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

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

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

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

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Red Sea Film Festival Unveils Official Poster

JEDDAH | SAUDI ARABIA - - The Red Sea International Festival on Monday unveiled the official poster of its inaugural edition, which will begin on March 12. The 10 – day event will feature a number of local and regional movies. The official poster features an image of Saudi ballerina Samira Al-Khamis emerging from the … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Red Sea Film Festival Unveils Official Poster