W Doha, the contemporary design-conscious and iconic lifestyle hotel, is sponsoring the Talent Contest Awards for Dance and Music Groups at the World Environment Day (WED2011) celebrations, organised by the International Academy for Intercultural Development (IAID). The Closing Event of Prize Awarding Ceremony and Painting Exhibition takes place on Sunday, 5th June at the Qatar National Theatre.
Initiated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 1972, the World Environment Day is an annual event that is a widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action with activities running the shole year to culminate every 5th of June. The WED2011 Event is being held for the fifth year running in Doha in association with the Friends of the Environment Centre (FEC) under the auspices of Dr Saif Ali Al Hajari, Chairman of the FEC.
Edgar Vaudeville, PR and Events Manager, W Doha, said:’’ At W Doha we are very excited to support the most gifted students from over 30 schools in Qatar and sponsor these awards for their dance and music performances as it accentuates our passion for young talent and entertainment. Added to which, W Doha’s CSR activity wholeheartedly supports the environment and is key to W’s way of life, having celebrated the global Earth Hour event earlier this year. This is why W Doha wanted to champion the best dance and music groups of Doha’s students so they get recognition and awareness for their amazing show of talent.’’
Marianne G. Indrinal, Events Manager, WED 2011 Team of the IAID, commented, "W Doha continues to be a strong supporter of the World Environment Day (WED) celebrations in Qatar. The International Academy for Intercultural Development and the Friends of the Environment Centre, recognizes their active involvement in raising awareness for environmental concerns for our youth and the community at large. We are grateful for W Doha’s commitment to this significant advocacy and look forward to more partnerships in the future."
The W Doha sponsored Talent Contest Awards were won by Winners of the Group Category for Music, Feba & Group from MES Indian School and Winners of the Group Category for Dance, Ideal Indian School – Zefayas. Both won against a total of 15 groups in a fun and memorable contest.
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