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

EMIRATES | Islamic Architecture Workshops Launch At Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre

MILAN | ITALY – The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, SZGMC, launched  a new cultural programme entitled “Ewan El Jami”, a series of workshops that cover the aesthetics of Islamic art and architectural design. The workshops within the programme different age groups and segments of the society, and focus on the unique aspects of Islamic … Continue reading EMIRATES | Islamic Architecture Workshops Launch At Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre