Hala Febrayer 2016 Carnival attracts thousands of participants

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Published February 24th, 2016 - 04:40 GMT
Al Thani at Carnival 2016 with Ooredoo
Al Thani at Carnival 2016 with Ooredoo

Ooredoo Kuwait, a member of the international Ooredoo group, participated in Hala Febrayer’s 2016 street carnival, which was held on Gulf Road next to Kuwait Towers on Friday. The event attracted thousands of revellers who enjoyed the national celebrations.

This year’s carnival was attended by H.E. Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Sheikh Salman Al Homoud Al Sabah, and H.E. Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al Abdullah. Ooredoo Kuwait’s General Manager and CEO, Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Thani attended the carnival along with company’s’ executives and department heads.

“We have sought and will continue to seek taking key role in Kuwait’s national celebrations. As partners, it was our pleasure to see people of Kuwait actively participating in this year’s Hala Febrayer carnival, organized annually as part of Hala Febrayer Festival, which have always attracted citizens and residents alike. Folks have enjoyed a special day and many shows,” said Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Thani.

The annual carnival is one of the festival’s most attractive events. This year, the carnival had special international performances, as well as a gliding show, a parade of government vehicles, and many other entertaining activities.

Kuwaiti national flags strung up all over the carnival’s location, covering the entrances and exits in the area. Through its designated booth, Ooredoo was able to communicate with visitors, offering them its latest services and answering their enquiries about products. Ooredoo also presented gifts to all visitors.

On the sidelines of the event, Kuwait Television, which broadcasted these activities live, interviewed a number of Ooredoo representatives, who talked about the Hala Febrayer festival activities and the company’s efforts to take part in national celebrations.

Ahmad Al Moussaoui, the renowned host of “Alo Febrayer” daily radio show, interacted with visitors through competitions and games.  Ooredoo presented many prizes to winners, filling the air with more joy, fun and entertainment.

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