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

Culture In Quarantine | Saudi Cultural Ministry Concludes ‘Reading Marathon’ Initiative

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Ministry of Culture concluded its ‘Reading Marathon’ initiative with a record 606,000 pages read. The six-week event witnessed an unprecedented participation of readers from all segments of society. Launched in late April, the ministry’s initiative comes as part of its ‘Culture in Quarantine’ project, aimed at raising awareness about … Continue reading Culture In Quarantine | Saudi Cultural Ministry Concludes ‘Reading Marathon’ Initiative

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 | Saudi Cabinet Launches 11 New Cultural Development Authorities For Kingdom

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA  - - Eleven new Saudi cultural authorities responsible for developing sectors such as fashion, film, music, heritage and arts are to be set up in the Kingdom. Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al-Saud on Tuesday thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the Cabinet’s … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Cabinet Launches 11 New Cultural Development Authorities For Kingdom

KSA | Saudi Visa On Arrival For Tourists With U.S., U.S., E.U. Visas

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) announced that visitors with entry visas to the U.S., U.K., and E.U. can enter Saudi Arabia. A source in the SCTH said that this development is a continuation of the launch of the visa, and the Kingdom opening its doors to … Continue reading KSA | Saudi Visa On Arrival For Tourists With U.S., U.S., E.U. Visas

ART, CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Film Festival Opens Accreditation

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - - The Red Sea International Film Festival has opened accreditation to attend the festival, which will be held in Jeddah between March 12 and 21. Accreditation badges will be distributed in four categories: Filmmakers, people working in the Film and TV industries, students and media representatives and journalists. The festival … Continue reading ART, CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Film Festival Opens Accreditation

SAUDI ARABIA | 2020 Will Be Year Of Arabic Calligraphy In Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan announced on Wednesday that 2020 will be designated as the “Year of Arabic Calligraphy”. The announcement was made on the United Nations’ World Arabic Language Day. The Year of Arabic Calligraphy will be a celebration of the ancient art, … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | 2020 Will Be Year Of Arabic Calligraphy In Saudi Arabia