18 Apr 2018 – 13:43
By Amna Pervaiz Rao | The Peninsula
DOHA: KidzMondo Doha, part of AURA Entertainment Services, and one-of-a-kind edutainment city in Qatar, hosted ‘Annual Partners Event’ on Monday.
The event offered all partners a great opportunity to share best practices and learn from each other. KidzMondo Doha team welcomed its guests with a commemorative hoisting of the KidzMondo (KM) flag to the tune of the KM National Anthem.
The celebration of one year of fun, learning and freedom for all kids in Doha commenced with a performance by Ghifar Hariri, choreographer and artistic trainer, captivating the audience with an enthralling LIVE performance by the troupe of Ghifar Hariri’s Dance Studio!
The event was commemorated by a cake cutting ceremony with all the partners of KidzMondo Doha.
They solemnly pledged to preserve the rights of KidzMondo, keep its spirit alive, current and socially relevant.
Nabil R Barakat, General Manager of KidzMondo Doha, said: “We are delighted to have completed a year of this globally successful edutainment concept that empowers and inspires the future generations of Doha. In its first year of operations, KidzMondo Doha, a subsidiary of Aura Entertainment has had many milestones but most importantly brought a fresh outlook in the entertainment and experiential learning space”.
“We thank all our collaborators and industry partners who believed in our vision and have supported us throughout. You are playing a pivotal role in building a second home for Qatar’s upcoming generation of visionaries, artists and leader of change, who act as the seed of a knowledge-based society upon which the Qatar National Vision 2030 can be realised,” he added.
Nabil Barakat expressed his gratitude to the edutainment city’s partners for playing an indispensable role in turning the innovative edutainment concept into a tangible reality for the present and future generations of Qatar, and reaffirmed KidzMondo Doha’s commitment to collaborating with its partners in order to set the benchmark for edutainment in the country and explore opportunities for mutual growth.
Concluding the special event, the KidzMondo Doha team took its guests on a special tour of the kid-sized city and its unique indoor establishments, which have been built in collaboration with a purposeful selection of prominent institutions and leading brands from a plethora of fields and disciplines, including world-renowned air carrier Qatar Airways, QIIB, perfume company Abdul Samad Al Qurashi, grade-one licensed builder UrbaCon Trading & Contracting (UCC), and Qatar’s leading telecommunications provider Ooredoo.
Some of the key establishments at the indoor theme park include a bank, aircraft, fire station, gas station, police station, hospital, driving institute, race track, university, car wash, barbershop, TV, radio, and an Oil & Gas Refinery, among others.
Located in the country’s largest and most unique ‘Mall of Qatar’, KidzMondo Doha spans across a built up area of about approximately 8000 m2, with more than 60 establishments that host well over 80 role-playing activities for children. Since it opened its doors to families in Qatar, the indoor amusement park has welcomed thousands of visitors and managed to create a loyal following of young fans.