You are invited to the 5th Live It Up Conscious Dining experience with Ali Al Sayed
Wednesday August 29th, 2012
8:30 PM – 11:00pm (We kindly as that you please arrive on time)
Indo Thai Asian Restaurant, Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai
AED 500 per person**
For our 5th Conscious Dining experience, we are delighted to invite 12 guests only to spend an inspiring and insightful evening with a very special guest of honor, Ali Al Sayed who is Emirati Comedian and Founder of Viva Dubai Media Group and co-director of Dubomedy.
The focus of our dinner discussion will be about the wondrous art, science and skill behind the world of comedy and how excessive laughter can either prolong your life or can kill you!
Ali Al Sayed is an ‘all-rounder’ in the entertainment industry; Comedian, master of ceremonies, artist manager, journalist, director, producer, co-comedy teacher with a few extra tricks up his sleeve. He is a renown comedian in the region actingas Dubai’s first Local professional comedian. He was just named ‘one of the most influential comedians in the world’ by Toastmaster’s International Magazine. He has performed alongside great comics including Dean Edwards of SNL, Dean Obeidallah, Remy ‘Saudi in Audis’ creator, Sugar Sammy, Tommy Davidson of ‘In Living Color’, Hollywood legend Michael Winslow of ‘Police Academy’ movies and many more. He performed in, and co-produced, the first weekly Comedy and Variety Night in the UAE entitled ‘Monday Night Funnies’, got the crowd going at the 2010 EFFIE MENA Awards and Ahlan’s ‘Bestin Dubai’ Awards, performed in all three evenings of “The Hilarious Show” which featured top international comedians, headlined the ‘Academy of Joy Tour’, ‘World Expat Tour’ and ‘Boys Night Out’ as part of the UAE Comedy Rotana Tour which packed them in for 12 shows over a 2 month period. He also performed in New York as a featured comedian for the Comeback Dinner and Ceremony of the Hickok Belt Award. He recently performed to full houses in Lebanon and Qatar and is gearing up to perform with Aron Kader of Axis of Evil this month.
Ali has been a prominent figure in news and media, with news speeding all the way to the other side of the world, leaving his mark on the New York Times, as well as his own specials on Abu Dhabi TV and City 7. Ali has also been seen on MBC’s Morning Show- ‘Sabah Al Khair Ya Arab’, ‘Zahrat Al Khaleej’, Dubai One TV’s ‘Twenty Something’ , ‘Studio One’ and ‘Out and About’ , as well as segments on Al Hurra, Al Rai and OSN. He is currently the weekly comedy commentator on Abu Dhabi Sports TV’s show “The Beautiful Game” where he both writes and performs comedy material.
He’s the founder of the local entertainment company Viva Arts as well as co-directs Dubomedy Arts, an educational outlet building a community in the entertainment arena of Dubai. He successfully produced ‘DUBOMEDY International Performing Arts Festival 2010 and 2011 that proved to be promising and inspiring to many performers and audiences. He also produced ‘Funny Girls’ the first all female stand up comedy troupe and tour in the MENA Region. Al Sayed was invited as a part of the Dubomedy team to host Comedy workshops at the ‘3rd Annual Amman Stand-up Comedy Festival’, received rave reviews for his performance in Improv Revolution and recently co-produced the very first Comedy Festival in Abu Dhabi where he also performed to full houses.
Al Sayed has reached the stars by acting as a Diction Coach for the Hollywood actor ‘Navid Negahban’. He has also achieved acclaim and recognition for his Acting Coaching skills and persona on the sets of the First Emirati-Indian film, the first prize award winning movie at the Dubai International Film Festival (Muhr Awards) – ‘Mallal’; by the award winning director ‘Nayla Al Khaja’. Al Sayed was also selected along with his partner and now wife Mina Liccione, for ‘Ahlan’s Hot 100’ as Dubai’s Comedy Couple. Ali is currently working on TV and film projects and can be found performing in numerous live shows.