Wednesday 9, September 2015

Dubai – MENA Herald: OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, is joining forces with National Geographic Channel HD, the most-loved factual entertainment brand, to give families the best of edutainment content and experiences through a series of events, held for the first time across the region, with its first stop in The Dubai Mall.

Visitors will be in for a treat as they’re given a teaser of the popular series Brain Games through National Geographic Channel’s ‘Entertain Your Brain’ optical illusion gallery, which will be held from September 10 to 29, 2015 at The Waterfall Atrium in The Dubai Mall.

Fresh off of its US tour, the ‘Entertain Your Brain’ optical illusion gallery offers visitors the rare opportunity to explore the puzzling and fascinating world within their own heads through optical illusions that unravel surprising scientific facts. Whether they’re levitating, exploring an upside-down room, shrinking to fit into a tiny chair or serving their heads up on a platter, visitors will come away from The Dubai Mall with once-in-a-lifetime experiences that won’t be easily forgotten.

“National Geographic Channel is known for entertaining its audiences through smart and innovative programming. The optical illusion gallery is our way of offering National Geographic fans an immersive experience developed around one such popular series – Brain Games is now in season 4. And we’re thrilled to have OSN as our partner in delivering such experiences,” said Sanjay Raina, General Manager, Fox International Channels, Middle East and North Africa.

Steve Copestake, Senior Vice President – Marketing, OSN said: “National Geographic Channel is one of the leading factual entertainment channels in the region, especially among youth. This event highlights OSN’s commitment to not only to deliver premium family entertainment but also to bring insightful and fun experiences across the region. We have lined up a calendar of events to bring exclusive experiences across the region until the end of the year, with the exhibition to tour Saudi Arabia and Kuwait next. OSN is committed to providing engaging TV experiences that are educational, entertaining and thrilling.”

“As the world’s most-visited family retail and entertainment destination, we focus on bringing innovative new experiences for our visitors. The optical illusion gallery by OSN and National Geographic Channel is a key attraction this month and will add to the compelling array of educational and inspirational attractions at the mall. We are confident that the innovative event will be appreciated by families and youth, and offer them interesting insights on the power of the human brain,” said a spokesperson of The Dubai Mall.

The exclusive event, organised in collaboration with The Dubai Mall, will see the participation of some of the biggest celebrities in the television industry, such as Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef, WWE star Daniel Bryan and various Rugby World Cup stars. Visitors will also be able to share their experiences on social media by using the hashtag #OSNNatGeoBrain.

In addition to National Geographic Channel HD, Nat Geo Wild and Nat Geo People are also available on OSN.

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