PILGRIMAGE| Saudi Arabia To Hold ‘Very Limited’ Hajj Due To Virus

Saudi Arabia said Tuesday that because of the coronavirus only ‘very limited numbers’ of people will be allowed to perform the annual Hajj Pilgrimage that traditionally draws around 2 million people from around the world. The kingdom’s Ministry of Hajj only people of various nationalities already residing in the country would be allowed to perform  … Continue reading PILGRIMAGE| Saudi Arabia To Hold ‘Very Limited’ Hajj Due To Virus

SAVE THE DATA | Diriyah To Host Two Rounds Of Formula E Racing Next February

The Ministry of Sports announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host on February 26 and 27, 2021, two rounds of season 7 of Formula E racing, for the third year in a row in Diriyah, in coordination with the Saudi Automobile & Motorcycle Federation. The International Automobile Federation announced the provisional calendar for … Continue reading SAVE THE DATA | Diriyah To Host Two Rounds Of Formula E Racing Next February

DISCOVER SAUDI ARABIA | Work Begins On World’s Largest Cultural And Heritage Development In Saudi Arabia

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – While many countries in the world have halted construction work and put projects on hold due to the pandemic, Saudi Arabia continues to move forward with its giga-projects, including the homeland of its forefathers, Diriyah. Construction on the first phase of Diriah Gate has resumed in the past few weeks … Continue reading DISCOVER SAUDI ARABIA | Work Begins On World’s Largest Cultural And Heritage Development In Saudi Arabia

ARTS & CULTURE | Thunaiyat Al-Diriyah Foundation is KSA’s First Art Biennale

Saudi minister of culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan just established Al – Diriyah Biennale Foundation for Contemporary Art, the first art biennale to be set in Saudi Arabia. The biennale will focus on two central themes: an exhibition of contemporary art for the first edition set for 2021 and an Islamic art exhibition … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | Thunaiyat Al-Diriyah Foundation is KSA’s First Art Biennale

TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia’s Al Ula To Reopen Including Ancient Site Al Hijr

Saudi Arabia’s major cultural and heritage attraction Al Ula will reopen this October and for the first time it will be open to visitors years round. Al Ula contains many archeological treasures including Al Hijir, the first landmark in the Kingdom to be listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Site. Al Hijir is the remains … Continue reading TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia’s Al Ula To Reopen Including Ancient Site Al Hijr

TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Project Reveals Beauty Location Of Resort Water Villas

The developer behind Saudi Arabia’s mega-city Red Sea Project said it has begun to identify the location of its overwater assets around four key islands at the destination in the Kingdom’s western coast, according to a statement from The Red Sea Development Company. The process of identifying the right location will inform the positioning of … Continue reading TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Project Reveals Beauty Location Of Resort Water Villas

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Inaugural Aramco Saudi Ladies International Rescheduled For October

The inaugural Aramco Saudi Ladies International, the first female professional golf tournament to be played in Saudi Arabia, has been rescheduled for Oct.8-11 after its postponement last month due to the coronavirus pandemic. The new date for the $1 million event at Royal Green Golf & Country Club was agreed on by tournament promoters and … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Inaugural Aramco Saudi Ladies International Rescheduled For October

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

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