WORLD NEWS | Practice Does Not Always Make Perfect, Finds Study Of Violinists

JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA - With blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that practice does not, necessarily, make perfect. A study of violinists found that merely good players practiced as much as, if not more than, better players, leaving others factors such as quality of tuition, learning skills and perhaps … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Practice Does Not Always Make Perfect, Finds Study Of Violinists

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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”

FASHION | Unmissable New Balenciaga Exhibition Now Open In Madrid

“A good fashion designer must be an architect for the patterns, a sculptor for the shape, a painter for the designs, a musician for the harmony and a philosopher for the fit” Cristobal Balenciaga Cristobal Balenciaga was the greatest fashion designer of  all time and continue to be a major influence on fashion today, according … Continue reading FASHION | Unmissable New Balenciaga Exhibition Now Open In Madrid

Entertainment & Arts | Descendent of Arab Musical Legend Brings Nostalgia to Lebanese Festival

Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanon’s traditional summer festivals harked back to the Arab world’s musical past this year, highlighted by a performance by the great-granddaughter of the legendary 1930s diva Asmahan in a mountain palace. Asmahan captivated audience at a moment when European colonialism had replaced the Ottoman Empire, and cultural icons reached the masses via … Continue reading Entertainment & Arts | Descendent of Arab Musical Legend Brings Nostalgia to Lebanese Festival

KSA | Saudi Minister Of Culture Welcomes Task Of Organizing Janadriyah Festival

Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, July 18, 2019 – Saudi Culture Minister Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan on Tuesday welcomed the Cabinet decision to give his ministry the responsibility of organizing the annual Janadriyah Festival. Before this decision, the Ministry of National Guard was responsible for the organization of his annual cultural event. The culture minister … Continue reading KSA | Saudi Minister Of Culture Welcomes Task Of Organizing Janadriyah Festival

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

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