Feras Bugnah’s many faces

Updated 02 October 2013
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Feras Bugnah’s many faces

Saudi actor Feras Bugnah’s YouTube show called ‘Youmak Maai’ (Your day with me) invites viewers to reconsider people who have a different status in society. The show teaches viewers how to deal with them correctly.
In his show, Bugnah impersonated five different characters, starting with a street cleaner in the streets of Riyadh. He lived a whole day with them filming their every move while they cleaned the streets for nine hours. The other characters were a street beggar, blind man, physically disabled man and a man with a kidney failure.
Youmak Maai attracted many viewers who shared the videos on their social media page saying it was an eye-opening program that showed the other side of life.
Bugnah has over 560,972 followers on Twitter, and his YouTube channel, also entitled “Youmak Maai,” has more than 78,000 subscriptions. His videos have seen around 4,645,000 views and counting.


Tunisia hosts geosciences conference

On the sidelines of the conference, an exhibition, workshops, specialized training courses and field trips are being carried out. (Shutterstock)
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Tunisia hosts geosciences conference

  • On the sidelines of the conference, an exhibition, workshops, specialized training courses and field trips are being carried out

JEDDAH: Tunisia is hosting the first conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (AJGS), which will run until Thursday.
The conference, marking the journal’s 10th anniversary, includes more than 20 prominent speakers, 50 discussion panels, more than 700 international researchers, academics and diplomats, including the Saudi ambassador to Tunisia.
Abdullah Al-Amri, head of the Saudi Society for Geosciences and editor-in-chief of the AJGS, briefed attendees on the journal’s history and achievements.
He also underlined the support it receives from King Saud University and King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST).
Tunisian government representative Khalil Amiri discussed global climate change, its implications on geological changes, and the importance of conducting further research in this area.
He called for educational programs and campaigns to raise awareness about the seriousness of climate change.
On the sidelines of the conference, an exhibition, workshops, specialized training courses and field trips are being carried out.