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I first met Peyman and Mohamed at TEDxTokyo 2011 – they’d sent us a mail out of the blue asking if they could attend. Whilst we receive a lot of these kinds of emails (and can only grant seats to a limited number of them) there was something about the mail from these emirate brothers that stood out. Curious, we invited them to join us.
About a year later Twinkle and I worked with them on producing a pilot episode of a social TV series, Peeta Planet, which at that time was without sponsors.
Fast forward to 2013 and the dream of Peeta Planet becoming a full series on mainstream TV is now a reality. Their first series, showing weekly on Dubai One & on affiliated networks across the region, has taken them to Singapore, Istanbul, Dublin, Seoul, Tokyo, Bangkok.
It was whilst in Tokyo that they spent some time with TwinkleTame and I – first having a picnic under the cherry trees (hanami), and then carrying out a running art project in the shape of the Burj Khalifa – the world’s tallest building (check out the Google+ Hangout recording of that here.