ARTS & CULTURE | Saudi Arabia Opens Entry For Cultural Ideas Contest

RIYADH – – The Saudi Minister of Culture has announced the opening of electronic registration for a cultural ideas contest offering prizes of up to SR 300,000 ($80,000).

Participants are being asked to put forward proposal for creative and innovative activities at festivals and events being staged in the Kingdom. Cash awards will be made to entrants judged to have come with the three best ideas and e-registration for the competition is open at https://engage.moc.gov.sa/ideathon

The country’s first Cultural Ideas Marathon is part of the Quality of Life Program that seeks to achieve the targets of the Vision 2030 reform plan and marks – the launch of the activities of the ministry’s Cultural Ideas Center.

Th marathon, held in financial partnership with NCB, is aimed to developing advanced ideas 

A five – day screening process will begin on Jan.11, with the results of the participating teams being announced on Jan.16. The following day the team formation phase will start based on the results of the screening.

The marathon will start on Jan.18 and its activities will last for five days, interspersed by workshops, talks, and guidance session so as to help teams prepare their ideas for presentation before  judges. Final results and selection of the three wining will take place on Jan.26.

Organizers have split the contest into 11 cultural categories of museums, heritage, fashion, libraries, literature and publishing, culinary arts, visual arts, architecture and design, theatre and performing arts, and music.

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