Hala February Festival 2015 kicked off on Friday, 16 January with a spectacular air show and a range of festivities, and the celebrations will continue till 8 February.
Friday morning saw the launch of the Festival’s opening shows with air shows in the sky above the Kuwait Towers as well as fantastic shopping sales. Moreover, people could even enjoy some traditional music and dance while they shopped for the best bargains.
During the month-long festival attendees can enjoy not only shopping, but also an array of music concerts, poetry recitals and cultural seminars, as well as a host of other activities.
Hala February is a promotion season which is believed to contribute positively to the national economy by offering numerous shopping opportunities, and huge sales in stores and other retail outlets. An the spending by visitors should reflect well on the economy.
Many people are of the opinion that in addition to the usual activities and events of Hala February, there needs to be a fresh influx of ideas to encourage more visitors to attend the Festival in addition to elevating the event's reputation in the region.