Things to do in Kuwait this Weekend

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Here is this weekends list of events that are taking place. There are two events that you should definitely check out this weekend no questions asked. The first is the Shakshooka at Bayt Lothan event, this will be the last event to take place at Bayt Lothan since it’s closing down after tonight. The second event to check out is the REUSE event which I’ve been posting about all week. Check out the rest of the events taking place below:

Thursday
Exhibition: Edge by Abdulrahim Sharif
Red Bull Car Park Drift
Shakshooka at Bayt Lothan
Rooftop Movie: Playtime
Harley Davidson Movie Night: Being Evel

Friday
Red Bull Car Park Drift
REUSE 2016
Taichi in the Park
Toastmasters Area 17 Annual Speech Contest

Saturday
REUSE 2016
Autism Partnership Kuwait Walk-A-Thon
Walks at the Park
Yoga at the Park (Yoga with the 3)
Yoga at the Park (Vinyasa Flow – Women Only)
Madeenah Tour: Harmony & Change in East Hawalli

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For a full list of upcoming events click [Here]

Sometimes events get canceled or have details changed so double check info with organizers.


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REUSE (Night) Schedule

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I got my hands on the schedule for the musical performances taking place this coming weekend at REUSE. Check it out below and click the names of the artists if you want to find out more about them:

Friday 1st April
Altersal 5.15 pm (45 mins max)
Maotik 6.15 pm (40 mins max)
Nicholson 7.30 pm (45 mins max)
Nonotak 8.30 pm (40 mins max)
The ERA 9.15pm (45 mins max)

Saturday 2nd April
Fari B & Chris Weaver 5.15 pm (30 mins max)
Karim Sultan 6.15 pm (45 mins max)
Magic Island 7.30 pm (45 mins max)
Maotik 8.30 pm (40 mins max)

Just a reminder, this is for REUSE (Night) which requires a purchase of a ticket, REUSE (Day) is free to attend by everyone. For more details on the REUSE event click [Here]


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REUSE 2016 // This Weekend

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REUSE 2016, is a huge interactive event experience thats going to be taking place this weekend. REUSE will feature over 20 local and international artists who will be hosting a two day event on April 1st and 2nd at DAI Yarmouk. The artist that will be taking part in this event include:

Nonotak (France)
Maurice Mikkers (Netherlands)
Fari Bradley (Iran) + Chris Weaver (UK)
THE ERA (USA)
Altersal (Kuwait)
Norimichi Hirakawa (Japan)
TACIT (Germany)
Empty1/4 (Kuwait)
Maotik (Canada)
REFUNC (Netherlands)
Daan Brinkmann (Netherlands)
Tim Terpstra (Netherlands)
MagicIsland (Poland)
Nicholson (India)
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David Munir Nabti (Lebanon)
Cheb Moha (Iraq)
Wolff (Germany)
A.S.N Rao (India)
Karim Sultan (UAE)
SALT (Kuwait)
Hababa (Kuwait)
Aaron Kim (Korea)

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The event consists of three parts, (Day), (Night) and (LAB) with all three offering different experiences:

REUSE (Day)
April 1 – 2 / 1PM to 9PM / Free
REUSE (Day) will be an immersive audience experiences that includes interactive art, impromptu discussions, engaging collaborations and more. These interactive experiences will take place in the various open spaces at DAI and is free to the public, no registration required just walk right in.

REUSE (Night)
April 1 – 2 / 5PM to 10PM / KD15 (single entry) or KD20 (weekend pass)
REUSE (Night) will consist of a series of live multimedia performances in partnership with the Red Bull Music Academy. This musical event is taking place at the DAI Yarmouk theater and requires tickets which can be purchased online [Here]

REUSE (LAB)
April 3 / 5PM to 9PM / Free (Registration Required)
REUSE (LAB) will be held on the final evening and it will take place Shaheed Park. The last night will engage the public through informal chats, panels and workshops. This event is free to attend but registration is required. To register click [Here]

It’s going to be a massive event with a lot going on so I’ve tried to simplify it as best as I can. I’ll be posting more about the event until it takes place but for now check out the links below for more details:

Website: www.reuselabs.com

Facebook Links:
REUSE (Day)
REUSE (Night)
REUSE (LAB)


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Things to do in Kuwait this Weekend

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It’s a sports filled weekend with rugby, volleyball and show jumping competitions. No markets oddly this weekend even though the weather is perfect for one. Check out this weekends events below:

Thursday
Exhibition: Edge by Abdulrahim Sharif
TedxAlShuwaikh
Show Jumping Competition
Rooftop Movie: Ai Weiwei – Never Sorry

Friday
Show Jumping Competition
Taichi in the Park
Yoga at the Park (Hatha Yoga)
Kuwait Men’s Local 7’s Rugby Tournament
Mamaste: Mother’s Day Restorative Workshop
International Men’s Volleyball Tournament

Saturday
Farmers Trip
Yoga at the Park (Vinyasa Flow – Women Only)
Guided Tour: Arab Organization Headquarters
Yoga at the Park (Yoga with the 3)
Madeenah Tour: Made in Kuwait – Subhan Tour
K’S PATH Shelter Open Day
Gardening at The Secret Garden
Rooftop Movie: Samba

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Sometimes events get canceled or have details changed so double check info with organizers.


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Green Caravan Film Festival – Gulf Tour Finale

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Tonight is the final night of the Green Caravan Film Festival and it’s going to take place on the rooftop of CAP (Contemporary Art Platform). Other than short films there will also be live music and food tonight.

If you’ve never been to the rooftop of CAP it’s a great venue and the weather is perfect for it right now. Tickets cost KD5 and are available [Here]

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For a map and more details of the event, click [Here]


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Things to do in Kuwait this Weekend

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This weekend starts off a bit slow but picks up considerably on Saturday. A few things to look out for, the Taste of Q8 food festival is taking place this weekend, Qout Market is back again as well (make sure you pass by Tiger Tiger) and finally Cinemagics are showing Nightcrawler on their roof this Saturday. Check out the full list of events taking place this weekend below:

Thursday
Exhibition: Edge by Abdulrahim Sharif
Taste of Q8
Rooftop Movie: Dear White People

Friday
Taste of Q8
Taichi in the Park
Yoga at the Park (Hatha Yoga)
KNES Charity Fun Day

Saturday
Taste of Q8
Yoga at the Park (Vinyasa Flow – Women Only)
Yoga at the Park (Yoga with the 3)
Qout Market
Beauty and the Beast – A Full Scale Dance Show
The Secret Garden x Bayt Lothan
Madeenah Tour: Harmony & Change in East Hawalli
MedTalks
Concert: Isbells
Rooftop Movie: Nightcrawler

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Sometimes events get canceled or have details changed so double check info with organizers.


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Things to do in Kuwait this Weekend

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Another busy weekend and the weather looks like it will be nice and sunny. The biggest event taking place this weekend is the HVOB concert but there are a bunch of other musical events taking place as well. If you’re a car fanatic then you might want to pass by Murouj this weekend since the Gulf Run car show is taking place there. Finally on Saturday there is the charity Sport Relief Mile in the morning which should be fun, if you’re interested in participating in that don’t forget to register.

Check out the list below for this weekends events:

Thursday
Exhibition: Edge by Abdulrahim Sharif
Gulf Run Car Show
Ecco Pop Up Event
ADASA Festival
Rooftop Movie: Breathless
Concert: Dorsaf Hamdani

Friday
Gulf Run Car Show
Ecco Pop Up Event
ADASA Festival
Taichi in the Park
Red Bull Music Academy Presents Kuwait Rising
Pop Up Movie Night

Saturday
Gulf Run Car Show
Ecco Pop Up Event
ADASA Festival
Sport Relief Mile 2016
Yoga at the Park (Vinyasa Flow – Women Only)
Bait Al Arab: Kuwait State Stud
Yoga at the Park (Men & Women)
5:46 Light A Candle For Bayt Lothan
Rooftop Movie: Theeb

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Sometimes events get canceled or have details changed so double check info with organizers.


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TEDxAlShuwaikh Speakers

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TEDxAlShuwaikh is taking place this month on March 24th under the theme of “greater than me”. The list of speakers for this event is finally out and I’ve shared it below. If you’re interested in attending TEDx, tickets are free but you need to apply for them on the TEDx website [Here]

The Speakers:

Ali Hussain Al-Youha
Secretary General of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL)
Ali Al Youha is the Secretary General of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters in Kuwait. Ali is a Kuwaiti who has invested his life and energy is promoting and highlighting art and culture, locally, regionally and globally. He believes strongly in bridging communication gaps through the promotion of cultural and media cooperation. Ali is at the helm of an ambitious cultural movement in Kuwait to create spaces for collaboration and cooperation.

Balsam AlAyoub
Social Entrepeneur
Balsam grew up in an athletic family that believed in sports as tool for self development. Balsam was a professional fencer and champion, and today has turned her energy towards being a ‘human investor’ empowering young people in the Gulf region- especially young women.

Catherine Silliman
International Relations
Catherine is an American born in New York City. She spent her childhood moving around the USA, and also lived in Vicenza, Italy while her father served as a medical doctor in the U.S. Army. Her family eventually settled in the small town of Harvard, Massachusetts. Her horizons were further expanded after she participated in a high school summer exchange program in Turkey in 1976. She studied International Relations at Tufts University, and obtained a Masters degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Chicago. She worked as a reporter for the Saudi newspapers Arab News and Asharq Al-Awsat. After more than 30 years with the U.S. State Department, as a diplomat and diplomatic family member, she has lived in seven predominantly Muslim countries, and is writing a book about her experiences. She and her husband have raised two remarkable young men who share an openness to learn about the world and understand global perspectives.

Fatemah AlMosawi
Sustainability, Youth Development, Growing Communities
Fatemah AlMosawi is a community investor and has earned her doctorate in the genetics of familiar intellectual disability. She grew up in London, and returned to Kuwait bringing with her a passion for connecting people to things they are passionate about. She established Spread the Passion, a non profit organization that connects volunteers to opportunities while developing their skills in serving the community. Her youth initiative entitled “Spread the Passion Ambassador” won her the first prize with the National Youth Project in 2012 and a position in the executive office where she was recruited to manage volunteers and mentor the preparatory youth council to out reach to other youth in Kuwait. She received the first class distinction medal from His Highness the Amir of Kuwait in 2014 for youth care.

Hilal Al-Sayer
President of Kuwait Red Crescent Society & Chairperson and Medical Director of and Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice
Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer is the President of Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospital (KACCH) and Chairperson and Medical Director of and Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice (BACH). He is a former Minister of Health, Dean of the Medical School in Kuwait, President of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society, and Chairperson of Dasman Diabetic Institute.

Margaret Al-Sayer
Director of the Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospital and Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice
Margaret Al-Sayer is the Founding Director of the Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospital (KACCH) and Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice (BACH). She is a former biology teacher and has devoted twenty-five years to raising awareness in Kuwait and the Middle East on the necessity of developing palliative care services for children.


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Things to do in Kuwait this Weekend

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If you’ve been driving by the Kuwait Towers the past few days you’ve probably noticed they’ve been setting up for a big event. Well that event is for the official Kuwait Towers opening ceremony which will be taking place this Saturday. Other than that event there are a bunch of other things taking place so check them out below:

Thursday
Exhibition: Tefaseel
Exhibition: Edge by Abdulrahim Sharif
Conference: SME Development & Entrepreneurship in Kuwait
Rooftop Movie: Spotlight
MENA Baseball & Softball Tournament
Anime, Manga and Gaming Expo (PLAMO CON)

Friday
Exhibition: Tefaseel
Yoga at the Park (Hatha Yoga)
Taichi in the Park
Anime Art Workshop
Red Bull King of the Rock Kuwait Finals
MENA Baseball & Softball Tournament
Anime, Manga and Gaming Expo (PLAMO CON)

Saturday
Qout Market
Yoga in the Park (Vinyasa Flow – Women Only)
Guided Tour: Grand Mosque
Madeenah Tour: Beyond the Wall
Taste of Boubyan
Rooftop Movie: Blue Jasmine
Kuwait Towers Opening Ceremony
MENA Baseball & Softball Tournament
Anime, Manga and Gaming Expo (PLAMO CON)

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For a full list of upcoming events click [Here]

Sometimes events get canceled or have details changed so double check info with organizers.

Update: Just found out about an Anime, Manga and Gaming Expo thats taking place this weekend and added it to the list. For Grendizer fans, Jihad Al Atrash the voice actor behind Daisky will be there as well!


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Things to do in Kuwait this Weekend

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Stay off the Gulf Road.


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