Middle East To Witness Four Twestival Local Events

twestival_beirutA Twestival or Twitter-Festival is a global series of events organized by volunteers around the world under short timescales, which bring people offline for a great cause.  Twestival is run 100% by volunteers and independently from any not-for-profit; Twestival Local is a Twestival event that supports local charity instead of the global organization or charity is taking place in Abu Dhabi, Amman, Beirut, Dubai amog the cities around the world : 10-13 September 2009.

In a short history about Twestival in the Middle East:

In February 2009, Amman, Beirut, Doha, and Dubai cities only joined Twestival Global in a event that fund-raisning to a global pre-set charity charity:water. These events were successful and has set initiative for other cities to start.

This Weekend Twestival in The Middle East:

Since Twestival this made a twist and local event opportunity, organizer and aimed-to-be organizer had the chance to pick-up a date on Sept between 10-13 and also select a local charity organization instead of global. I believe it was definitely helpful to promote local oragnizations who literary need help in fund-raising.

Happening Twestival Lcoal Event Details:

Abu Dhabi Twestival:

Amman Twestival:

Beirut Twestival:

Dubai Twestival

Non-Active Twestival Event (Good to know):

These are the chapters that failed to launch this time due to low responsiveness or interest from local tweeple as tweeted by the organizers @tarek and @TripleM for doha and Cairo twestivals respectively. Therefore, we encourage you to note their details down in order to support them next time:

Doha Twestival:

Cairo Twestival:

(Source: Social Media in the MENA Region Blog)

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Tarek is the founder and chief researcher at Youngberry, a youth research and marketing firm dedicated to the region. Tarek founded interactiveME.com and previously worked as Manager at Flip Media (Interactive Agency), Bayt.com (Job Site) and Consulting House Qatar (Consulting firm). He is researcher and writer on internet & disruptive innovation, entrepreneurship, and youth culture.