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

EMIRATES | Nominations Close For Abu Dhabi Awards

ABU DHABI | UAE – The Abu Dhabi Awards organizing committee has announced the end of the nomination period for the Awards’ 10th cycle following a successful campaign that saw community – wide participation. For the first time in its 15-year history, the nomination process for the Abu Dhabi Awards was completely digitized. This change … Continue reading EMIRATES | Nominations Close For Abu Dhabi Awards

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

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Everything You Need To Know About Saudi Arabia’s Winter At Tantora Festival

Everything You Need To Know About Saudi Arabia’s Winter At Tantora Festival The Winter Season in the Middle East brings with it the best of what the region has to offer in the form of cultural events. Both tourists and residents can expect an uncountable number of concerts, fashion events, art exhibitions, racing events as … Continue reading ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Everything You Need To Know About Saudi Arabia’s Winter At Tantora Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Film Wins Jury Prize At Marrakech International Film Festival

Saudi film “Last Visit” won the jury award at Marrakech International Film Festival. Directed by Abdulmohsen Al-Dhabaan, it tells the story of an inter-generational conflict between a grandfather, father and son about establishing a life between the capital, Riyadh, and a distant village, and the differences in traditions between the two regions. Upon receiving news … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Film Wins Jury Prize At Marrakech International Film Festival