Cirque du Soleil to perform at QBWA award gala

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Qatar Business Women Award (QBWA) has announced its gala award ceremony will feature the famed performance group, Cirque du Soleil who have conceived an exclusive performance tailored to this prestigious event. This ceremony revealing the 2008 award winners will be held on February 25 at the Ritz Carlton.

Launched in December 2007 under the auspices of H H Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Misnad, the QBWA focuses on women who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and managerial qualities in their fields. The QBWA is a partnership comprising Qatar Shell, the Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI) and the Qatari Businesswomen Forum (QBWF). Cirque du Soleil is a touring performance troupe of international artists that fuses circus styles from around the world with live music, performers and a central theme and storyline. The show’s passion for creativity and innovation has redefined performance entertainment and thrilled audiences around the world. Headquartered in Quebec, Canada, Cirque du Soleil has won over one hundred awards and distinctions for both its touring and resident shows.

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