From October 26-November 9, the U.S. Embassy and our other Discover America partners are organizing more than two dozen events highlighting the strong relationship between Kuwait and the United States, as well as promoting world-class American businesses and brands in Kuwait. Discover America will feature a wide variety of events, activities, and promotions. We look forward to seeing you at some of the events.
Calendar of Events
7:30-9:00 am: 5K Fun Run/Walk. Location: Boulevard Mall outdoor track – Salmiya, Qatar Street.
Watch the video on https://www.alanba.com.kw/ar/kuwait-news/864011/27-10-2018-بالفيديو-سيلفرمان-علاقات-الكويت-وأميركا-صلبة-وزيارة-الأمير-لواشنطن-رسختها-بمزيد-اتفاقيات-التعاون/
9:00-10:00 am: 10K Fun Bicycle Ride. Location: Kuwait University Shuwaikh Campus, Jamal Abdul Nasser Street, enter the Main Gate, go right, straight towards Boubyan Bank. We will all meet by the Boubyan Bank at 9 AM. Eng. Ahmad Yassin Malalah (leader of the Kuwait University Cycling Team) will be leading the group.
Watch the video on https://www.alanba.com.kw/ar/kuwait-news/864150/28-10-2018-بالفيديو-سيلفرمان-لـ-الأنباء-مؤشر-إيجابي-لانفراجة-خليجية/
4:00-5:00 pm: Tour of Sultan Center grocery store and the 4,000 American products they offer. Sultan Center to provide special offers of U.S. products throughout the Discover America program. Location: Boulevard Mall, Salmiya, Qatar Street. Watch the video on https://www.alanba.com.kw/ar/kuwait-news/864376/29-10-2018-بالفيديو-اكتشف-أمريكا-يستعرض-أكثر-آلاف-منتج-أميركي-مركز-سلطان/
5:00-7:00 pm: Briefing about education in the U.S. during Bayan Bilingual School’s educational event. Location: BBS (Bayan Bilingual School), Beirut Street, Hawally.
*for BBS students only
7:30-9:30 pm: Opening dinner @ The Pepper restaurant with special Discover America menu. Location: Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa, Al-Taawun Street
*by invitation only
Watch the video on https://www.instagram.com/p/BphqJoVhCIf/?hl=en&taken-by=jumeirahmessilahbeach
10:00 am- 1:00 pm: Business Speaker Series: “How to Supply to U.S. military bases in Kuwait.” (Speakers from Camp Arifjan and Ali Al Salem Air Base) Location: Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bahra Hall (2nd floor), Al-Shuhada Street. RSVP to Irma.email@example.com
Watch the video on https://www.alanba.com.kw/ar/kuwait-news/864552/30-10-2018-بالفيديو-سيلفرمان-علاقة-جيشي-الكويت-وأميركا-وثيقة-وقوية/
7:00 pm- 8:30 pm: Unveiling of new Jeep Wrangler. Location: Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa, Al-Taawun Street
9:00 am – 1:00 pm: Handover Ceremony of FORD trucks. Location: AL Metlaa - Polat Yol Project Site
Watch the video on https://www.alanba.com.kw/video/72770/?utm_campaign=anbavideo&utm_source=homepage#video?id=27013739&user_id=144&countries=Q0M=&w=100%25&h=100%25&filter=DENY&signature=cc95a4513be8b7694aeb026b491176db
6:00 – 7:00 pm: Briefing on education in the U.S. and student visas. Location: AUS (American United School), Sabah Al Salem, 6th Ring Road
*for AUS students only
7:00-10:00 pm: Screening of the movie “First Man” at Vox Cinema, The Avenues, Phase 4
Watch the video on https://www.alanba.com.kw/ar/kuwait-news/865044/01-11-2018-بالفيديو-السفير-الأميركي-لـ-الأنباء-نأمل-مناقشة-تعديلات-قانون-حق-المؤلف-مجلس-الأمة-قريبا/
7:00-11:00 pm: American Barbeque and Music event. Afterthought will perform U.S. songs. 20% discount for U.S. citizens. Location: Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa, Al-Taawun Street
8.30 am – 5 pm: Fluor Government Supplier Conference. Location: Hilton Resort, Mangaf
Registration deadline is on October 22. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
1:30 – 4 pm: Business Speaker Series: Seminar for travel agents and others highlighting American tourism spots. Location: Sheraton Hotel, Al Dana Ballroom, Floor 7
Watch the video on https://www.alanba.com.kw/ar/kuwait-news/865249/02-11-2018-بالفيديو-سيلفرمان-بومبيو-سيحضر-الحوار-الإستراتيجي-الكويت/
5:00-6:00 pm: Tour of Souq Safar tourism exhibition @ The Avenues Mall promoting US destinations. Special packages and rates will be offered during the exhibition. Location: The Avenue, Gate 16, Mezzanine Floor
Watch the video on https://www.alanba.com.kw/ar/kuwait-news/865579/04-11-2018-بالفيديو-سيلفرمان-أميركا-ترحب-بالسياح-الكويتيين-وتقدم-لهم-عالما-الخيارات-المتنوعة
3:30 – 5:00 pm: Opening of Global Cyber Challenge training session provided by Raytheon and the University of Texas San Antonio to prepare Kuwait students to participate in the Global Cyber Challenge in San Antonio, Texas. Location: Kuwait University, Khaldiya Campus
7:00 - 10:00 pm: Film Screening of Academy Award Winning Film, Patton, Al-Yarmouk Cultural Center
5 pm – 7 pm: Sky Hoops & Warrior Course tournaments. Location: Al Rai, Mas Arina Complex, Sky Zone Trampoline Park. Registration through http://www.skyzonekw.com/registration/ or call 2221 9099/100
5 pm – 6 pm: Launch of 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe. Location: Shuwaikh, Chevrolet Showroom
6:30 -8:30 pm: Business Speaker Series: “How to Buy an American Franchise.” Location: Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa, Floor 2, Messilah 1
2 – 3 pm: AFCENT Band performance at AUK’s auditorium for university students
5 – 6 pm: Grand opening of the American franchise PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans.
Location: The dining restaurant complex, Abu Al Hassaniya
8 – 10 pm: American Barbeque and Music event at the Crown Plaza Farwaniya.
AFCENT band will perform. Check the flyer for more details
10 – 11 am: AFCENT Band performance at Bayan Bilingual School
7 – 9 pm: Discover America Appreciation Night reception
7 – 8.30 pm: AFCENT Band performance at Marina Mall
October 26 – November 8, 2018: Special promotions at various U.S. restaurants and retail stores at the Avenues Mall, 360 Mall, and around Kuwait:
Locations: McDonald’s Bayan, Sabah Al Salem, Fintas and Fahaheel
*All TSC Reward Card holders will be given double points on purchase of US products throughout the week
*Taste sampling campaigns on a variety of US products
*Extensive range of Halloween products to be promoted (First Time in Kuwait)
*New range of US products to be highlighted / promoted that will be released during the week
November 2nd & 3rd
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