Culture

Saudi Arabia embraces world culture in hosting international Jazz artists in the very first jazz festival

More than 2,000 people attended Saudi Arabia’s first jazz festival in Riyadh over the weekend, enjoying music, art and food. The Groovz Jazz Festival was ..

A window on Saudi culture and heritage

A group of foreign students went on a tour to the ongoing 32nd Janadriya Heritage and Culture Festival on the outskirts of Riyadh. The students ..

Saudi animated film “Bilal: A New Breed of Hero” to screen in USA

“Bilal A New Breed of Hero”, a Saudi animated movie inspired by true events, is now screening in USA. Get Tickets Now at AMC Theatres ..

Roads of Arabia: Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia are displayed in Japan

Since ancient times the Arabian Peninsula has been intersected by trade routes, acting as crossroads of diverse peoples and civilizations. This exhibition will for the ..

Saudi mega museum—King Abdulaziz Center in Dhahran—is finally moving ahead for local and global reach

After years of delays and a dearth of information, the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (known as Ithra) in the Saudi Arabian eastern city ..

These may be the world’s first images of dogs which are found in Saudi Arabia

Carved into a sandstone cliff on the edge of a bygone river in the Arabian Desert, a hunter draws his bow for the kill. He ..

Greek composer and musician Yanni ‘so happy’ to perform in Saudi Arabia

Renowned Greek composer and musician Yanni, on his first visit to the Kingdom, said in Arabic at a press conference on Thursday that he is ..

Al-Qatt Al-Asiri, female traditional interior wall decoration in Saudi Arabia inscribed on the Unesco List

Al-Qatt Al-Asiri was on Wednesday added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Al-Qatt Al-Asiri is an art form deeply ..

Dialogue between the genders: Saudi films get rave reviews at the movie night in Riyadh!

The lights go out, the projector whirls and entertainment-starved Saudis sink into plush seats to soak up an experience they have been denied for decades ..

Dialogue Meeting with European Parliament

As part of the joint efforts between Salam for Cultural Communication is a project and National Dialogue Centre, a dialogue meeting was co-organized with European ..

Saudi Cultural Week Brought the spirit of Saudi Arabia to Russia

The Saudi Cultural Week took place in Moscow on Oct. 2-8, bringing the Kingdom’s warm spirit to a cold and rainy autumn in Russia’s capital. ..

Richard Branson Writes about his Recent Visit to Saudi Arabia

This is an incredibly exciting time in the country’s history and I’ve always felt that there’s nothing like getting a first-hand impression. It was quite ..

Al Mulla, Saudi poet shares his poems in San Francisco

Saudi poet and screenwriter Ahmed Al Mulla shares a number of his poems in San Francisco, USA. “A bicycle: there is no poetry in stopping.” ..

Saudi Cultural Week will be Part of Ottawa Welcomes the World

Saudi Arabia is delighted to be part of Ottawa Welcomes the World, an Ottawa 2017 Signature Event, and has the honour to invite you to celebrate ..

MiSK Foundation builds vision of Hajj journey in two short films

Two short films, “When You Don’t Know Where to Go, Head to Bakkah,” and “Masher Al-Mashaer” have successfully embodied a vivid vision and a complete ..