Emma Shah, the Iranian-Kuwaiti singer who came under fire from the clergy in Kuwait for singing in Hebrew, is hoping to be recognized by Guinness World Records.
She is more well-known outside of her home country, she says, because her “anthropological” style of music explores diverse cultures and is not restricted to traditional Arabic styles.
BAIA and BAS Heatlh Carnival 2013 being held on Saturday 12 January 2013. The Carnival focuses on promoting healthy lifestyle in Kuwait for the youth as well as adults and will be opened by the American Ambassador to Kuwait HE Matthew & Mrs Deneece Tueller.
When: Saturday 12 January 2013
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: British School of Kuwait
Salwa, Block 1, Street 1
McDonald’s Kuwait is pleased to announce the a fun photography contest called “My McDonald’s” starting on Jan. 10. 2013 till Jan. 26. 2013.
The competition, that is open to all individuals in the State of Kuwait, and will be a platform to showcase their creativity and talent by using either their smartphones or digital cameras. Participants will be asked to capture their best McDonald’s experience (a family picture at a restaurant, a sunset behind a store, their favorite meal etc.)
SUBMITTING YOUR PHOTO
In order to be eligible for the smartphone contests users can:
Submit up to 2 photos taken with their smartphone per week Submissions must take place on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday to: firstname.lastname@example.org. They must submit the photo with their name, contact number, and type of camera they used in order to be eligible.
Once they have been submitted, all photos for that week will be posted on the McDonald’s Arabia Instagram page under the hashtag #mymcdonaldskw and in the album titled “My McDonald’s Kuwait” on the McDonald’s Arabia Facebook page.
VOTING FOR YOUR FAVORITE
- Voting will take place from Sunday to Tuesday of every week on McDonald’s Arabia Facebook page and Instagram
3 weekly winners with the most “Likes” (between both Facebook and Instagram) will be announced every Wednesday A Nikon D5200 DSLR cameras will be awarded to each weekly winner
For digital camera users, each participant will have between Jan. 10 to Jan. 26 to submit their best 2 photos to email@example.com At the end of the month a grand prize will be awarded to the top 3 photos. Judging panel will consist of prominent Kuwaiti photographers: Abdul Aziz Al Asousi, Majed Al Zaabi and Faisal Al Bisher. Three photos will be chosen for a grand prize.
1 Place: 2000 KWD
2 Place: 1000 KWD
3 Place: 500 KWD
The winners of these prizes will be announced at an awards ceremony on February 2 2013.