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Saudi deputy culture minister assures Kingdom’s film industry of ‘brilliant future’ as he visits pavilion ...

Arab News 25 May 2022
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Culture Hamed bin Mohammed Fayez visited the Kingdom’s pavilion during the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, to show his support for the burgeoning Saudi film industry ... Following his tour, Fayez addressed the press and Saudi creatives directly, saying.
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WEF 2022: Head of Saudi Arabia’s AlUla project highlights importance of investing in arts, culture  

Arab News 25 May 2022
Saudi Arabia’s head of the Royal Commission for AlUla has praised the role of arts and culture in sustaining resilient and creative communities, saying that investing in art creators is important to economies and to the healthy growth of societies.
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Award-winning Emirati novelist urges aspiring creatives to work hard at their art

Gulf News 25 May 2022
The book explores the cultural and social transformations in modern Egyptian history, and highlights prominent intellectuals and creators associated with the café ... Saudi thinker Dr Abdullah Al Ghathami was finally recognised as Cultural Personality of the Year for his contributions to cultural movements in the Arab World.
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A slice of Saudi culture on the streets of Davos

Arab News 24 May 2022
The Saudi Tourism Authority has brought a small slice of the Kingdom’s culture to the Swiss mountains in the shape of the Saudi Cafe, which is open throughout the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos ... An important aspect of the Saudi cafe, besides showcasing Saudi culture, is the ...
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Saudi cultural heritage sites open to all visitors

Gulf News 24 May 2022
Saudi Arabia’s cultural heritage sites have been opened to all visitors to enable them to learn about the history and heritage of the Kingdom, the Heritage Commission announced yesterday. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the sites open to visit include the historic ...
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Saudi pavilion hosts Oscar-winning Indian composer A. R. Rahman at Cannes Film Festival

Arab News 24 May 2022
Taking pride in the Kingdom’s legacy of generosity, Saudi coffee is being prepared at the Cannes Film Festival,” the Ministry of Culture in Saudi Arabia shared on Twitter, adding images of Rahman at the Saudi pavilion ... a way to strengthen the identity and culture of Saudi Arabia.
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Saudi education minister meets with UK counterpart

Arab News 24 May 2022
The Saudi Minister of Education Dr ... minister’s special representative to Saudi Arabia for education, Steve Smith ... Mohamed El-Mugbel, undersecretary for educational programs, as well as the cultural attache at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in the UK, Amal Fattani.
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Lebanon crippled by electricity, water outages

Arab News 24 May 2022
BEIRUT ... However, hundreds of thousands can no longer afford any of these alternatives ... Dr ... During the Fifth Saudi-Lebanese Cultural Forum, held on Monday evening at the residence of Walid Bukhari, the Saudi ambassador to Lebanon, he spoke about Mufti Sheikh Hassan Khaled, who was assassinated in an explosion targeting his convoy on May 16, 1989 ... ....
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In Saudi Arabia, cinema operator Muvi now wants to make movies too

Gulf News 23 May 2022
He has in the past led an initiative with the Ministry of Culture to develop the Saudi film industry before founding the largest specialised Saudi film distribution company CineWaves Film in 2020.
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Education minister heads Saudi delegation to EWF 2022

Arab News 23 May 2022
Al-Sheikh also visited a number of prestigious UK universities and educational institutions, including University College London, Oxford University, the Center for Artificial Intelligence, and the Oxford/AstraZeneca Vaccine Medical Center, as well as the Saudi Cultural Bureau in London, where he met with Saudi students studying at UK universities.
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Saudi Arabia to host the region's first Ritz-Carlton Reserve hotel

The National 23 May 2022
Lionel Messi unveiled as Saudi Arabia’s new tourism ambassador ... It encapsulates an archipelago of more than 90 untouched natural islands, as well as dormant volcanoes, desert dunes, mountains and wadis, and more than 1,600 cultural heritage sites.All the hotels opening at Saudi Arabia's Red Sea — in pictures..
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Anaheimgate: Inside an expanding corruption case

The Los Angeles Times 23 May 2022
Although reports about a toxic workplace culture on the set of the show would be her downfall, deputy editor for entertainment and arts Matt Brennan explains how incidents like Kevin Hart’s appearance in January 2019 showed that DeGeneres was “out of touch” before the scandal made headlines ... Los Angeles TimesCALIFORNIA CULTURE.
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Saudis are natural-born storytellers, says Saudi Film Commission CEO

Arab News 22 May 2022
“We in the commission strongly believe in the filmmakers in Saudi, actually they are the reason behind all that we do,” Al-Eyaf said ... The Saudi Film Commission, under the Ministry of Culture, has conducted numerous outreach and education programs to help Saudi filmmakers in the industry through masterclasses, workshops and training.
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Saudi Arabia's Messi tie-up is no case of sportswashing

Gulf News 22 May 2022
Messi is no stranger to Saudi Arabia. Back in 2011, he led his country in a friendly match against the Saudi national team ... And yet, unless Messi has a hitherto undisclosed passion for spreading the word about Saudi Arabia’s undiscovered cultural highlights, this is all about greed.” There were several more criticisms saying much of the same thing.
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Community Jameel takes Saudi orphans around the world

Arab News 22 May 2022
Comprising cultural, scientific, recreational and educational visits outside Saudi Arabia, the 2022 program will feature a host of once-in-a-lifetime activities designed to nurture and develop all participants’ sporting, mental and intellectual abilities ... Abdallah Talab, manager for social programs at Community Jameel Saudi, said.

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