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Fafa saves the Forest

Posted by: @KokoZu

With Eid al Adha festivities starting next weekend, there are lots of exciting upcoming events to keep you and your family busy and entertained throughout the festive season. Take the little ones to go see Baraem’s big musical ‘Fafa saves the Forest’ which will be held at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) from 11-17 September. You can book your tickets here or at any Virgin Megastore in Qatar, UAE, Bahrain or Oman. Ticket prices range from QR150 to QR1000 per person.   مع اقتراب موعد عيد الأضحى المبارك في عطلة نهاية الأسبوع المقبل، تكثر النشاطات والفعاليات التي من شأنها أن تبقيكم وأفراد عائلتكم منشغلين بالترفيه والتسلية خلال فترة العيد. فيمكنكم مثلاً مرافقة أولادكم لمشاهدة مسرحية براعم – “فافا ينقذ الغابة” –  التي تُعرض في مركز قطر الوطني للمؤتمرات من ١١ إلى ١٧ سبتمبر. يمكنكم شراء التذاكر هنا أو في أي فرع من فروع فيرجن ميغاستور في…

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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  

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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    Tired of buying those toys that break within a week? Or feeling as if you have to purchase toys that are a waste of money? Introducing Goldie Blox, who won TOY OF THE YEAR 2014. These are a variety of hands-on toys for GIRLS. Something different from the norm, toys that get their mind working and hands building. Goldie Blox is apart of the STEM- “Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics”originally used by the Education-related programs of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Now you can feel better purchasing toys with an educational purpose.  

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If the kitchen is the heart of the home then Recettes de Vie (Recipes of Life) is a cookery book designed to bring your family and friends closer to your heart. Jam-packed (pun intended) with culinary secrets from people across the Region, this beautifully produced cookery book is more than just a list of recipes, it’s a small glimpse into the heart of a home. Virgin is proud to be a sponsor of this book, as 100% of the proceeds are donated to charities dedicated to helping vulnerable women and children in the Middle East. The charities chosen to focus on actively support the rights of women and children who are exploited, abused, without access to education, full and decent employment, civic rights and health. Some of the charities include: Hope Without Borders, Chance, Afel, Creche and Dar al Amal…

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