Qatar Airways named official carrier for ASPIRE4SPORT

Updated 11 November 2012
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Qatar Airways named official carrier for ASPIRE4SPORT

Qatar Airways is the official carrier for this year’s edition of ASPIRE4SPORT, the Middle East’s leading sports business congress and exhibition, organizers announced today.
Many sports personalities and renowned speakers are set to be attending ASPIRE4SPORT this year, and Qatar’s national airline will be providing 5-Star transportation for the thousands of visiting delegates, businesses and industry celebrities set to participate in the event.
Tariq Al-Naama, president of ASPIRE4SPORT, expressed his delight at Qatar Airways becoming the official carrier for ASPIRE4SPORT. He said: “With Qatar Airways bringing renowned speakers and industry experts to this year’s ASPIRE4SPORT, we are proud to have our national airline as the first face of Qatar for our visiting guests - a face of hospitality, luxury, and support for the nation’s sporting ambitions.”
“We are honored to be named the official carrier of ASPIRE4SPORT and are looking forward to bringing congress guests and stars, especially sports industry experts, from around the world to Qatar for the event,” added Qatar Airways VP Commercial Ehab Amin.
Hosted in Qatar’s world class Aspire Dome from Nov. 12 to 15, the event will welcome over 3,000 delegates, including 500 sports industry leaders and 250 accredited media professionals. It is the only event of its kind in the region and provides an occasion for sport’s leading decision makers in the Middle East and around the world to connect, network and capitalize on real business opportunities.
In addition, there will be daily Star Chats at 2 p.m. where guests will have the opportunity to listen to some of the world’s leading sports legends including former world number one tennis player Martina Hingis, Real Madrid and Spain legends Raul Gonzalez and Fernando Ruiz Hierro, former Real Madrid Sporting Director Pedja Mijatovi, former football manager of the French national team and Liverpool FC Gerard Houllier, and Anthony Joshua, London 2012 super heavyweight Olympic gold medalist.


The excitement for the Turkish National Children’s Day Celebrations is lived in Dubai

Updated 22 April 2018
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The excitement for the Turkish National Children’s Day Celebrations is lived in Dubai

It is the 98th year of celebrating 23 April National Children’s Day and the joy and excitement of these celebrations have taken place for the 9th time in Dubai. The event took place on Friday 20 April at 3pm at The Cultural & Scientific Association in Al Mamzar, Dubai.

23 April is a day, that is dedicated to the children of Turkey by the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk to emphasize that they are the future of the new nation. Every year, the children in Turkey celebrate this "Sovereignty and Children's Day" as a national holiday since 1927. In Dubai, this organization aims to provide a great opportunity to enrich the cultural and traditional bonds between the United Arab Emirates and the Turkish Community.

23 April National Children’s Day celebrations are organised under the patronage of the Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey, invaluable support of Turkish Business Council in Dubai and Northern Emirates, and brought to life by a group of volunteer Turkish ladies from “Sultans of Dubai”; a group of Turkish Women living in Dubai.

The two-part event was held in this exquisite venue made up of a theatre and external areas with entertainment consisting of folkloric dance show by a group from “Barbaros Hayrettin Ilkokulu” a primary school in Izmir travelling from Turkey with generous contributions of Turkish Airlines; the Consulate’s Turkish class’ choir showcasing their dance, songs and poems; Dubai Drums demonstrating a taste of African Drums; Bogz the Magician with his rather extraordinary magic show and many more activities to dazzle its young guests.

A delicious selection of Turkish and International cuisine generously offered by Turkish Restaurants around Dubai together with numerous entertainment stations for all children and Irem Derlen and her orchestra travelling from Turkey just to give a concert at the event were also part of the program for our children.

Pinar and Turkish Airlines played the main role in the sponsorship arena for these celebrations. They were joined by Burjuman Arjaan by Rotana Dubai, MNG, LC Waikiki and Rani as Platinum Sponsors; Turkish Village Restaurant, HealthBay Polyclinic, Mahmoud Tea, Dr Tosun Dental Clinic, TAV Construction, Deligourme as Silver Sponsors; Marmara Hotel Apartments, Bophorous Turkish Restaurant, Abdulla Al Suwaidi Advocates & Legal Consultants, Pomegranate Institute, IMG Worlds of Adventure, Zouzou Restaurant and Sesame Restaurant just to name a few.

In addition, all sponsor companies offered gifts, favours, vouchers, and experiences for the draw which attracts much interest from all participants.

As has been witnessed in the recent years, the event attracts over a thousand people and is eagerly awaited by the rather large Turkish Community in the UAE.