Tuesday , September 25 2018


Popular game epitomizes Kuwaiti folklore – ‘Mhaibis’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4, (KUNA): Utter silence would soon turn into deafening shrieks as Kuwaitis in the days of yore beguile the frosty nights of winter in good-humored fun. This was typically the scene of a Kuwaiti pastime known as “Mhaibis”, which in national vernacular denotes a ring, where shrewdness …

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Major change is coming: Jessica – Janney wins Spotlight Award

‘Emotion has become the new punk.” Those prophetic and poetic words, spoken by Guillermo del Toro, resonated loudly with the Hollywood heavyweights and cinema aficionados gathered inside the Palm Springs Convention Center Tuesday eve for the 29th annual Palm Springs Film Festival opening night gala, considered a plum stop on …

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Anti-harassment initiative – Celeb A-listers launch ‘Time’s Up’ movement

WASHINGTON, Jan 2, (AFP): More than 300 top women in Hollywood — from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence to Emma Thompson and Cate Blanchett — unveiled an initiative Monday to tackle pervasive sexual harassment in workplaces, calling special attention to their “sisters” in less than glamorous blue-collar jobs. The initiative, …

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Crystal ball drops in frigid Times Square

Carey redeems herself in New Year’s Rockin’ Eve do-over NEW YORK, Jan 1, (Agencies): The glittering crystal ball dropped with a burst of confetti and dazzling fireworks as revelers rang in 2018 in frigid Times Square — the second-coldest celebration there on record. It was only 10 degrees Fahrenheit (minus …

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Local drama to be aired in Jan

KUWAIT, Dec 30: Assistant Undersecretary for Broadcast Affairs Sheikh Fahad Al-Mubarak Al- Sabah attended the premiere of new social drama series “Benqoul Lakm Salfa” alongside the Director of Local Broadcasts Saad Al-Fendi, reports Al- Qabas daily. Starting from January 2018, the series will be aired throughout the week except Fridays …

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Jan 26 concert to honor late composer Al Khedr

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center will organize a concert on Jan 26, 2018 featuring the band led by Maestro Dr Mohamed Baqer to celebrate the anniversary of the late composer Rashid Al-Khedr, reports Al-Anba daily. Al-Khedr was one of the prominent composers of Gulf songs in …

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Nawal keen to participate in concerts

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: In response to the offensive posts on Twitter about the Kuwaiti singer Nawal Al-Kuwaitiya and the unjustified attacks against her in the past few days, the singer expressed her keenness to always participate in concerts both inside and outside Kuwait for spreading the voice of Kuwait …

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Al Kout welcomes 2018 with unique celebrations – Events and thrilling surprises for youth and family

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: Souq Al Kout, part of the Al Kout project, Kuwait’s largest waterfront retail and leisure destination, will be welcoming 2018 through live music performances and a series of exciting activities and events for both the youth and the family during three consecutive days from to Dec …

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Actress Abdullah to be guest of honor at Oman Cinema Festival

Nawal to participate in concert KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Actress Souad Abdullah will be the guest of honor at Oman Cinema Festival which will be held in March, reports Al-Nahar daily quoting sources. Sources confirmed that Abdullah, who is known as ‘Ohm Talal’, will participate in the opening ceremony of …

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Kuwaiti singer Abdullah Rowaished boycotts Khaleeji 23 due to dispute with composer

Hussein avoids Egyptian artistic projects KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25: The famous Kuwaiti singer Abdullah Rowaished did not attend the opening ceremony of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup “Khaleeji 23” which was held at the Jaber International Stadium under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, …

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