NEWS | UNESCO Says Logo Being Used Illegally For Arts Trafficking

PARIS | FRANCE – The United Nations’ cultural agency has warned that its name and logo are being illegally emblazoned on false documents to facilitate illicit trafficking in African cultural property. UNESCO urged ‘vigilance’ Wednesday after it received numerous reports of such fraud and instance where its name was being used to certify the monetary … Continue reading NEWS | UNESCO Says Logo Being Used Illegally For Arts Trafficking

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

BREAKING NEWS | HRH Crown Prince And The Russian President Tour Al-Turaif District In Historical Diriyah

DIRIYAH/SAUDI ARABIA, October 15, 2019 – His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, has accompanied President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation on a tour around Al-Turaif district in historic Diriyah. The historic is the core of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and it … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | HRH Crown Prince And The Russian President Tour Al-Turaif District In Historical Diriyah

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

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