CULTURE | Google’s New Tool Lets You Translate Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – If you’ve ever wondered what messages the Ancient Egyptians were trying to convey with their hieroglyphics, Google’s new tool might just be able to help. In celebration of the anniversary of the discovery of the Rosetta Stone, Google Arts and Culture has released a new AI-powered symbols and characters into … Continue reading CULTURE | Google’s New Tool Lets You Translate Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics

ARTS & CULTURE | Thunaiyat Al-Diriyah Foundation is KSA’s First Art Biennale

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi minister of culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan just established Al – Diriyah Biennale Foundation for Contemporary Art, the first art biennale to be set in Saudi Arabia. The biennale will focus on two central themes: an exhibition of contemporary art for the first edition set for 2021 … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | Thunaiyat Al-Diriyah Foundation is KSA’s First Art Biennale

ARTS & CULTURE | Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre Launches Remote Guided Cultural Tours

ABU DHABI – Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre launched remote cultural tours at the mosque in line with precautionary measures taken in the UAE to protect the society, following the spread of the coronavirus. The leading global cultural destination annually receives over 6 million worshippers and visitors of various cultures all across the globe. All … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre Launches Remote Guided Cultural Tours

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 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 & 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

SAUDI ARABIA | Minister Of Culture Announces National Cultural Awards For Saudi Talents

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA  - - Prince Badr Bin Abdullah Bin Farhan, Minister of Culture, has announced the initiative of the National Cultural Awards to celebrate the achievements of Saudi talents in all sixteen major cultural sectors approved by the Ministry. The Minister said that the National Cultural Awards are an extension of the appreciation … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | Minister Of Culture Announces National Cultural Awards For Saudi Talents

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

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Is Hosting The World’s First Ever Desert Polo Tournament

Al Ula Desert Polo is set to make its debut on 16 January 2020, as part of the Winter at Tantora Cultural Festival. Saudi Arabia is set to host a brand new concept of world polo early next year, symbolic of a major milestone in the Kingdom’s burgeoning sporting and social journey. Not only is … Continue reading ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Is Hosting The World’s First Ever Desert Polo Tournament

EMIRATES | Khalid Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Visits “Abu Dhabi Art”

ABU DHABI|UAE – The Patron of the Abu Dhabi Art 2019, H.H.Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, has visited the leading art fair, taking place from 21-23 November at Manarat Al Saadiyat. During his tour of the exhibits, His … Continue reading EMIRATES | Khalid Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Visits “Abu Dhabi Art”