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

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

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Netflix Will Stream Six Saudi Films Worldwide This February

As awards season draws to a close and most of the winning films have already debuted in the region, many of us are looking for the next cinematic masterpieces to add to our thinning watch list. However, Netflix is coming to rescue later this month with the addition of six short film produced by Saudi … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Netflix Will Stream Six Saudi Films Worldwide This February

EMPOWERMET OF WOMAN | Riyadh, Capital of Arab Women 2020

The 39th session of the Arab Women’s Committee kicked off on Feb.9 and declared Riyadh as the Capital of Arab Women 2020. The new phase is held under the slogan ‘Empowering Women…Development of Society’. The session’s first day was dedicated to the regional preparatory meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women 64 (CSW), … Continue reading EMPOWERMET OF WOMAN | Riyadh, Capital of Arab Women 2020

SAUDI ARABIA HERITAGE | Fragrance of Arabic Coffee, Popular Saudi Cuisine at Davos

With the Davos meetings coming to an end, the scent of Arabic coffee and popular Saudi food still lingers there. The MiSK Foundation serves hot drinks and local food to the attendees at the most prominent event and forum in the world, to showcase Saudi Arabia’s culture of generosity and hospitality. The Foundation succeeded in … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA HERITAGE | Fragrance of Arabic Coffee, Popular Saudi Cuisine at Davos

SAUDI CULTURE | Prince Badr Bin Farhan Praises Transfer Of National Museum Supervision To Culture Ministry

Saudi Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan has praised the cabinet’s decision to transfer the supervision of the National Museum at King Abdulaziz Historical Center to the Culture Ministry. The cabinet also authorized Prince Farhan to form the museum’s Board of Trustees. He expressed appreciation and gratitude to Custodian of the Two … Continue reading SAUDI CULTURE | Prince Badr Bin Farhan Praises Transfer Of National Museum Supervision To Culture Ministry

SAUDI ARABIA|The Electronic Signature Service Has Been Launched For Banks In Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdullah Alswaha sponsored the event for the launching of the service at the Banque Saudi Fransi, the first bank to employ electronic signatures in the Kingdom. Tuesday’s event was attended by a number of keynote officials from the banking and technology sectors. Alswaha, at the launching, stressed that … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA|The Electronic Signature Service Has Been Launched For Banks In Saudi Arabia.