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

Saudi Arabia: NEOM Plans To Be Announced In 2 Months

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - -  NEOM’s general plan and the phase of implementation and construction of the project will be announced within the  coming two months, as the features of the new city will be unveiled to the world three to five years later, announced NEOM CEO Nadhmi al – Nasr. Speaking after the … Continue reading Saudi Arabia: NEOM Plans To Be Announced In 2 Months

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

ARTS & CULTURE | King Abdulaziz University to Host 5th University Theater Festival

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - - King Abdulaziz University will host the activities of the 5th Gulf University Theater Festival for universities and institutions of the higher education in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, under the patronage of Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammad Al Al-Sheikh, and in collaboration with the GCC Secretariat … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | King Abdulaziz University to Host 5th University Theater Festival