Culture

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 ..

Saudi animated film Bilal a big hit in Turkey

The Turkish city of Istanbul hosted a unique Saudi artistic event on Saturday, with the launch of the film “Bilal” directed by Saudi director Ayman ..

For non-Muslim expats Ramadan is ‘lovely’ but still a big adjustment

From colorful decorations to iftar gatherings and reduced work hours, Ramadan comes with a different vibe that expatriates observe as an interesting time of the ..

Saudi artists reflect on sojourn to New York City for a groundbreaking residency

Over the past few months, Saudi Arabia has quietly launched a short-term artist residency program in New York City. Just days after the first women ..

We Need Greater Intercultural Communication and More Focus on the Positives that Unite us

As part of its ongoing commitment to intercultural outreach, the Salam Project for Cultural Communication Team invited the Executive Director of the Berlin-based German Orient ..

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Hosts “Pause Exhibition” From Saudi Arabia

Abdulnasser Gharem: Pause presents a remarkable body of work born in the aftermath of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. That the artist—Abdulnasser Gharem—is ..

MiSK Art Festival is an Idea of the Community Artists

MiSK Art is a festival dedicated to visual arts, created to provide the local artist with an avenue to express themselves as well as display, ..

Japanese orchestra’s debut concert in Riyadh captures hearts, imagination

The King Fahd Cultural Center in Riyadh hosted last week the first Japanese orchestral concert led by maestro Hirofumi Yoshida. Dr. Adel Al-Tarifi, Saudi  Minister ..