Monday, December 11, 2017

A new post at the Huffington Post: Camp Ka Champ!

July 27 2010

‘Dubai Idol,’ as the event is popularly known, gets a blurb in the local UAE papers around this time of year. The articles raise readers’ eyebrows, cause grins and evoke a warmth, perhaps out of self-righteous pity, toward Dubai’s most visible invisibles — the South Asian men who build, clean and guard Dubai’s buildings. The event’s official name is Camp Ka Champ (’Champ of the Camp’)…

Read the article here.

The stage and crowd in the Sonapur district of Dubai.
The stage and crowd in the Sonapur district of Dubai.

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