EMIRATES | Abu Dhabi Creates $163 Million Fund For “Mega-Events”

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Abu Dhabi launched a new 600 million dirhams ($163.4) “mega events” fund to finance potential global entertainment partners as part of its strategy to boost tourism and diversify the economy away from oil. The capital of the United Arab Emirates is already spending billions of dollars on industry, tourism and infrastructure … Continue reading EMIRATES | Abu Dhabi Creates $163 Million Fund For “Mega-Events”

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ARTS| A Rare Tiara Designed For A Romanov Coronation Goes On Display

The cornet is part of the seven piece Devonshire Parure, an 88-gem masterpiece you can now see for yourself at Sotheby’s What do you wear to the crowning of an Emperator? In 1856, the Countess of Granville didn’t need to think too much about it. She was to accompany her husband’s uncle, the 6th Duke … Continue reading ARTS| A Rare Tiara Designed For A Romanov Coronation Goes On Display

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia | Minister of Culture Meets British Treasury Secretary

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Minister of Culture, who is also Governor of the Royal Commission for the Province of Al-Ula, met with British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philippe Hammond. During the meeting, they discuss files of common interest between Saudi Arabia and Britain in the cultural fields and the … Continue reading Kingdom of Saudi Arabia | Minister of Culture Meets British Treasury Secretary

ARTS | Myanmar’s Temple City Bagan Awarded UNESCO World Heritage

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Began as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing. The decision recognizes the importance of the central Myanmar site – which includes more than 3,500 stupas, temples, monasteries and … Continue reading ARTS | Myanmar’s Temple City Bagan Awarded UNESCO World Heritage

ARTS | Ancient Iraqi City Of Babylon Designated UNESCO World Heritage Site

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by Iraq. It was a metropolis in ancient Mesopotamia that became one of the most important sited in … Continue reading ARTS | Ancient Iraqi City Of Babylon Designated UNESCO World Heritage Site

ARTS | Bulgari Exhibit In Rome Features “La Dolce Vita” – Era Jewels

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Glamorous jewelry and vintage fashion from “La dolce Vita” era are the star attractions of Bulgari’s new exhibition in Rome. The exhibition “Bvlgari, the story, the dream” includes the diamond-and-sapphire sautoir necklace that Hollywood star Richard Burton gave Elizabeth Taylor during their stormy love affair. The exhibition is hosted in two … Continue reading ARTS | Bulgari Exhibit In Rome Features “La Dolce Vita” – Era Jewels

Auto DraftKingdom Of Saudi Arabia | Jeddah To Host Red Sea International Film Festival In March 2020

Jedahh, Saudi Arabia – The Red Sea International Film Festival announced that the inaugural edition will be held from March 12-21, 2020, in the old town of Jeddah, on the Saudi Arabia Red Sea coast. Freshly released details by the Festival disclosed more information on its previously announced Red Sea Lodge script and feature lab, … Continue reading Auto DraftKingdom Of Saudi Arabia | Jeddah To Host Red Sea International Film Festival In March 2020