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How Saudi Arabia is creating an arts oasis in the desert

The Times of India 04 Jul 2022
Two years ago, Saudi artist installed trampolines in the tawny sands of Al Ula ... been conceived and executed by the Royal Commission of Al Ula (RCU) and is part of Crown Prince ’s push to build a post-oil future by positioning Saudi Arabia as a cultural and tourist destination.
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AlUla signs tram design deal with French firm Systra

Gulf Daily News 04 Jul 2022
... culture, in line with Vision 2030.  ... The design agreement announcement coincides with HRH Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s national aspirations and priorities for the research, development and innovation sector in the kingdom over the next two decades. .
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Jeddah Season sets record after attracting 6 million visitors

Gulf News 03 Jul 2022
The Jeddah Season 2022 has set a record after the event attracted over 6 million people of diverse nationalities and ages from within and outside Saudi Arabia before the 60-day run of entertainment wrapped up on Saturday ... More than 80 per cent of all employees involved in the event were Saudis.
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Jeddah Season sets new record after attracting 6 million visitors

Gulf News 03 Jul 2022
The Jeddah Season 2022 has set a new record after the event attracted over 6 million people of diverse nationalities and ages from within and outside Saudi Arabia before the 60-day run of entertainment wrapped up on Saturday ... More than 80 per cent of all employees involved in the event were Saudis.
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New lake park in Historic Jeddah highlights cultural destination

Arab News 03 Jul 2022
The Jeddah historic district program has launched a new lake park — “Lake Al-Arbaeen” — launched in the historical district of Jeddah as an exclusive cultural destination. The project is part of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 goals of cultivating environmental projects and improving the quality of life within the city’s historical area.
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Ithra opens 21,39 show in Dhahran exploring local artists in a new light

The National 03 Jul 2022
It has now travelled for the first time in the programme's history, launching on Thursday at the King Abdulaziz Centre for World CultureIthra, the Saudi Aramco-funded art centre in the Eastern Province ... The historical additions help move the exhibition away from the same roster of artists that Saudi Arabia's scene at times cycles through.
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Nancy Ajram, Marshmello and Black Eyed Peas to perform in Saudi Arabia's Gamers8 festival

The National 03 Jul 2022
Nancy Ajram and Marshmello join the list of musicians who will perform as part of Gamers8 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ... After impressing crowds at Expo 2020 Dubai last year and the Saudi F1 Grand Prix in Jeddah in February, the Black Eyed Peas will return to the region to perform on August 25 alongside DJ Snake ... Saudi musicians.
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“My 13-year-old heart exploded”: looking back at the hidden queer love story in Brokedown Palace

Stylist 03 Jul 2022
To celebrate this milestone, Stylist is carving out space for stories of LGBTQ+ joy in our new series, The Moment That Made Me, in which we invite LGBTQ+ writers to reflect upon the moments they first felt seen and heard in popular culture ... Saudi Arabia in the 90s was a place like no other.
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How Saudi academia and industry are closing ranks to drive hospitality innovation

Arab News 02 Jul 2022
As part of their mission to diversify the national economy away from a reliance on oil, authorities in Saudi Arabia are actively encouraging a spirit of entrepreneurism among the youth of the country, particularly those interested in working in the Kingdom’s burgeoning tourism and hospitality sector.
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Childhood memories of Hajj pilgrimages inspire Saudi filmmaker’s latest project

Arab News 01 Jul 2022
As the development of arts and entertainment in the Kingdom continues, as part of which the country aims to become a regional hub for cinema, filmmaking and broader forms of cultural exchange, he believes the growth of Saudi cinema offers an ideal opportunity to achieve that goal ... He is hopeful it will be a Saudi-German co-production.
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Diriyah,Jewel of the Kingdom: STEM training programs to foster Diriyah youth’s untapped talent and potential

Arab News 01 Jul 2022
Diriyah shines because of its people, and right here in the Jewel of the Kingdom we are certain that ‘Program Your Passion’ will harness new opportunities and empower young Saudi talents with digital tools to share their rich culture and heritage with the world.”.
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US officials led by antisemitism envoy briefed on Saudi efforts to promote tolerance

Arab News 01 Jul 2022
They were also briefed on the results of the first study of its kind in the region on tolerance, carried out by the center to the highest scientific standards, which found that Saudi society is tolerant of other cultures and civilizations ... He said that Saudi society accepts and ...
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What We Are Playing Today: Akfosh

Arab News 01 Jul 2022
Akfosh is an Arabic game that contains 55 picture cards on various subjects, including Saudi cultural items, well-known locations across the country, and even fruit and vegetables. The Saudi-specific fashion items include the shemagh (male headdress), burqa, madas (sandal), dallah ...
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Saudi Heritage Commission launches partnership with Noon.com

Arab News 30 Jun 2022
... shopping platform, to empower local businesses in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported ... Under this agreement, Saudi artisans will be able to sell craft products and cultural heritage content online, gaining access to a larger audience through Noon's Mahali program.
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Dhahran’s Ithra hosts ‘Amakin’ exhibition highlighting 28 Saudi, international artists

Arab News 30 Jun 2022
The 9th edition of the 21,39 Jeddah Arts exhibition is travelling to Dhahran’s Ithra — or the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture — for the first time. Inspired by Saudi singer Mohammed Abdu’s popular song “Al Amakin,” the exhibition opens at Ithra on June 30 and will run until Sept.

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