ART & CULTURE

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Louvre Abu Dhabi’s ‘Singing Trees’ Highlights Environment Awareness

ABU DHABI – Tomorrow, Louvre Abu Dhabi and Thetre du Chatelet, with the support of Bloomberg Philanthropies, will launch the world premiere of Singing Trees,  a new interactive installation created by award-winning digital artists from London, Umbrellium, in collaboration with Paris’ Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/MUSIC, IRCAM, and independent producer, Katherine Jewkes. Combining … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Louvre Abu Dhabi’s ‘Singing Trees’ Highlights Environment Awareness

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Dubai Culture To Present A Series Of Films At ‘Al Marmoom: Film In The Desert’

DUBAI – – Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, Dubai Culture, will present a series of films at the first edition of ‘Al Marmoom: Film in the Desert’, which will take place from 4th – 7th March in the Al Marmoom Desert. As part of Dubai Art Season, the event aligns with the new cultural vision … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Dubai Culture To Present A Series Of Films At ‘Al Marmoom: Film In The Desert’

ARTS & CULTURE |Invader’s ‘Rubik Mona Lisa’ Beats Estimate At Paris Auction

PARIS | FRANCE – – A French street artist’s interpretation of the Mona Lisa made of 330 Rubik’s Cubes sold for 480,200 euros on Sunday at a modern art auction in Paris, well above presale estimates of up to 150,000 euros, organizers Artcurial said. The 2005 artwork by anonymous street artist Invader uses the plastic … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE |Invader’s ‘Rubik Mona Lisa’ Beats Estimate At Paris Auction

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Red Sea International Film Festival Reveals Details Of Its First Edition

JEDDAH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Red Sea International Film Festival announced on Monday the program details, competition lineup and industry initiatives of its first edition at a press conference held in Al-Balad Historic Jeddah, Bait Qabil. Set to take place March 12-21 at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Festival will shed light on … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Red Sea International Film Festival Reveals Details Of Its First Edition

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Netflix Will Stream Six Saudi Films Worldwide This February

MILAN | ITALY – – As awards season draws to a close and most of the winning films have already debuted in the region, many of us are looking for the next cinematic masterpieces to add to our thinning watch list. However, Netflix is coming to rescue later this month with the addition of six … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Netflix Will Stream Six Saudi Films Worldwide This February

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Red Sea Film Festival Unveils Official Poster

JEDDAH | SAUDI ARABIA – – The Red Sea International Festival on Monday unveiled the official poster of its inaugural edition, which will begin on March 12. The 10 – day event will feature a number of local and regional movies. The official poster features an image of Saudi ballerina Samira Al-Khamis emerging from the … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Red Sea Film Festival Unveils Official Poster

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Cabinet Launches 11 New Cultural Development Authorities For Kingdom

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA  – – Eleven new Saudi cultural authorities responsible for developing sectors such as fashion, film, music, heritage and arts are to be set up in the Kingdom. Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al-Saud on Tuesday thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the Cabinet’s … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Cabinet Launches 11 New Cultural Development Authorities For Kingdom

EVENTS | This Saudi Modern Art Exhibition Is Shining A Spotlight On Sustainability

As the global spotlight on climate change continues to shine brighter, artists in Saudi Arabia aim to tackle the ongoing environmental crisis and increase dialogues on sustainability in the Middle East through 21, 39 Jeddah Arts, an almost three – month – long contemporary art festival featuring gallery exhibitions, workshops, and panel discussions with many … Continue reading EVENTS | This Saudi Modern Art Exhibition Is Shining A Spotlight On Sustainability

SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Crown Prince Receives UNESCO Chief Audrey Azoulay

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – – Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Thursday received Andrey Auzoulay, the Director – General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). During the meeting, they reviewed Saudi Initiatives and programs in the field of cultural and means of enhancing bilateral cooperation in line with the Kingdom’s … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Crown Prince Receives UNESCO Chief Audrey Azoulay

SAUDI ARABIA | King Abdulaziz University to Host 5th University Theater Festival

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – – King Abdulaziz University will host the activities of the 5th Gulf University Theater Festival for universities and institutions of the higher education in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, under the patronage of Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammad Al Al-Sheikh, and in collaboration with the GCC Secretariat … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | King Abdulaziz University to Host 5th University Theater Festival

OSCARS | Syrian Documentary, “For Sama”, Bags Oscar Nomination

MILAN | ITALY – Syrian documentary, “For Sama”, was nominated for an Academy Award on Monday. The film is the first feature documentary by Emmy Award-winning filmmakers, Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts. It is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her … Continue reading OSCARS | Syrian Documentary, “For Sama”, Bags Oscar Nomination

BREAKING NEWS | “Mohammed Bin Salman Project For Historical Mosques Renovation” Covers 130 Mosques in Saudi Arabia

BREAKING NEWS | “Mohammed Bin Salman Project For Historical Mosques Renovation” Covers 130 Mosques in Saudi Arabia RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – “Mohammed Bin Salman Project for Historical Mosques Renovation” achieved development and rehabilitation of all mosques of the first of the project which reached 30 mosques in 10 region of the Kingdom of Saudi … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | “Mohammed Bin Salman Project For Historical Mosques Renovation” Covers 130 Mosques in Saudi Arabia

ART, CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Film Festival Opens Accreditation

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – – The Red Sea International Film Festival has opened accreditation to attend the festival, which will be held in Jeddah between March 12 and 21. Accreditation badges will be distributed in four categories: Filmmakers, people working in the Film and TV industries, students and media representatives and journalists. The festival … Continue reading ART, CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Film Festival Opens Accreditation

SAUDI ARABIA | 2020 Will Be Year Of Arabic Calligraphy In Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan announced on Wednesday that 2020 will be designated as the “Year of Arabic Calligraphy”. The announcement was made on the United Nations’ World Arabic Language Day. The Year of Arabic Calligraphy will be a celebration of the ancient art, … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | 2020 Will Be Year Of Arabic Calligraphy In Saudi Arabia