Events in Kuwait for the Upcoming Weekend and Onward

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Summary:

AUK EVENTS SCHEDULE Between 20th and 23rd February

Abracadabra Magic Show Feb 22nd, Feb 23rd and Feb 24th.

HMS Iron Duke Visit 23-25 Feb

KITE FLYING 23rd to 27th February

GUINESS WORLD RECORD February 24th, 2011 between 3.30 and 6pm

Jazz Concert 360 Mall Friday 25th February 2011 in the main Atrium of 360 Mall from 7pm to 9pm

CLASSIC CAR SHOW Friday 25th February at 1pm along the Gulf Road

FIREWORKS AND LASER SHOW Friday 25th February evening – show starts at 8pm along the Gulf Road and Kuwait Towers area

50/20 FOLK SINGING 23rd to 26th February at Fun Land Park, Hawally from 4pm to 9pm.

MILITARY PARADE Saturday 26th February from 10am onwards

CULTURAL CARNIVAL Sunday 27th February from 10am onwards

NAVAL DISPLAY Monday 28th February from 9am onwards at Marina Beach area

JAPANESE DRUMS 28th February AND 1st March at the Abdullah-Aziz Hussein Library Theatre in Mishref

GOLF DAY Thursday 3rd March at 4pm at the Sahara Club

PAWS DOGSHOW Friday 4th March, 11am to 4pm at the British Embassy

ROYAL CARS EXHIBITION From now until 5th March at 360 Mall from 10am to 10pm

JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL Wednesday 9th March from 5pm to 9pm at Cinescape Laila Gallery, Salmiya

Kuwait Little Theatre Tickets are now on sale for Alan Ayckbourn’s “Woman in Mind” which opens at the theatre on March 9th until March 11th 2011 curtain up at 7.30pm.

FOG BALL Friday 11th March at the British Embassy from 7pm

NBK WALKATHON 12th March registration tent next to the Scientific Centre in Salmiya

KUWAIT CHAMBER PHILHARMONIA 11th and 12th March at 8pm at the Radisson Blu Hotel

Kuwait Half Marathon 19th March 2011

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AUK EVENTS SCHEDULE

Between 20th and 23rd February at the American University of Kuwait, located at the intersection of Salem Al Mubarak Street and Amr Ibn Al ‘As Street in Salmiya.

Various art and musical events throughout the week, with full details on:

http://www.auk.edu.kw/news/showNewsDetails.jsp?id=10583&ndate=1297773743936&newsType=E

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Abracadabra Magic Show

Six shows (2 shows per day) will be held at the Ice Skating Rink on Feb 22nd, Feb 23rd and Feb 24th.

Be amazed and dazzled by some world class performers.

Tickets for the Illusion Show “Abracadabra” are now available on sale at the Al Watan and Zain booth in 3 venues: Ice Skating Rink, 360 Mall and The Avenues.

Email for information at info@eventmania.co

The timings:

■1st Show: 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

■2nd Show: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

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23-25 Feb HMS Iron Duke Visit

Her Majesty’s Ship IRON DUKE will be visiting Kuwait during 23-25 February 2011, arriving at Shuwaikh Port mid-morning. HMS IRON DUKE is a Type 23 Frigate carrying approximately 185 personnel. The ship is 133 metres long and displaces 4,900 tonnes.

During the ship’s time alongside, the Ship’s Company (all personnel onboard) will wish to use the time for rest and recreation during the afternoons or evenings of 23 and 24 February. We are looking for members of the ex-pat community with a view to some of them offering their kind hospitality.

It is requested that any such offers be directed to Tony Kershaw at the British Embassy, by email on tony.kershaw@fco.gov.uk , or Tel 22594334

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KITE FLYING

23rd to 27th February

Al-Farsi Kites Team hope to get the “worlds largest kite” (as recorded in the Guinness Book of Records) airborne.

Location: 28 48.8N 048 16.2E – immediately to the East (seaward) of the 40, and about 3km south of the Kuwait Naval Base. In the area of Bnaider Road 258.

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GUINESS WORLD RECORD

February 24th, 2011 between 3.30 and 6pm

As part of the 50/20 celebrations, Al Sayer will be going for a world record in releasing 5,000 doves into the Kuwait skies at the Marina Crescent, off the Gulf Road.

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Jazz Concert 360 Mall

Friday 25th February 2011 in the main Atrium of 360 Mall from 7pm to 9pm

Chris Byars/Ari Roland Jazz band whose music is inspired by the great masters of jazz and the Golden Age of Jazz (1930s to the 1950s).

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CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Friday 25th February at 1pm along the Gulf Road

Starting from Anjifa Beach, the cars will drive along the Gulf Road towards the Kuwait Towers. Cars welcome to join in! You may use this as the means to get close to the Towers for the Fireworks display which kicks off at 8pm

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FIREWORKS AND LASER SHOW

Friday 25th February evening – show starts at 8pm along the Gulf Road and Kuwait Towers area

Fireworks and laser show to commemorate 50/20. It is rumoured that KD1 million is being spent on fireworks, so it should be good. Access to the area, however, is also rumoured to be difficult. Find a friend with a flat with a good view and bed down there for the night!

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50/20 FOLK SINGING

23rd to 26th February at Fun Land Park, Hawally from 4pm to 9pm.

National Festival for folk singing with fireworks.

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MILITARY PARADE

Saturday 26th February from 10am onwards

Coalition Forces military parade to take place along the Subiya Road starting at the end of the 4th Ring heading towards Jahra.

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CULTURAL CARNIVAL

Sunday 27th February from 10am onwards

Cultural Carnival all along the Gulf Road, also known as the “Love for Kuwait” march.

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NAVAL DISPLAY

Monday 28th February from 9am onwards at Marina Beach area

Beach attack demonstration by Kuwaiti Marines which is supposed to start at 9am, naval formation displays and F18s from Saudi Arabia, the Falcons, doing an air display, again supposed to be at 10.30am.

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JAPANESE DRUMS

28th February AND 1st March at the Abdullah-Aziz Hussein Library Theatre in Mishref

This show will feature Ichitaro, a famous Japanese Taiko drummer, will be free of charge! The concert will be held in the theatre in Mishref (behind the Mishref Co-op) from 6.30 to about 9.30pm.

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GOLF DAY

Thursday 3rd March at 4pm at the Sahara Club

Pit your skills against Suzann Pettersen, World No.3 LPGA Golfer for straight and longest drive and for a putting challenge. Open to all ages and experience levels and non-golfing guests also invited.

RSVP by 25th February by calling 2259 7606 or registering at the Sahara Reception.

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PAWS DOGSHOW

Friday 4th March, 11am to 4pm at the British Embassy

Registration is now open for this 6th annual dog show to raise funds for the PAWS animal shelter. For full details, see their website www.paws-kuwait.org.

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ROYAL CARS EXHIBITION

From now until 5th March at 360 Mall from 10am to 10pm

See an amazing selection of classic and vintage cars from the motoring history of Kuwait on the ground floor of the Mall.

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JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL

Wednesday 9th March from 5pm to 9pm at Cinescape Laila Gallery, Salmiya

The films being shown are Barefoot Gen which is a cartoon & The Face of Jizo which is a story of a survivor of the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb

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Kuwait Little Theatre

Tickets are now on sale for Alan Ayckbourn’s “Woman in Mind” which opens at the theatre on March 9th until March 11th 2011 curtain up at 7.30pm.

Book online at www.theklt.com/booknow or call the box office on 9937 3678

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FOG BALL

Friday 11th March at the British Embassy from 7pm

Mrs Maria Pilar Fernandez Baker and Mrs Sue Read, Ambassadors to British Guides in Foreign Countries and Mrs Amanda Weldon, District Commissioner, cordially invite you to the Friends of Guiding (FoG) Ball at the British Embassy on 11th March 2011 from 7pm till 1am.

For reservation please send your full name and civil id number to info@fogq8.com

DRESS CODE – BLACK TIE

Thank you to our sponsors, Amec and Movenpick

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NBK WALKATHON

12th March registration tent next to the Scientific Centre in Salmiya

You can register between now and 11th March to take part in this 17th annual walkathon to celebrate 50/20 with a host of competitions and prizes. More info on:

http://kuwait.nbk.com/MediaCentre/Newsroom/DetailNews_en_gb.aspx?newsid=791_en_gb

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KUWAIT CHAMBER PHILHARMONIA

11th and 12th March at 8pm at the Radisson Blu Hotel

First Kuwait International Music Festival presents concerts by the Qatar Classical Ensemble and Sinfonietta Crakovia Orchestra. To be held in the Al Hashemi II ballroom. Tickets cost KD5 or KD10 and can be purchased at Virgin Megastore or the Radisson Blu. Tel 2567 3000

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Kuwait Half Marathon

19th March 2011

Kuwait Charity Run is organizing Kuwait’s 1st Half-Marathon Run, covering a distance of 21 kilometers (13 Miles). Join us on race day and get involved in raising funds for charity as well as in overall community awareness.

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