ENTERTAINMENT | Opera Star Bocelli To Sing From Empty

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli, one of the world’s most famous tenors, will perform from Milan’s empty Duomo cathedral on Eastern Sunday in a livestreamed concert intended as a symbol of love, hope and healing amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Bocelli will be accompanied only by the cathedral organist, Emanuele Vianelli playing … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Opera Star Bocelli To Sing From Empty

ENTERTAINMENT | DISNEY+ Content To Make Exclusive Middle East Debut On OSN

Walt Disney Co’s Diseny+ content will be available for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa on regional pay television and online streaming provider OSN from April 9. RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Dubai –headquarter has signed a ‘long-term’ exclusive distribution rights agreement, OSN Chief Executive Patrick Tillieux told Reuters by telephone, … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | DISNEY+ Content To Make Exclusive Middle East Debut On OSN

ROYALS | Meghan Markle Narrating Elephant Documentary On Diseny+

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - The Duchess of Sussex has narrated an upcoming documentary about elephants, titled ‘Elephant’,  for Disney’s streaming service, Disney +, and it becomes available watch on April 3. ‘Disneynature’s Elephant, an Original Movie narrated by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, starts streaming April 3, only #DisneyPlus’, the medica company announced on … Continue reading ROYALS | Meghan Markle Narrating Elephant Documentary On Diseny+

ARTS & CULTURE | Saudi Arabia Is Launching An Art Residency Programme For Emerging Artists

JEDDAH - Jeddah Historical District will soon be home  to Art Residency Albalad, a six-week-long programme for which seven participants have been sought out, marking the pilot of a five-cycle-long initiative announced by the Saudi Ministry of Culture. The final shortlist of applicants will be carved down to five artists, one writer and one curator. … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | Saudi Arabia Is Launching An Art Residency Programme For Emerging Artists

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | 2020 Daytime Emmys Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced on Thursday that due to the coronavirus outbreak it has postponed the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, which had been scheduled for June. ‘Given out concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided that we will not be staging the … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | 2020 Daytime Emmys Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

ENTERTAINMENT | Netflix Slowing Down In Europe To Save Internet From Crashing As Coronavirus Ramp Up At-Home Streaming

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The coronavirus has left millions around the globe staying indoors to self-quarantine, of course leading to a major spike in at-home viewing on streaming services as Netflix. Now, after European Commissioner Thierry Breton revealed that he’s been in talks with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings about the importance of reducing high-definition … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Netflix Slowing Down In Europe To Save Internet From Crashing As Coronavirus Ramp Up At-Home Streaming

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Cannes Film Festival Postponed Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – France’s renowned Canned Film Festival has been postponed. Organizers of cinema’s largest annual gathering, scheduled to take place May 12-23, said Thursday that they are considering moving the festical to the end of June or the beginning of July. ‘As soon as the development of the French and international health … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Cannes Film Festival Postponed Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic