The Arab Media Forum kicks off end of March

Mona Al-Marri, above, is the president of Dubai Press Club and Chairperson of the Arab Media Forum Organizing Committee.
Updated 19 February 2019
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The Arab Media Forum kicks off end of March

  • The two-day conference attracts more than 3,000 attendees
  • Annual Arab Journalism Award will be highlight of the event

DUBAI: Dubai Press Club (DPC) will hold the 18th edition of its annual Arab Media Forum on March 27-28 at the Dubai World Center, the group announced on Tuesday.

The two-day event aims to align the vision of regional media with the aspirations of the people through dialogues about the challenges faced by the industry, the DPA statement added. More than 3,000 media practitioners and luminaries in and outside the region are expected to attend the forum.

“The forum serves as a lab of creative ideas, constructive views and approaches aimed at promoting our Arab media and confirming its role as an effective source of positive development,” Mona Ghanem Al-Marri, President of DPC and Chairperson of the AMF Organizing Committee, said.

The annual media gathering is highlighted by the Arab Journalism Award, which is given out on the last day of the event.


Record-breaking attractions at LuLu Food Carnival

Updated 25 March 2019
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Record-breaking attractions at LuLu Food Carnival

LuLu Hypermarket is hosting a two-week food festival offering a wide variety of products and culinary treats inspired by flavors from around the world.
Food Carnival 2019 was launched on Sunday at the LuLu Hypermarket Murabba branch in Riyadh and runs until April 6.
On offer are a number of special deals on food products and exciting in-store activities such as cooking competitions, live cooking demos, free sampling, quiz contests and gigantic displays of food.
LuLu has partnered with Almarai and Guinness World Records to offer customers a chance to be the next Guinness World Records title holder. Customers can make an attempt to break up to nine world records, such as the fastest time to drink a 250-ml quantity of milk through a straw or the fastest time to stack cheeses. The Guinness World Records events will be held on March 29 at LuLu Hypermarket, Atyaf Mall, Riyadh; on March 30 at LuLu Mall Dammam; and on April 5 at LuLu Hypermarket, Marwah, Jeddah.
LuLu Director for Saudi Arabia Shehim Mohammed said: “LuLu has once again transformed into a culinary destination. This year, we have brought together a well-chosen product selection that will satisfy the lifestyle requirements of our customer base. This festival also celebrates the innovative spirit of our culinary talents with the support of top chefs in the country. People will have a chance to interact with celebrity chefs during the festival’s live cooking demonstrations. Super offers, such as product of the day, daily surprise, hourly offers, and so much more awaits our shoppers for the entire 14-day promotion.”