French performances of the play “The Tale of The Princess” attracted the audience of "Our Children …Our Future" Family Carnival using 12 thousand balloons to enhance positive values to children on AL-Fanateer Southern Beach.
Othman AL-Najem, Carnival Manager, said that the French team is performing “The Tale of The Princess ” for two days with four shows of 75 minutes each. He added that the play which is an educational and recreational one targeted children and families.
Balloons were used to cheer up the children and families during the performance. The theater was set with different sizes, types and colors of balloons for incarnation and decorations especially for this show which tells the story of the king and his wife in an educational way, mixed with entertainment , live sound effects and meaningful theatre works.
He pointed out that " The Tale of The Princess " was performed with the participation of children and their interaction on the stage with 12 thousand balloons, shaped as a large gray castle, a white castle, the sun, a garden and other exciting incarnation such as an elephant, fish, ostrich, worm and 10-meters long dragon. Ten international French performers with more than 20 years of experience in this field of performing in France, China, Brazil, Mexico and others participated.
As for the associated activities, Hesah AL-Saloom, Supervisor of People of Determination Corner, said that they targeted people with special needs through five educational and recreational workshops, including colors of joy, incarnation of figures (Lego), and faces with smiles through the drawing on faces, the senses corner (taste and the five senses), and the dreams corner for cupcakes photography and decoration.
As part of the carnival, Al-Saloom added that a workshop “Playing Skills for Autistic Children” was held at Al-Sadafa Women's Club in the Sea Club at Al-Fanateer Southern Beach. The workshop was addressed to the mothers of the children introducing them to the concept of play, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ordinary and autism children play development stages.