Exhibition showcases Jazan cultural heritage

Updated 21 February 2013
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Exhibition showcases Jazan cultural heritage

JAZAN: The Technical College for Girls in Jazan organized on Thursday an exhibition to showcase the cultural heritage of the people of Jazan region.
Dubbed "Revival of Jazan's Heritage," the exhibition at the students' activity hall in the college has attracted a large number of students.
Displayed in the miscellaneous corners were a variety of traditional handicrafts such as clay pots, fans made of palm-leaves, basketry, pottery and wooden rope seats.
In one corner, the traditional marriage customs in the region was being shown, in addition to a fashion show of Jazan's traditional costumes.
Organizers said the event was meant to impress upon students the importance of preserving the nation's cultural heritage and encouraging the young generation not to let traditional crafts lapse into oblivion.


New E! channel reality show follows women across the Mideast

Updated 15 December 2018
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New E! channel reality show follows women across the Mideast

DUBAI: US TV channel E! is set to premiere a new show about the Middle East’s female entrepreneurs on Dec. 23. Here are six of the stars who will feature in “Generation M.E.”

Dana Al-Tuwarish
The Kuwaiti influencer and entrepreneur will host the show and is already a well-known name in the region with her two million Instagram followers and numerous beauty ventures.
Arwa Al-Banawi
The Saudi designer launched her own fashion line in 2015 and recently made headlines when Will Smith and his son, Jaden, popped into her Dubai Design District showroom for a visit in October.
Tara Khattar
The New York-based Lebanese chef is a fast-rising star on the culinary scene and at just 25-years-old has already appeared on “Top Chef France.”
Manal Rostom
In May, the Egyptian marathon-runner and mountaineer became the first Arab woman to be featured on the Global Nike+ Run Club App.
Joelle Mardinian
The Lebanese beauty entrepreneur launched her chain salon Maison de Joelle in 2008 and it now has branches in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Riyadh, Jeddah, Doha, Tunisia and Kurdistan.
Hanan Mazouzi
The Algerian car-lover founded the UAE’s first women-only supercar club, the Arabian Gazelles, and has been featured in everything from CNN to Vogue magazine.