Hamad International Airport to hold $6.8 million teddy bear

Hamad International Airport to hold $6.8 million teddy bear

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By whykaykay

A $6.8 million giant teddy bear will be available for viewing by visitors passing through Doha's new Hamad International Airport when it officially opens for commercial flights some time next year. 

According to Arabian Business, the sculpture "has been bought by a member of Qatar’s royal family, is already in place at the airport."

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The Urs Fischer sculpture, which weighs 35,000 pounds and stands 23 feet tall, was previously displayed in front of the Seagram Building on New York’s Park Avenue.

The teddy bear was auctioned off at Christie’s New York for just over $6.8m earlier this year.

Source: Arabian Business | Photo Credit: Abdulla Almesleh & Brian Candy

By ProudlyMoroccan• 10 Apr 2014 10:59
ProudlyMoroccan

But why to buy a such thing whith a such amount ???

By landloverreview• 17 Dec 2013 15:12
landloverreview

In my opinion...what a waste..

Israaf..

By Doeyeha• 17 Dec 2013 13:29
Doeyeha

ouch!!!...i dont know if i feel good about it or i feel bad..its kinda complex feeling by the way...lol

By sajidhvk• 17 Dec 2013 10:05
sajidhvk

Quite RIDICULOUS

By sarathbp• 17 Dec 2013 09:51
Rating: 4/5
sarathbp

Atleast they can put an Oryx statue there. And it is placed at new Market place area.. It is such a pathetic option.

By Molten Metal• 17 Dec 2013 09:19
Rating: 2/5
Molten Metal

If It appreciates 50 % annually .... it's a good investment ....

Tue, 17.12.2013, 09.19 hrs ..

By britexpat• 17 Dec 2013 09:10
britexpat

The bear looks big and cuddly - just like my Cuban Shotputter. and she was much cheaper to boot.

By febamariyam• 17 Dec 2013 08:43
febamariyam

iam working in new airport.i saw this..horrible...y they r spending this much money for this?

By febamariyam• 17 Dec 2013 08:43
febamariyam

iam working in new airport.i saw this..horrible...y they r spending this much money for this?

By Rizks• 17 Dec 2013 07:39
Rizks

and why place it in the Hamad Intl Airport ? :(

To scare the visitors when they arrive in this country ? :(

Would be better if they had situated tat fluffy bear on top of Aspirt Tower to scare the piegons and falcons...:(

By gerarra• 17 Dec 2013 07:25
gerarra

TED

By FathimaH• 16 Dec 2013 22:30
FathimaH

My daughter's reaction to this 6.8 million teddy: "I have MUCH more cuter bears for cheaper" Well it's gotta beat the Zidane headbutt statue by the corniche!

By just1s• 16 Dec 2013 17:48
just1s

worth to buy, there might be some kind of treasure inside that teddy bear.

By Anonymous• 16 Dec 2013 17:44

That's what I would buy if I had $6.8 million. Money well spent.

By muhammad yasir siddiqui• 16 Dec 2013 17:11
muhammad yasir siddiqui

if u want I will show you the picture :P

is this really that much expensive :o

By ghazalz• 16 Dec 2013 17:01
ghazalz

Shivering~~~

By Sarcophegus• 16 Dec 2013 16:48
Rating: 3/5
Sarcophegus

Well %^*! me.... good use of money, a $6.8 million teddy bear..... Yes I know that world hunger is a thing of the past and everyone has a roof over his head in this world and enjoys a warm shower and croissants for breakfast, so why not!

By BOXBE16DOBARA• 16 Dec 2013 16:39
BOXBE16DOBARA

Blank stare

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