YouTube is moving out of online and is coming live on red carpet!. This great video sharing website is going to stream the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) on December 4th live. That is not all as it will also stream the Red Carpet Opening on December 7th. The Closing Awards Ceremonies can be watched live by tuning in to the YouTube site.
The DIFF will carry the credit of being the first among the entertainment events that will be streamed lively from the Middle East region. YouTube has already made live streaming for other important events from across the world like the Royal Wedding of Prince William with Catherine Middleton this year.
The Chairman of the DIFF, Abdulhamid Juma said that they are thrilled to club with Google to bring about this DIFF to the global audience of YouTube and he also thanks the capacity and power of internet and video. The exclusive and extraordinary online coverage of YouTube will offer the visitors across the world a wonderful opportunity to watch the star-studded festival. DIFF will cover about 200 films from about 45 countries and some globally famous ones as well.
The web content in Arabic has experienced an impressive growth rate and the its use also has faced an increase of about 2500% in a decade. In Twitter alone, Arabic usage is increased by about 2000% in a year. This same condition of growth applies even to the YouTube views from the Middle East and it is estimated to be doubled in one year. YouTube launched its regional versions for the Middle East countries like Yemen, Tunis, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Jordan, Egypt and Algeria in 2011 and most of these countries are involved in the DIFF.