameel have a long-standing and successful partnership having worked on five journeys together since 2013 in Turkey, Japan, Spain, Brazil and the United Kingdom.  The ten participants were selected from over 100 Crossway Foundation alumni following an Open Call this summer. They are: Ahaad Alamoudi, 24, Saudi Arabia; Najd Altaher, 23, Kuwait; Mohammed Al Kindi, 24, Oman; Nasser Alzayani, 25, Bahrain; Majid Angawi, 23, Saudi Arabia; Rawan Alhusaini, 26, ......read more

Quest Arabiya to shine a light on inspiring KSA nationals for “A look into Saudi” special

Quest Arabiya takes “A look into Saudi” (Nathra Ala Al Saudiya) kicking-off a month long theme focusing on The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as it celebrates 86th National Day.  Originally produced short form HAKAWI series will feature a handful of the young ambitious Saudi’s shaping the country through their sporting and cultural achievements.  A Mixed Martial Arts Fighter, Mountaineer, and Illusionist will all feature in the series. The impressive young Saudi nationals will explain the passion they have for their country and their hopes for its future. Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2016:   Throughout September, Pan Arab channel Quest Arabiya will air some of the best stories about the Kingdom, including its original production of short films: HAKAWI: Ambitious Saudi. The series directed by ......read more

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