Posted on December 21, 2017

KidZania Doha, the multi award-winning edutainment concept, and Fairytale Salon, the First exclusive spa for kids in Qatar, have signed a partnership agreement to create a Kid-sized realistic “Beauty Salon" inside KidZania Doha. The collaboration between KidZania Doha and Fairytale Salon aims to educate children about hygiene, personal appearance and develop their artistic sense.

In the ‘Beauty Salon’, little girls will take on the role of a make-up artist or hairstylist and be trained on how to give the coolest make-up look or hairstyle. Another option if children preferred to have a new look, they can become customers and enjoy a range of spa services, using their earned kidZos money. The partnership between KidZania Doha and Fairytale Salon is to empower the young Qatari entrepreneurs and national brands to promote skills, values and positive qualities in an entertaining way for our children through a role-play based educational environment.

Ric Fearnett, Governor of KidZania Doha said, “KidZania Doha is excited to partner with Fairytale Salon, as a one of its kind Qatari concept, it stands as an oasis for kids. aligning with our objectives to help our children become beautiful both inside and out." "We are in the final stages of preparing for the opening of KidZania Doha in 2018 and welcoming children from Qatar and all over the world; we are proud that we will contribute to the achievement of the Qatar National Vision 2030 through the development and empowerment of children,” he continued.

Mrs. Noura AL Malki the founder of Fairytale Salon, added: “I am a very proud mother to a little princess, she inspired me to create our kid-exclusive salon concept. The success and happiness that it spread, among visiting kids, urged me to reach out to all of the kids in Qatar in order to give back to the community and support the Qatar National Vision. We encourage children to develop an active interest in creativity and beauty. Partnering with KidZania Doha perfectly allows me this opportunity through effective educational and entertaining role-play platforms that promote values and develop creative skills for our younger generation"

KidZania Doha, expected to open its doors in 2018, will be located at Aspire Zone in Doha, Qatar, with a footprint size of over 5,500 square meters. It will provide a unique educational and entertainment experience, offering 42 establishments where children aged between four and fourteen years will be able to role play ‘adult jobs’ in up to 60 pretend roles, learning a variety of values including self-reliance, team work, honesty, integrity and giving back to society. KidZania is the world’s fastest growing family entertainment brand, with KidZania Doha expecting to welcome over 300,000 visitor year-on-year. The establishment will be able to accommodate up to 1,000 children with approximately 250 employees at any one time.