37 groups in Hala opening carnival
KUWAIT: The organizing committee for Hala February held a meeting with young people’s groups who are volunteering to take part in the festival taking place for the 14th consecutive year.

The 37 groups are set to showcase Kuwait through photographs and cultural memorabilia, as well as brochures about the culturally important destinations in Kuwait.

The head of the committee, Madina Ismail, said in a press release that the meeting was held to discuss the ideas of the volunteers and decide about their activities during the opening carnival on February 15th.

Meanwhile, Minister of Commerce and Industry Anas Al- Saleh sent a letter to the organizing committee reiterating the Kuwaiti government’s support to the annual event.

It said the government recognized that the impact of the festival was not limited to just being a shopping festival but has exceeded to become “a national event bringing together the Kuwaiti society under an umbrella of national unity.”
-Kuwait Times