Ooredoo Telecom, the Qatar-headquartered multinational telecommunications company, has partnered with KidZania Kuwait, an award-winning children’s city concept globally recognized for its unique blend of education and entertainment, in line with its vision of enhancing children’s capabilities.
The announcement came during the official opening of “Ooredoo Telecom Center” in KidZania, which included a private introductory tour of KidZania. With the partnership, Ooredoo aims to support children to shape their identity and introduce them to the basic principles of the Internet and the fifth-generation (5G).
Ooredoo opened its own telecom center in KidZania Kuwait for children to enjoy the interactive activities prepared for them. KidZania is a safe and interactive edutainment center where children can experience more than 100 role-playing activities in a replica of a real city. The various playful activities of KidZania are specifically designed to aid physical and intellectual growth, and contribute to the development of their skills.
KidZania operates like a real city complete with buildings, paved streets, vehicles, a functioning economy, and recognizable destinations in the form of “establishments” sponsored by Marketing Partners who represent leading multi-national, regional, and local brands.
“We are happy with our partnership with KidZania Kuwait, which came within our belief that our children are the leaders of the future and our vision of unleashing their imagination in an educational yet entertaining way. Further, we take pride in our continued efforts that contribute to enhancing the knowledge and experiences of youth wishing to learn about the world of communications, technology and the Internet, and to stimulate their creativity by enabling them to play different roles in the world of digital services, and Information and communications technology.”
Mr. Fernando Medroa, Vice President of Leisure and Entertainment at Alshaya Group said, “At KidZania, it is our constant endeavor to partner with brands that provide opportunities for children to learn through unique, real-life like role-plays, to positively impact the society and the environment they live in. We are very happy to see the launch of the “Ooredoo Telecom Center” at KidZania to promote skills, values and positive qualities in an entertaining way for our children.”
KidZania, the scaled-down city replicates the real world in a safe and self-contained 7,000 square meter facility. Children can choose from 78 engaging establishments and role-play 100 exciting roles, and, just like in the real world, they can earn kidZos, KidZania’s currency, to either spend or save.