Nemr Abou Nassar
Al-Markazia hosts the Star Standup Comedian Nemr Abou Nassar in the Kingdom of Jordan Spreading a spirit of positivity and interaction with global comedic art Amman, Jordan April 2016: Al-Markazia, the sole distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Hino trucks in Jordan, hosted the Lebanese/American standup comedian Nemr Abou Nassar, as part of his tour which kicked off in the United States and will continue to include, besides Amman, a number of Arab countries. The event, which was hosted at the Royal Cultural Palace in Amman, was co-organized by the company “Band across Borders”, and came within the framework of #ToyotaComedy. Through this platform, Al-Markazia has been keen on embracing and supporting different arts, especially comedy and standup comedy, in order to spread a spirit of positivity among the Jordanian people, and the youth in particular. Toyota Comedy utilizes humor and entertainment to shed light on many important issues in Jordanian society. The event constituted the perfect opportunity for local comedians and talents to interact with Abou Nassar and benefit from his international experience. After all this is central to Toyota Comedy’s strategy, which focuses on hosting international artists and Standup Comedians in Jordan. The Sales and Marketing Director and Deputy General Manager at Al-Markazia Nadim Haddad commented on the event saying: “AL-Markazia is completely determined, through its #ToyotaComedy platform to support comedic arts and to improve the Jordanian art scene in general, by hosting bands and international stars and allowing them to interact with local talents. We aspire to ensure that Jordanians, especially the younger generations, are acquainted with all arts, comedy and standup comedy in particular. After all, this kind of art mimics the style of the youth in terms of their preferred means of self-expression”. Al-Markazia held three interactive contests with the audience before the event started. It also provided an opportunity for the audience to discover the new RAV 4 by Toyota, which was displayed in the reception hall. Car lovers were given an opportunity to take a closer look at the latest model of Hybrid cars and its special features.