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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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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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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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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Things to do in Kuwait this Weekend

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The weather is great at the moment so take advantage of all the outdoor activities taking place this weekend. Check out the list below:

Thursday
Art Exhibition: Complicity
Winter Land Carnival
Book Reading at The Secret Garden
Kuwait National Day Celebrations at Al Shaheed Park
Rooftop Movie: Crimes and Misdemeanors

Friday
Winter Land Carnival
Taichi in the Park
Yoga at the Park
The Hits Market
Kuwait Bibliophiles – Book Club Meeting
A Night of Oud at Al Shaheed Park

Saturday
Winter Land Carnival
The Hits Market
Walks at the Park
Mix-Fit Body Workout
Wellness Workshops with Doreen Bakstad
Bayan Winter Blast Carnival
Madeenah Tour: Flight of the Birds
The Imaginative World II Workshops
Galaxy Rock Band
Rooftop Movie: Warsaw Uprising
Gardening at The Secret Garden

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


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Happy Shani Day!

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Have you gotten your loved one a Shani today? [Link]


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Things to do in Kuwait this Weekend

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I didn’t think there was much going on this weekend until I started putting this list together. This is probably the busiest weekend so far! My favorite event this weekend has to be the IMPROV Comedy Night and as of this post there are still tickets available. This is by far the funniest show you’ll see in Kuwait and I’ve been to the last two and would have gone to this one as well if I was going to be in Kuwait this weekend. So get tickets if you haven’t! Check out the full list of events below:

Thursday
Art Exhibition: Complicity
Winter Land Carnival
Kuwait Riders Bike Show 2016
Children Workshop: Wearable Art
Workshop: Environmental Portraiture Photography
Rooftop Movie: Blue Ruin
Dance for Romance
IMPROV Comedy Night

Friday
Winter Land Carnival
Kuwait Riders Bike Show 2016
Your AOK Benchmark 2016
Yoga in the Park
The Longest Flag in the World
International Women’s Volleyball Tournament
Jeep Roadshow 2016
Cycling Day

Saturday
Winter Land Carnival
Kuwait Riders Bike Show 2016
Your AOK Benchmark 2016
Tour of Kuwait 250
Walks at the Park
Sustainable Youth Event – 5KM Run
Mix-Fit Body Workout
Guided Tour: Grand Mosque
Lilly Center Carnival
Madeenah Tour: Sulaibikhat Coast
Brunch at the Secret Garden
Art and a Burger on the Side
The Imaginative World II Workshops
Poetry Slam
Jeep Roadshow 2016
Rooftop Movie: The Assassin

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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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