Support Hanadi Hassan – the first Qatari woman to be a comedian

October 19, 2010 at 11:34 am (Qatari culture, women) ()

Born and raised in Qatar, Hanadi Hassan, is 23 years-old. Currently she is working as an administrative assistant for a petrochemical plant. She is also a freelance makeup artist who has worked on many shoots, including a major event with an event management company.

Hanadi is an upcoming standup comedian who has participated in local talent shows (Doha Tweetups), and joined one stand-up competition (Karak Talk) and was one of the winners. The cpmedians who inspire her the most are Dave Chappelle, Eddie Murphy’s Raw and Delirious stand up performances, and comedy shows like Seinfeld and Will & Grace.

Her favorite quote is:

“What did the 5 fingers say to the face?” Slap! – Dave Chappelle

check out her blog and the man behind this and other comedians


Permalink 6 Comments