ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Is Launching An Art Residency Programme For Emerging Artists

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. The pilor … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Is Launching An Art Residency Programme For Emerging Artists

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Cancels ‘Jeddah Season’ Festival Over Coronavirus

Saudi Arabia canceled ‘Jeddah Season’, a weeks-long entertainment and cultural festival in the Red Sea port city, as part of measures to curb the coronavirus outbreak, state television reported on Thursday. The event, which had been scheduled for June and July, was first run last year under efforts by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Cancels ‘Jeddah Season’ Festival Over Coronavirus

TRAVEL BAN | Saudi Arabia Bans Travel To EU And 12 More Countries As Coronavirus Total In Kingdom More Than Doubles To 45

Saudi Arabia on Thursday temporarily stooped all travel to almost of Europe and 12 more countries in Asia and Africa as the number of coronavirus cases in the Kingdom jumper to 45. The ministry of Health on Wednesday said the latest cases include a man and a women who were tested and placed in quarantine … Continue reading TRAVEL BAN | Saudi Arabia Bans Travel To EU And 12 More Countries As Coronavirus Total In Kingdom More Than Doubles To 45

TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Passports Calls On Visitors With Visit Visa To Adhere To Regulations

RIYADH – The General Directorate of Passports affirmed the importance of all visitors with a visit visa to adhere to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s regulation and instructions, and to abide to extend the visit visa before its expiry date, stressing that who is not abiding to extend the visa, he/she shall be exposed to … Continue reading TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Passports Calls On Visitors With Visit Visa To Adhere To Regulations

HIGH SOCIETY | Piaget Launches An Exquisite Desert – Inspired Collection For Winter At Tantora Festival

Piaget Launches An Exquisite Desert – Inspired Collection For Winter At Tantora Festival The collection celebrates the collaboration between the Swiss jewellery house and Saudi Arabia’s Royal Commission of AlUla The marriage of Swiss craftsmanship with Arabian heritage is the core of Piaget’s new collection. Launched at a special event at the Winter at Tantora … Continue reading HIGH SOCIETY | Piaget Launches An Exquisite Desert – Inspired Collection For Winter At Tantora Festival

SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Announces Sporting Mega-Event

Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it will hold its biggest sporting event next month, with 6,000 athletes expected to participate, the latest extravaganza in a push to soften its ultra-conservative image. The ‘Saudi Games’ will be held in Riyadh between March 23 and April 1 and will feature 40 sports – including swimming, athletics, archery, badminton … Continue reading SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Announces Sporting Mega-Event

TRAVEL ALERT | Ministry Tourism Temporarily Suspends Issuance Of Tourist Visas For Some Counties Where New Coronavirus Is Spread

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - - The Ministry of Tourism confirmed that, in coordination with the competent health authorities in the Kingdom, it decided to temporarily suspend the issuance of  electronic tourist visas for those coming from (China, Italy, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and Kazakhstan), and upon the arrival from those countries. It also decided … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Ministry Tourism Temporarily Suspends Issuance Of Tourist Visas For Some Counties Where New Coronavirus Is Spread