The Big Draw Kids Hour: Draw Your Own Character with Makooky

Saturday, October 20

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Apple Dubai Mall

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Join us on a colorful adventure in a world starring Makooky to celebrate The Big Draw Festival. We’ll introduce kids to the Makooky app, designed to make Arabic stories, songs, and games interactive and fun experiences. They’ll follow along as we read about Makooky’s adventures, then they’ll draw their own playful characters with Apple Pencil. This session will be presented in Arabic.

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Sarah Abdullah

Children’s Author and Founder

Sarah Abdullah is the founder and chief writer at MakookyWorld, an interactive children’s app specializing in Arabic stories, songs, and games designed to boost knowledge through entertainment.

Farah Nehme

Creative Director

MakookyWorld Creative Director Farah Nehme loves building worlds out of pure imagination. She uses her skills and experience illustrating stories and characters for animated series like Mandoos and Freej.

The Big Draw

Visual Literacy Charity

The Big Draw is a charity dedicated to promoting visual literacy. It runs the world's biggest drawing festival for all ages, aimed at getting everyone drawing — even those who think they can’t. #Play2018

More about The Big Draw

Join us for a month-long celebration of creativity with The Big Draw Festival throughout October. Whether you’re a casual doodler or an established pro, you’ll find a session to help you bring your sketches to life with iPad Pro and Apple Pencil.

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