Category Archives: Education

Camp Qatar Summer Camp

Posted by: Deena Farghal

Camp Qatar 2016 Camp Qatar, which takes place between July 24 and August 11, is one of the biggest summer camps in Qatar. It offers a unique platform for students to enjoy their summer vacation by taking part in a number of engaging activities. A diverse and rich summer event, the camp features interactive workshops as well as cultural, sports, artistic and educational activities organized by some of Qatar’s leading organizations and institutions. Join Camp Qatar 2016 You can register at all Virgin Megastore shops in Villaggio, Landmark or Spinneys – The Pearl. You can also register online and complete the registration payment at Teach For Qatar offices. For more information, please visit their website For inquiries, please call +974- 77945651.

Meet Edwin the Duck

Posted by: Deena Farghal

  Meet Edwin- the first ever Smart Duck, also known as your child’s next best companion. Edwin is no ordinary duck, his interactive qualities include telling stories, games and songs. Connected through  continuously expanding entertainment apps, Edwin has the capability of growing with your child from newborn to 5 years old. Truly a revolutionary toy. Edwin will be available just in time for Eid, making this a perfect gift for that little special some one.   About Edwin -Edwin the Duck is CPSC safety certified -BPA-free -Rechargeable lithium ion battery with a life of up to 8 hours -Multi-colored LED light -Waterproof Bluetooth® speaker -Thermometer to take both water and body temperature  

Meet eL Seed

Posted by: Deena Farghal

eL Seed is a ‘calligraffiti’ artist, a blend of the historic art of Arabic calligraphy and  the modern art of graffiti, mixing street  culture  from  Paris  and Arabic  history to poetic effect. Born to Tunisian parents in the suburbs of Paris, eL Seed spent his formative years juggling different cultures,  languages,  and  identities.  Today   eL Seed’s  pieces  have  developed out  of  two worlds colliding, with these  two cultures clashing and blending into one another, to form a new identity, a unique mark and a distinctive style. Meet him in person for his book, Lost Walls, filled with his calligraffiti journey in Tunisia on May 28th  at our Yas Mall store at 5pm and May 29th at our MOE store at 7:30pm. Trust us, you won’t want to miss an opportunity like this! Buy your copy on   Take a sneak peak at eL Seed’s…

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Guess how much I love you

Posted by: Deena Farghal
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Our annual Spring storytime with Time Out Kids is taking place this Friday, March 25th  at Virgin Megastore Yas Mall.  Get ready for an amazing action-packed morning with a storytime session featuring the classic “Guess How Much I love You” by Sam McBratney along with some fun activities. Guess who will be returning to make his guest-star appearance? None other than Magic Phil! Can’t wait to see what tricks he has up his sleeve. What fun would a party be without some yummy treats? We’ve got you covered with the most delicious brownies in town, the Legendary Oushe brownies by Oushe Gourmet Bakeshop, along with some fresh juices from Barakat. Don’t miss out and bring the kids along for a fun-filled morning to kickstart the weekend.

Waqt al Hikaya

We’re so proud to announce our very first Arabic Storytime, Waqt al Hikaya, taking place this Saturday, March 19th at Virgin Megastore Sahara Centre. In partnership with the Arab Reading Challenge and Kalimat Publishing, the event aims to emphasize the importance of reading but will particularly highlight the Arab culture, language and literature. The event will include two Arabic book readings by TV Presenter Safia AlShehi and MBC 3 Kids TV Presenter Maha al Hamed. There will also be a puppet show and arts and crafts activities sponsored by the Sharjah Ladies Club and UAEBby, an organization that seeks to promote international understanding through children’s books. And of course tons of yummy treats as well from Oushe and juice from Barakat. As this event coincides with the upcoming Mother’s Day, we’ve also partnered up Dumye and the first 20 children…

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