Shooters add spark to falcon fest
DOHA A LARGE number of Qatari enthusiasts took part in the shooting competition which concluded recently. The event was organised by the Snipers' Association and was held as part of the Third Falcon and...
|Top Filipino comedians to wow Doha fans on Feb 17 |
|DOHA FILIPINO stand-up comedians Kim Idol and Ate Gay are set to be part of an entertaining post-Valentine show in Doha on February 17.
The event titled 'Lolz! My Funniest Valentines with Ate Gay and Kim Idol, Live in Qatar!' will be staged in two sessions — 4pm and 8pm — at the Sheraton Hotel's Al Majlis ballroom.
It is being organised by newly-formed event management firm Fresh Events and Productions. The artistes to feature in the show are renowned in the Philippines for their distinct humour and singing prowess.
The performers not only entertain home audiences with their rib-tickling humour but also frequently entertain overseas Filipino expatriates at concerts.
This will be the second such event for Kim Idol in Qatar. His debut in Doha, previously with comedian K Brosas, was a success.
However, the forthcoming post-Valentine show will be Ate Gay's first event in the country. The comedian rose to fame for his wacky impersonation of popular Filipina actress Nora Aunor.
|PEC students mark Jinnah's birthday |
|DOHA THE Pakistan Education Centre (PEC) organised a colourful function to mark the birth anniversary of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, on its campus in Mesaimeer area, recently.
A sizzling stage performance by the students of the boys' wing on a short skit, 'Freedom Movement' enthralled the audience.
Students from the girls' wing highlighted the role of the young generation in nation building in a speech titled 'Quaid-e-Azam and Youth of Pakistan'.
A colourful tableau presented by the students of the KG section on the theme 'Quaid as a kid' was the pick of the day.
A documentary was also screened on the occasion to pay tribute to the charismatic leader Jinnah, also known as Quaid-e-Azam. This was followed by a very informative quiz contest. Three teams from each wing participated in the competition. The first position was grabbed by the boys' wing in the knockout round.
|Qatar Academy holds kids fashion parade |
|DOHA QATAR Academy Primary School held its third annual kindergarten (KG) Materials Fashion Parade recently.
The students worked on a project titled 'How the World Works'. The students learned about a variety of materials, where they came from, their properties and their uses.
As an assignment, the kids were given the task of making their own costume for the fashion parade, using materials of their choice.
The event gave the students an opportunity to showcase what they have learned and to represent their creativity.
Qatar Academy KG teacher Andre Jay said, "This event is such a great way to put what the students are learning in a real life context in a very creative way. We thank parents and families for their support and for sparing time to make a costume at home.|