ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT| Saudi Arabia’s Maraya Hall In Historic AlUla Wins Major Architecture Prize

Maraya, a concert and entertainment venue in AlUla, northwest Saudi Arabia, has won one of the world’s biggest architecture awards. The Architizer A+ Awards – hosted by New York – based community Architizer.com, a 7-million – plus online group of leading architects –consists of five peer-judged finalists, with one jury winner and one popular choice … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT| Saudi Arabia’s Maraya Hall In Historic AlUla Wins Major Architecture Prize

CULTURE | Government Buildings Across Saudi Arabia Must Display Saudi Art

A royal decree starts that government office and agencies in Saudi Arabia must nod display art by Saudi Artists. The announcement that Saudi art should be displayed within government buildings comes after a proposal by the Minister of Culture to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, which included a list of acquired works of art, traditional … Continue reading CULTURE | Government Buildings Across Saudi Arabia Must Display Saudi Art

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

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 ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Extend Tourist Visas For Three Month Free Of Charge

Saudi Arabia will extend tourist visas which expired during the suspension of international flight amid the coronavirus pandemic automatically for a period of three months free of charge, according to an official statement. The Kingdom’s General Directorate of Passports announced that the General Directorate of Passport would extend the visas automatically through the system without … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Extend Tourist Visas For Three Month Free Of Charge

Women Empowerment In Saudi Arabia | Saudi Women To Get More Legal Rights With Regards To Marital Process

Over the past three years, the improvement of women’s rights has been at the forefront of Saudi Arabia’s reform efforts,particularly with regards to marital matters. This week, it seems there will soon be another major gain for women as reports point to discussions currently being held in relation to marriage contracts. According to various sources … Continue reading Women Empowerment In Saudi Arabia | Saudi Women To Get More Legal Rights With Regards To Marital Process

RAMADAN: Saudi Arabia Announces Four-Day Eid al-Fitr Holiday May 23-26

RIYADH| SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia has announced a four-day holiday for private sector employees to celebrate Eid al – Fitr, expected to last from Saturday May 23 to Tuesday May 26, according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development. The holiday for Eid al-Fitr will begin the day after the finale of … Continue reading RAMADAN: Saudi Arabia Announces Four-Day Eid al-Fitr Holiday May 23-26

SAUDI SOCIETY | Wedding Ban Amid Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia Trains 5,000 Registrars In Online Marriage

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA -  Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Justice is training 5,000 marriage registrars to officiate marriages online, in preparation to launch the online marriage service across the Kingdom after the success of the trial period in the capital Riyadh, state news agency SPA reported. The training will include educating registrars on how to … Continue reading SAUDI SOCIETY | Wedding Ban Amid Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia Trains 5,000 Registrars In Online Marriage

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