Saudi Arabia Celebrates First – Ever ‘Founding Day’ Holiday

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – People in Saudi Arabia are celebrating the first ever ‘Founding Day’ Holiday marking three centuries since the first Saudi state was established. Announce on January 27, the new public holiday is being heralded with various cultural events across the Kingdom. The first Saudi state was established by Imam Muhammed bin Saud … More Saudi Arabia Celebrates First – Ever ‘Founding Day’ Holiday

Saudi Arabia Donates $30M For Protection Of International Cultural Heritage

PARIS, France – Saudi authorities on Monday announced a donation of $30 million to support the work of the ALPH Foundation, the International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Areas. Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, the Kingdom’s minister of culture, made the announcement during the foundation’s second donors’ conference, which took place … More Saudi Arabia Donates $30M For Protection Of International Cultural Heritage

Al Ain Film Festival Celebrates Young Talents

Paris, France – The fourth edition of Al Ain Film Festival, scheduled between January 23 and 27 is set to screen 32 short films. The partaking films are distributed on three categories: Falcon Emirati Film, Falcon Student Films, and Falcon Resident Films, in addition to a primary contest, the Falcon Gulf Feature Film in which participate … More Al Ain Film Festival Celebrates Young Talents

Saudi Arabia Celebrates ‘Year Of Saudi Coffee’ At Expo 2020 Dubai

DUBAI – Saudi Arabia’ initiative designating 2022 as ‘Year of Saudi Coffee’ spilled over at its pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai with an information campaign emphasizing the importance of celebrating one of the Kingdom’s main elements of culture and folklore. A short film discussed the importance and status of coffee in Saudi society, with its different … More Saudi Arabia Celebrates ‘Year Of Saudi Coffee’ At Expo 2020 Dubai

Dolce & Gabbana Set To Stage Alta Moda Show In Saudi Arabia’s AlUla

MILAN, Italy – Dolce & Gabbana is set to present its Alta Moda, Alta Storia and Alta Gioielleria Collections via a unique fashion show in Saudi Arabia’s AlUla this January. The heritage site, situated in the northeast of the Kingdom, will play host to the luxury Italian fashion house’s haute couture show on Jan.27. The forthcoming runway … More Dolce & Gabbana Set To Stage Alta Moda Show In Saudi Arabia’s AlUla

Saudi Arabia’s Pavilion At Expo 2020 Dubai Receives Two Mln Visitors In 86 Days

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai announced that it received two million visitors in 86 days, nearly 30 percent of the total visitors to Expo since its October opening, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The Kingdom’s pavilion celebrated this milestone with fireworks and laser lights, the press agency said. … More Saudi Arabia’s Pavilion At Expo 2020 Dubai Receives Two Mln Visitors In 86 Days

Dubai Ruler Most Provide 554 Million Pounds To Settle UK Custody Case

LONDON – – Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al – Maktoum, has been ordered by the High Court in London to provide a British record of more than 554 million pounds ($773 million) to settle a custody battle with his ex – wife over their two children. The bulk of the massive award to … More Dubai Ruler Most Provide 554 Million Pounds To Settle UK Custody Case

Arabic Calligraphy Inscribed Into UNESCO Heritage List

PARIS, France – UNESCO on Tuesday added Arabic calligraphy, a key tradition in the Arab and Islamic worlds, to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list. A total of 16 Muslim – majority countries, led by Saudi Arabia, presented the nomination to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, witch announced the listing on Twitter. ‘Arabic calligraphy is … More Arabic Calligraphy Inscribed Into UNESCO Heritage List

Starting January 2022, UAE’s Weekends Will Be On Saturday And Sunday

According to brand new reports, the United Arab Emirates will move its weekend from Friday and Saturday to Saturday and Sunday from January 1, 2022. The reasoning behind the switch is to help the UAE align its systems with those of international business communities around the globe. However, the new work calendar will also keep … More Starting January 2022, UAE’s Weekends Will Be On Saturday And Sunday

Britain’s Prince Charles Calls For Protection Of Planet In Cairo Visit

PARIS, France – Britain’s Prince Charles appealed for a common effort to preserve the environment on Thursday after visiting Cairo and the Giza pyramids on the first of a two – day trip to Egypt. After arriving in the Egyptian capital from Jordan, Charles and his wife Camilla were received by President Abdel Fattah al – … More Britain’s Prince Charles Calls For Protection Of Planet In Cairo Visit