February 5, 2014 2 Comments
Q8Con, our local version of Comic Con, is taking place tomorrow and friday (Feb. 6-7) at the AbdulAziz Hussain Center in Mishref. Map [link].
…………………… Get your buz right here!
September 22, 2013 Leave a Comment
Kuwait had a Japanese Pop culture festival 10 days ago. It was held at Kuwait’s National Library, and was a smash hit.
The festival was organized by Fikra, a local company, with the help of other Kuwaiti youth. The Ambassador of Japan came to the event because of his prior relations to Fikra, and he was the one who supplied the venue through the Cultural council. While the M.O.Youth just sent an undersecretary, and that was the extent of the ministry’s involvement in thr festival.
Anyways, the M.O.Youth took credit of this hugely successful event, and claimed it organized the whole festival. Reducing the efforts of Fikra and friends to that of associates or volunteers. The ministry later half tried to correct this, slightly amending their claim to a more honest one.
The festival took months of hard work and expenses to get it organized successfully. Contacting people and businesses, getting the cubicles and booths setup, organizing the costume and anime contests and prizes, and getting the display objects. All that took a great deal of effort and money.
If this festival was in Dubai, it wold be the kind that gets the personal appearance of Sh. Mohammad Bin Rashid. But here in Kuwait, the Ministry shamelessly robs the efforts of the young youth instead of supporting them. Shame on you.
September 21, 2013 Leave a Comment
Grand Theft Auto V was released 3 days ago, and sales have already passed the $1 billion mark.
My nephew played this game with his friend over the weekend, they were shooting with the same handguns we used at Mayadeen shooting range. He was very excited about this little fact. And this was not cool at all, considering he’s only 12. That’s why most shops in Kuwait aren’t selling the game: because buyers here are mostly under 15.
I never let my son play GTA or COD or any other violent game, not when the age rate is adult. They are rated 18+ for a reason. We don’t need that kind of numbness to violence. Let kids be kids.
As an adult game; it’s obviously one of the best, hence the mind blowing sales figure.
Pic credit [Mishooshow].
September 10, 2013 Leave a Comment
Japanese Pop Culture Festival in Kuwait this Thursday and Friday, at the National Library of Kuwait.
Sept. 12 and 13, from 6 pm.
The festival will hold exciting and fun activities like: Anime Drawing, Figure Modeling, CosPlay contest (think Comicon), and Shadowloo showdown qualifiers (games listed below).
The festival is a must for all fans of Japanese Pop Culture, be anime or serious gaming. It’s a unique festival to have in Kuwait, a must see fun hip event for family and youth It definitely something new and fresh. It’s an official event is organized by Fikra Events, in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan and the M.O. Youth Affairs.
بالتعاون مع وزارة الدولة لشئون الشباب و سفارة اليابان, تعلن (فكرة) عن المهرجان الياباني
(Japanese Pop Culture Festival)
الذي سيقام في المكتبة الوطنية في يوم الخميس و الجمعة 12 و 13 سبتمبر من الساعة 6 مساء
يتضمن المهرجان مسابقة رسمم (انيمي), مسابقة (كوسبلاي), مسابقة تركيب المجسمات, و بطولة العاب الفيديو
للمزيد من المعلومات الاتصال على 97603181 او تابعونا على موقع التواصل الاجتماعي
The National Library is the huge beautiful building on Gulf Road, opposite Seif Palace and Amiri Diwan, just before Slider Station and Pizzeta [map].
February 22, 2013 Leave a Comment
There’s a two day expo ending tomorrow in Mubarakiya area, on sarareef pedestrian st. This expo is filled with cute and unique stuff, so it’s a bit different than other ones.
There are Kuwaiti painters, knitters, card game developers, in addition to the usual 3eed wa6ani accessory sellers. There’s also a children’s stage where sings and competitions take place.
I would say pay this place a visit if you’re not traveling or going to chalet this holiday. It ends tomorrow.
February 21, 2013 1 Comment
The new PlayStation 4 was announced yesterday. Here’s what Sony announced about the new gaming console so far:
Sony hadn’t released any pics of the new PS4, so we still have to wait and see how it’ll look like. But it did show the new DS4 controller, which isn’t that amazing imo. Then again, I don’t play PS, so do take my opinion with a huge grain of salt.