Cartoon Network And Doha Festival City Signs Entertainment Partnership For Special Events

Cartoon Network And Doha Festival City Signs Entertainment Partnership For Special Events

Cartoon Network And Doha Festival City Signs Entertainment Partnership For Special Events

The largest shopping mall complex in Qatar – Doha Festival City has teamed up Cartoon Network and Invent, an in-mall entertainment company to offer its guests immersive interactive experiences, that will allow guests to interact with Cartoon Network’s famous cartoon characters like never before in a series of special events.

Doha Festival City will have three different event installations, the first one will be Ben 10 themed which will include Ben 10 live shows, a Ben 10 Activity Zone and a Ben 10 Augmented Reality Pod which will run from the first day of Eid until 30th August. The second installation will be a The Amazing World of Gumball Activity Zone which will run during Qatar’s back-to-school season from 1st to 14th September. The third and final installation will be an Adventure Time Activity Zone running from 14th to 30th December, this event will run during Qatar’s National Day which will take place on 18th December.

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From The Doha Festival City Press Release: Doha Festival City and Cartoon Network sign iconic Entertainment Partnership: Guests can enjoy a range of family entertainment options including live shows, activity zones and augmented reality pods.

Doha Festival City has entered a one-of-a-kind entertainment partnership with Cartoon Network, the leading global entertainment brand and one of the most popular animation networks in region, and Invent, the in-mall entertainment experts.

The partnership, facilitated by Invent, brings new forms of activations and immersive digital experiences that integrate Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technology to Doha, allowing guests to interact with their on-screen heroes like never before.

Three notable installations are set to make their debut at Doha Festival City, featuring iconic characters from the Cartoon Network universe. These include Ben 10 live shows, a Ben 10 Activity Zone and a Ben 10 Augmented Reality Pod from Eid Day 1 – 30th August, during Eid Al Adha From 1st – 14th September, during the Back to School season, The Amazing World of Gumball Activity Zone will enthral kids, while Qatar National Day, from 14th – 30th December, will see them enjoy the Adventure Time Activity Zone.

May Marzooq, Senior Marketing Manager of Doha Festival City Mall said, “This is the first ever exclusive entertainment partnership to be taken on-board here at Doha Festival City and we are delighted to bring to our customers a new age of entertainment. Doha Festival City alongside Cartoon Network, intends to provide the best in-class mall entertainment experience to families and children.”

In addition, the recently launched Festival City Kids Club, will allow members to embark on their own journey of adventures and enjoy a privileged membership experience with a new series of events soon to be announced. Children with memberships will also gain exclusive access and benefits to some activations, enhancing their experience.

About Doha Festival City

Doha Festival City, the largest entertainment, fashion and dining destination has more than 400 carefully selected international and local brands. It is home to some of the most anticipated names, many of which are making their Qatar debut; including Harvey Nichols, Charlotte Tilbury, Kiehls, Smashbox, Dior Beauty Boutique and ACE. The destination is also home to the country’s only IKEA which has been trading since 2013.

Upon completion, there will be over 100 places to dine and relax including restaurants, cafés and casual dining outlets. From well-loved brands such as Nando’s Cheesecake Factory, PF Chang’s and Texas Roadhouse, to unique to Qatar or debuting concepts including Jamie’s Italian, Café Coco, 800 Degrees and Aimee’s Cafe.

As a destination with a world-class Family Entertainment Complex, Doha Festival City is also home to indoor and outdoor attractions unique to Qatar – from the country’s first VOX Cinemas 4D cinema complex with 18 digital screens, to outdoor spaces for exercise and cycling, it is designed to appeal to all ages. Doha Festival City will delight visitors with four unique theme parks that each provide first-of-their-kind experiences – Angry Birds World, Snow Dunes, Juniverse and Virtuocity – created exclusively for Qatar.

As a “Smart Mall”, it offers innovative digital options including free Wi-Fi and digital wayfinding to enhance consumer experience and is easily accessible, offering 8,000 smart parking spaces and VIP valet services.

For more information visit http://www.festivalcitydoha.com

Cartoon Network Live Stage Show Coming To Bahrain 23rd To 26th August

Cartoon Network Live Stage Show Coming To Bahrain 23rd To 26th August

Cartoon Network Live Stage Show Coming To Bahrain 23rd To 26th August

Cartoon Network’s live stage show – Cartoon Network Live! Heroes Unite is continuing its Europe, Middle East and Africa tour, its next stop will be in Bahrain, previously the stage show has visited Abu Dhabi, UAE and South Africa. The live show will be the first of its kind in Bahrain and will run for four days during the Eid Al Adha holidays between 23rd and 26th August and will be performed at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre.

The show will be presented by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), Live Nation Middle East and Turner – the owners of Cartoon Network. The spectacular stage show will offer an interactive experience for kids and families and will feature Cartoon Network’s most popular heroes from Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls.

In Cartoon Network Live! Heroes Unite, Kelvin Gizmo, teenager and scientist extraordinaire, transports the audience into the world of Cartoon Network which is under threat of Zarr, the evil robot. Locations include Adventure Time’s Land of Ooo, the city of Townsville in The Powerpuff Girls and The Amazing World of Gumball’s Elmore. Kelvin, the heroes of Cartoon Network and the audience must work together to stop Zarr and his evil plans.

The Senior Vice President Family Entertainment and Theater at Live Nation, Michel Boersma made this statement in regards about Cartoon Network Live! Heroes Unite’s next tour stop in Bahrain: “We are excited to bring ’Cartoon Network Live! Heroes Unite’ to Bahrain, giving young audiences, families, and Cartoon Network fans of all ages the chance to connect with their favourite superheroes. This exciting live stage production promises quality family entertainment which will surely make the Eid holidays more memorable. We are also grateful to Cartoon Network, who have trusted us with creating this exciting and spectacular multi-brand show. Cartoon Network Live! will feature, for the very first time, all the familiar and beloved Cartoon Network characters, together in one live stage show. Live Nation always strives to bring fans closer to their idols and with this Cartoon Network Live! we will be doing just that!”.

Ali El Hagar, Licensing Director, MENA & Turkey and Commercial Director at Turner said: “Throughout the development of this production, Live Nation has matched our passion and ambition to bring Cartoon Network brands to life, creating an interactive and immersive brand experience and providing kids and their families with new and exciting ways to engage with our shows. We can’t wait to see the fans’ reactions to this fantastic new live show when it arrives in Bahrain!”

Tickets are priced at 25 (Gold), 12 (Silver), and 6 (Bronze) Bahraini Dinar and are now available from http://manama.platinumlist.net. A 20% discount is available on family packs of five tickets. Each show will last for one and a half hours with start times at 11am, 3.30 pm and 7pm on each day.

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Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi Theme Park Now Open

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi Theme Park Now Open

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi Theme Park Now Open

Last Monday (23rd July), the world’s first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park formally opened at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi with an inauguration ceremony with Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The theme park fully opened to the public two days later on Wednesday 25th July, with a special cinema spectacular and public opening ceremony the night before (24th July).

The brand new theme park is called Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi and features six immersive lands with loads of rides and attractions. Themed lands include DC’s Metropolis and Gotham City, Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch and Warner Bros. Plaza. The theme park features a total of 29 rides, interactive attractions and live entertainment and also themed restaurants and shops. At 1.65 million square feet, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is one of the world’s largest indoor theme parks and brings together some of the most famous characters in film, television and comics all under one roof all from one of the most famous entertainment companies in the world, including DC Comics’ Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman; Warner Bros. Animation’s Looney Tunes, Hanna-Barbera’s Scooby-Doo, The Flintstones and Tom & Jerry. The brand new theme park was developed by Miral, Abu Dhabi’s entertainment asset and investment company, in partnership with Cartoon Network’s sister company within the WarnerMedia group – Warner Bros. Entertainment. A total of around $1 billion has been invested into the new theme park.

When visitors enter the theme park, they’re welcomed to an art deco themed town portal area which will take them to the different lands in the theme park, they can go on a Justice League superhero adventure in Metropolis or visit the dark, crime ridden streets of Gotham City inhabited by villainous masterminds such as the Joker and Harley Quinn, but there’s always Batman to foil their evil plans. After the darkness of Gotham City, visitors could revisit their childhood by entering Cartoon Junction, a place of blue skies, fluffy clouds and much loved cartoon characters, alternatively there’s the dunes of Dynamite Gulch filled with animated antics and mayhem or there’s an option to go back in time to the Stone Age and meet The Flintstones and The Rubbles in Bedrock.

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is the latest addition to Yas Island – a multi-purpose entertainment and shopping complex. Yas Island has other theme parks such as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi and the upcoming attraction, CLYMB – soon to be the world’s tallest climbing wall. Other attractions at Yas Island include Yas Marina Circuit – one of the most technologically-advanced Formula 1 circuits in the world; Yas Marina – a vibrant venue offering dining, fitness and leisure facilities; the Yas Mall – the largest shopping mall in Abu Dhabi with 400 retail stores; Yas Beach; and, Yas Links Abu Dhabi – the 44th best golf course in the world, as well as seven luxury hotels ranging from 3 to 5 stars.

Tickets can now be purchased from Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi’s website: https://www.wbworld.com

Tourists visiting the UAE may also want to check out IMG Worlds of Adventure in Dubai, the indoor theme park has a Cartoon Network themed zone filled with rides and attractions.

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From The Warner Bros. Press Release: Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi on Yas Island Inaugurated by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, yesterday inaugurated Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the world’s first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park developed by Miral, Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations, in partnership with Warner Bros. Entertainment, with an investment of $1 billion.

Their Highnesses attended the official inauguration ceremony, which took place in the Warner Bros. Plaza at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. The ceremony included the first screening of the Warner Bros. Cinema Spectacular, a captivating show that brings Warner Bros.’ unparalleled film library to life. Guests were also treated to a series of festive celebrations incorporating the park’s beloved characters.

Sheikh Zayed bin Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Saif and Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan then took the stage alongside some of the park’s iconic DC and Warner Bros. Animation characters to press a button marking the official opening of the highly anticipated theme park, which is expected to draw in thousands of guests including residents and tourists of all ages.

Following the opening ceremony His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed toured the park, which officially opens to the public on the 25th of July. The opening of the Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi marks the latest addition to Yas Island’s offering of world-class tourism and entertainment attractions, and serves to strengthen the island’s position as a leading leisure and entertainment destination in Abu Dhabi, further enhancing UAE’s distinguished position on the world map.

During the tour, their Highnesses were briefed on the many elements which help bring the park’s immersive environments to life across its six lands. From the meticulously curated musical arrangements to the faithfully created landscapes, each land is uniquely designed to truly immerse guests in the places they’ve seen in movies, comic books and on TV.

Their Highnesses also learned of the different stages of development which the park underwent as well as its adherence to the internationally recognized best practices and rigorous health and safety standards to ensure the wellbeing of its guests. During the tour, their Highnesses also visited the park’s wide array of facilities and state-of-the-art attractions.

“It is with great pride that we open Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi on Yas Island today. This is a milestone moment for us as we continue to cement Abu Dhabi’s positioning as one of the world’s leading family and tourism destinations. I am confident that the addition of this theme park to our already rich portfolio will further enhance Yas Island’s offering,” said H.E. Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Miral.

“We’re delighted that our partnership with Warner Bros. has resulted in us delivering our promise of creating an attraction that will amaze and entertain both the young, and the young at heart,” added H.E. Al Mubarak.

Filled to the brim with endless family fun and adventures, the park transports guests to six expertly designed lands, including DC’s Metropolis and Gotham City, as well as Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch and Warner Bros. Plaza. Home to a total of 29 exhilarating rides, interactive family-friendly attractions and unique live entertainment shows, the park will offer an incredible range of themed experiences. Guests will also enjoy authentically themed dining experiences, from grab-and-go eateries to full-service sit-down restaurants and cafes, as well as custom designed shops featuring bespoke Warner Bros. merchandise inspired by fan-favorite characters, some of which has been developed exclusively for the park.

“Warner Bros. has an almost-100-year legacy of producing and distributing high-quality entertainment to global audiences, and this world-class attraction continues that tradition in grand style,” said Kevin Tsujihara, Chairman and CEO, Warner Bros. “Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi literally brings our characters to life and provides fans a truly unique immersive entertainment experience. We couldn’t have better partners than our colleagues at Miral, and we look forward to continuing our longstanding relationship,” he continued.

The world-class theme park brings to life fan-favorite DC Super Heroes like Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, alongside beloved Warner Bros. Animation characters from Looney Tones and Hanna-Barbera like Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo and The Flintstones, using state-of-the-art technology to create truly immersive environments and unforgettable experiences.

The excitement begins in Warner Bros. Plaza, where guests can meander the streets of the art deco themed portal to the various lands of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. Guests can enjoy the gleaming urban landscape of Metropolis, where they can revel in the heroic optimism of the Justice League – whose members include Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and The Flash. They can then make their way to the dark alleys of Gotham City where devious masterminds such as The Joker, and Harley Quinn wreak havoc only to be thwarted by Batman. In contrast, bright blue skies and fluffy white clouds will surround the guests in Cartoon Junction where childhood favorite characters come to life. Guests will then leave the colorful houses behind for the lofty dunes of Dynamite Gulch packed full of animated antics and mad mishaps. And finally, guests can rewind all the way to the modern Stone Age in Bedrock with the lovable cave-families – The Flintstones and The Rubbles.

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is the latest addition to Yas Island’s immersive theme parks including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi and the upcoming attraction, CLYMB. These are complemented by: Yas Marina Circuit – one of the most technologically-advanced Formula 1 circuits in the world; Yas Marina – a vibrant venue offering dining, fitness and leisure facilities; Yas Mall – the largest shopping mall in Abu Dhabi with 400 retail stores; Yas Beach; and, Yas Links Abu Dhabi – the 46th golf course in the world, as well as seven sophisticated hotels ranging from 3 to 5 stars.

To purchase tickets or learn more about Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, visit http://www.wbworld.com and join the conversation on social using the hashtag #WBWorld.

About Miral

Miral is Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations, uniting people and places through unique, immersive and exciting experiences. Responsible for the development and management of Yas Island, Miral’s assets encompass entertainment, hospitality, leisure, sport, dining, retail, and real estate destinations. Today, Yas Island is home to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Yas Links Golf Course, Yas Mall, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Marina and seven hotels, including the flagship Yas Viceroy. For more information, visit www.miral.ae.

About Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is the world’s first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, delivering an unparalleled fan experience. When guests walk through the iconic Warner Bros. shield, they will be transported to six truly immersive lands, including DC’s Metropolis and Gotham City, Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch and Warner Bros. Plaza, and enjoy 29 state-of-the-art exhilarating rides, interactive family-friendly attractions and unique live entertainment. Spanning 1.65 million square feet, Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi is one of the world’s largest indoor theme parks to date. From the action and adrenaline-fueled adventures of DC Super Heroes to the wacky and wonderful world of Looney Tunes, this captivating and interactive new experience brings together some of the world’s most iconic characters and stories under one roof for the first time in the region including: Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman as well as Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo, Tom and Jerry and The Flintstones, among others.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

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