QF Radio to mark anniversary with new exciting plans, quiz

January 23, 2013 - 6:17:35 am

Qatar University President Prof Sheikha Abdulla Al Misnad taking part in a QF Radio programme.

DOHA: QF Radio will air a special anniversary segment today that will offer the chance for listeners to win several fabulous prizes.

The programme will also include an exciting announcement about the station’s future plans.

Qatar Foundation’s Media Center Manager Saad Al Hudaifi, and presenter Fatima Al Dosari, will kick off the station’s anniversary celebrations at 3pm with a live two-hour broadcast in Arabic. 

Both the Arabic and English segments will take on a similar format, with the same prizes presented to six winners.

Popular hosts Scott Boyes and Laura Finnerty will then keep the English-speaking audience entertained during a two-hour live show by asking them a series of amusing questions, and sharing interesting insights and reports.

English listeners are encouraged to call in from 6pm to 8pm and try their luck at answering one of the 60 multiple choice questions in less than 10 seconds. 

Those who answer correctly will have their name and phone number entered into a raffle draw. At the end of the competition, three names will be randomly selected from the winners.

The first prize winner will receive a round-trip business class ticket to Barcelona that includes accommodation at a five-star hotel, as well as a VIP ticket to watch a Barcelona game at Camp Nou. The second prize winner will be given a full professional diving suit with all necessary equipment, as well as a voucher for an Open Water Diver Course provided by PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors). The third prize winner will receive a voucher for the same course.

For social media enthusiasts, three additional scuba diving courses will be up for grabs. Participants can answer any of the questions posted on QF Radio’s Facebook and Twitter pages to qualify for a chance to win. 

The station’s social media profile is steadily rising, with almost 20,000 ‘likes’ on Facebook and around 2,700 followers on Twitter. The Peninsula