BUSINESS | Jean Novel Concept Designs For Sharaan Resort In AlUla Unveiled

New concept designs for the Sharaan by Jean Nouvel resort revealed today after a deeper understanding of the architect’s daring vision for AlUla, the cultural oasis in north-west Arabia. Located deep within the Sharaan Nature Reserve, the design draw on the nearby Nabataean wonders of Hegra, Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a … Continue reading BUSINESS | Jean Novel Concept Designs For Sharaan Resort In AlUla Unveiled

TRAVEL | Al-Asha Named World’s Largest Date Palm Oasis By Guinness

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Culture Minister Prince Bader Bin Abdullah Bin Frahan announce Thursday, that Al-Ahsa Governorate has been registered in the Guinness World Records at the world’s largest date palm oasis. According to Guinness’s website, the oasis includes more than 2.5 million palm trees feeding on a vast aquifer through 280 artesian … Continue reading TRAVEL | Al-Asha Named World’s Largest Date Palm Oasis By Guinness

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

SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Crown Prince Receives UNESCO Chief Audrey Azoulay

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - - Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Thursday received Andrey Auzoulay, the Director – General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). During the meeting, they reviewed Saudi Initiatives and programs in the field of cultural and means of enhancing bilateral cooperation in line with the Kingdom’s … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Crown Prince Receives UNESCO Chief Audrey Azoulay

BREAKING NEWS | Minister of Culture: UNESCO’S Mission, SDGs, in Line With Saudi Vision 2030

MILAN/ITALY – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia affirmed the importance of promoting sciences, culture and the arts to contribute to the spread of dialogue and communication among nations, for a prosperous present and a better future for next coming generations. In a speech, at the 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference, Prince Bader bin … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Minister of Culture: UNESCO’S Mission, SDGs, in Line With Saudi Vision 2030

BREAKING NEWS | Italian Tenor Bocelli Joins Saudis and UNESCO To Help Children Affected By War

PARIS/FRANCE – Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli launched his “Voices of the World” musical education program at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris on Wednesday to help children affected by armed conflicts. The multi-year program will expand on the renowned blind tenor’s 2016 “Voices of Haiti” project that provided musical therapy and training, lessons, rehearsal;, play time … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Italian Tenor Bocelli Joins Saudis and UNESCO To Help Children Affected By War

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia To Inaugurate Diriyah Gate: A New Cultural, Lifestyle Tourism Destination

RIYADH/SAUDI ARABIA  - The restoration and re-imagining of Diriyah, a sweeping 18th century adobe city that once served as the capital and stronghold of the first Saudi state, will be officially inaugurated on November 19. This cornerstone-laying event comes as the Kingdom continues its pioneering plans to welcome visitors from near and far, and underlines … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia To Inaugurate Diriyah Gate: A New Cultural, Lifestyle Tourism Destination

BREAKING NEWS | UNESCO Selects Saudi Arabia For Setting Up Regional Center For Dialogue, Peace

RIYADH/SAUDI ARABIA – The UNESCO Executive Council unanimously approved establishment of a Regional Center for Dialogue and Peace in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the supervision of King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue. Speaking on the subject to Asharq Al-Awsat, Egyptian political analyst Emam Gharib said: “The decision adds to Saudi Arabia’s poise in … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | UNESCO Selects Saudi Arabia For Setting Up Regional Center For Dialogue, Peace

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