Experts: Rainy Season To Further Threaten Beirut Heritage

BEIRUT - Restoring Beirut’s damaged architectural heritage following the devastating August explosion will take hundreds of millions of dollars and costs will quickly rise if no action is taken ahead of the onset of the rainy season in less than two months, international experts warned Tuesday. An international coalition of museums and heritage protection groups … Continue reading Experts: Rainy Season To Further Threaten Beirut Heritage

ARTS & CULTURE | Saudi Film Festival Announces Jury Members

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The organizing committee of the Saudi Film Festival on Tuesday announced the name of the jury for competitions in the upcoming festival. The festival, organized by Ithra in collaboration with the Film Authority of the Saudi Culture Ministry, will be held virtually from Sept.1-6 and broadcast online. Interviews with filmmakers … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | Saudi Film Festival Announces Jury Members

CULTURE | Government Buildings Across Saudi Arabia Must Display Saudi Art

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - A royal decree starts that government office and agencies in Saudi Arabia must nod display art by Saudi Artists. The announcement that Saudi art should be displayed within government buildings comes after a proposal by the Minister of Culture to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, which included a list of … Continue reading CULTURE | Government Buildings Across Saudi Arabia Must Display Saudi Art

ARTS & CULTURE | Louvre Abu Dhabi To Re-Open June 24

ABU DHABI – Tickets can now be purchased on Louvre Abu Dhabi’s website ahead of the museum’s reopening this Wednesday, June 24. Visitors will once again be able to experience Louvre Abu Dhabi’s world – class collection and view its latest international exhibition, Furusiyya: The Art of Chivalry between East and West, which will run … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | Louvre Abu Dhabi To Re-Open June 24

Culture In Quarantine | Saudi Cultural Ministry Concludes ‘Reading Marathon’ Initiative

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Ministry of Culture concluded its ‘Reading Marathon’ initiative with a record 606,000 pages read. The six-week event witnessed an unprecedented participation of readers from all segments of society. Launched in late April, the ministry’s initiative comes as part of its ‘Culture in Quarantine’ project, aimed at raising awareness about … Continue reading Culture In Quarantine | Saudi Cultural Ministry Concludes ‘Reading Marathon’ Initiative

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 | 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 | 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

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

ARTS & CULTURE | Abu Dhabi Classics Performers

ABU DHABI | UAE - - The ninth Abu Dhabi Classics Festival will take place from Jan.28 to Feb.7 with a stellar lineup of performers from around the world. Svetlana Zakhar Widely regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of her generation, Svetlana Zakharova gained international recognition  as a prima ballerina performing the Russian ballet … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | Abu Dhabi Classics Performers