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Yemen: TEDx Finally in Sanaa!

There is great excitement in Yemen and among netizens that TEDx has reached Sanaa after the license to stage the event was finally obtained on July 13, 2012. “The TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level,” says the program.

Thus many Yemenis will get the chance to share their dreams, experiences and ideas with each other and the world in December 2012.

This video posted by TedxTalks explains in short powerful words what Tedx is all about.

Here are some of the Yemeni reactions on Twitter:

@Dhman_1: Finally ‪#TEDxSanaa‬ ‪#Yemen‬ SoOn ^__^

@Ghatis: i always said, that no news is good news, specially in the last Year, but finally i heard something good about ‪#Yemen‬ ‪#TEDxSanaa‬

TEDx Sanaa

Countdown for TEDx Sanaa begins

@Afrahnasser: One of the most popular “ideas worth spreading” events around the world is going to ‪#Yemen‬ – ‪#TedxSanaa‬ is i

@Sarah_Sanaa: Reason why I am excited abt ‪#TEDxSanaa‬ is that it is a great way to fight extreme ideologies simply with a platform for knowledge ‪#Yemen‬

@A4Mai: @tedxsanaa is having the 1st Tedx in Sanaa to highlight innovative ideas and entrepreneurs. Join in to showcase your big idea.

@almuraisy: من أسعد الأخبار الأخيرة عن اليمن.. قريبًا سيكون لنا نسختنا الخاصة من تيدكس ‎@TedxSanaa متفائل كثيرًا بهذه الفعالية.. ترقبوا التفاصيل تباعًا
One of the most happy news about Yemen lately ..soon we will have our own version of TEDx @TEDxSanaa I am very optimistic about this event.. Follow detailed updates.

@WomanfromYemen: Support @tedxsanaa by providing ideas for inspiration, thoughts & support. ‪#Yemen‬ ‪#tedxsanaa‬

@tedxsanaa: The countdown has begun for the preparation of the first ‪#TedxSanaa‬ conference in ‪#Yemen‬. Join our page on Facebook now

This is the first promotional video posted by TEDxSanaa announcing that TEDx is finally coming to Yemen on December 31, 2012.

For more updates you can follow TEDxSanaa on Twitter and on this hashtag #TedxSanaa and join their Facebook page.

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  • […] note. The TEDxSanaa team succeeded in staging, for the first time in Yemen, an inspirational TEDx event in Sanaa on December 31 under the befitting slogan “Inspiring […]

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