Al Jazeera Children’s Channel Produces Ad-Darb Special Episodes in Muscat 2008
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel completed today the shooting of the special episodes of the most viewed and liked kids’ competition show “Ad-Darb”.
“Said” and “Gretta” the show’s renowned presenters expressed the remarkable interaction by the Omani kids at hometown of Muscat 2008. The Six days episodes taken from the heart of Muscat Festival 2008 are scheduled to broadcast on JCC’s screen as part of February 2008 gird.
“We would like to express our pleasure to have taken part in this remarkable event, which gave us the opportunity to touch base with our Omani young crowd, who showed an exceptional admiration for JCC. That alone comes as a tremendous reward for our efforts to reach out for them. On the other hand I would like to extend my thanks to the Municipality and the Directorate-General of Education for Muscat governorate, for the extensive cooperation in facilitating the contact and coordination with the Omani schools and on the ground logistical matters”, said Malika Alouane, Director of Marketing and Communication at Al Jazeera Children’s Channel.
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (JCC), a Pan Arabic edutainment channel, was launched in 2005. Through its unique concept and a range of own produced educational programmes, JCC opens up avenues for Arab Children to learn about different environments and cultures, as well as encourage them to learn and seek knowledge.
JCC is the first Arabic Children’s channel to present a debate show where Arab Children express themselves and communicate their thoughts. Al Jazeera Children’s Channel is also the first to produce thematic magazines in Arabic covering different educational subjects: Science, Health, Technology, Sports; as well as competitions and quizzes where fun meets general knowledge.
In the light of its edutainment mission, Al Jazeera Children’s Channel presents a range of discover and learn programs many of which are acquired from the international market to provide the children with information about other cultures, environments, and the world they live in.
The Channel also produces its own titles of animation and cartoons TV series at Arab production houses, as well as contributes in international co-productions with other children’s channels around the world, who adopts a similar public mission.
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel has deployed state-of-the-art studios and facilities, inside its headquarters in the ‘Education City’, to ensure high quality TV production. JCC produces about 40% of the broadcast programs, and is committed to broadcasting new programmes for 8 of the 20 hours on weekdays and 9 of the 21 hours on weekends.
JCC is a free to air TV channel on Badr 3, Nilesat, and Hotbird reaching all Arab countries and Europe.
Arab children and all viewers around the world, can visit the Channel’s website (www.jcctv.net) and get all the information they need on Al Jazeera Children’s Channel, its programs and scheduling. The bilingual website (Arabic and English) offers a wide range of informative and interactive games.