ARTS & CULTURE | Saudi Film Festival Announces Jury Members

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The organizing committee of the Saudi Film Festival on Tuesday announced the name of the jury for competitions in the upcoming festival. The festival, organized by Ithra in collaboration with the Film Authority of the Saudi Culture Ministry, will be held virtually from Sept.1-6 and broadcast online. Interviews with filmmakers … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | Saudi Film Festival Announces Jury Members

CULTURE | Saudi Music Commission Gets Board Of Directors

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi Ministry of Culture has announced the formation of the board of directors of the Music Commission, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday. The board includes Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Minster of Culture as Chairman; Deputy Minister of Culture Hamid Bin Mohammed Fayez as Deputy Chairman; … Continue reading CULTURE | Saudi Music Commission Gets Board Of Directors

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

KSA | Saudi Tourism Authority In Cooperation With Ministry Of Culture Prepare To Organize “Masterpieces Of The Kingdom’s Monuments” Exhibition In Rome

Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) is set to open the exhibition” Trade Routes in Arabian Peninsula – Masterpieces of the Monuments of Saudi Arabia through the Ages”, in cooperation with Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, at the National Roman Museum in the Italian capital of Rome late October … Continue reading KSA | Saudi Tourism Authority In Cooperation With Ministry Of Culture Prepare To Organize “Masterpieces Of The Kingdom’s Monuments” Exhibition In Rome

KINGDOM FO SAUDI ARABIA | 2 New Luxury Resorts Will Open Their Doors In Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ula By 2023

JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA - Just another reason to put the remarkable area packed with prehistoric sites and landmarks on your travel wish list. For its Middle Eastern debut, luxury hotel group Aman has chosen to open three resorts in Saudi Arabia’s extraordinary Al Ula region. The partnership between the Royal Commission for Al-Ula (RCU) and … Continue reading KINGDOM FO SAUDI ARABIA | 2 New Luxury Resorts Will Open Their Doors In Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ula By 2023

Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia | Saudi Culture Minister Signs Up To Weibo

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Culture Minister Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan has signed up for a personal account on Weibo, one of China’s most popular social networking websites, becoming the first Arab culture minister on the Twitter – like platform. Weibo connects more than 445 million active users per month, and includes a … Continue reading Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia | Saudi Culture Minister Signs Up To Weibo

KSA | Saudi Publishing House To Be Launched

The Kingdom’s minister of culture announced Thursday the establishment of a publishing house with an independent financial center, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan said the publishing house would operate under the ministry and participate in local, regional and international book fairs to promote Saudi culture and literature. It … Continue reading KSA | Saudi Publishing House To Be Launched

KSA| The Saudi Ministry of Culture will launch 11 independent arts and culture organization this year as part of a restructuring of the Kingdom’s cultural sector in line with Vision 2030 reforms.

The Saudi Ministry of Culture will launch 11 independent arts and culture organization this year as part of a restructuring of the Kingdom’s  cultural sector in line with Vision 2030 reforms. A ministry spokesperson, Abdulkareem Al-Hameed, said the new cultural units will oversee museums, movies and visual shows, libraries, fashion, music, heritage, literature and publication, … Continue reading KSA| The Saudi Ministry of Culture will launch 11 independent arts and culture organization this year as part of a restructuring of the Kingdom’s cultural sector in line with Vision 2030 reforms.