Riyadh Imagination Park turns fantasy into reality

Riyadh Imagination Park turns fantasy into reality

RIYADH: Festival-goers enjoying Riyadh Season’s thousands of attractions across 15 different zones now have another option — one that will turn cinema fantasy into reality. The new Imagination Park zone offers four experiences based on popular Netflix series, as well as models and exhibitions of popular films. When the zone opens on Jan. 8, entertainment … Read more

‘Saudi Treasures’ initiative launches to document rich culture, intellectual contribution

‘Saudi Treasures’ initiative launches to document rich culture, intellectual contribution

Thu, 2023-01-05 10:21 RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Media has launched a human capacity development program that will document and promote the nation’s rich culture. The “Saudi Treasures” — or “Konoz” — project was launched at a ceremony on Wednesday under the auspices of Acting Minister of Media Dr. Majid Al-Qasabi at the Abu Bakr … Read more

Saudi anti-drug authority thwarts amphetamine haul

Saudi anti-drug authority thwarts amphetamine haul

ALULA: With the Winter at Tantora Festival underway, Experience AlUla is enticing new visitors from around the globe by highlighting the oasis city’s natural wonders and attractions. Ecotourism gets a boost as visitors to the heritage oasis explore local crops and learn more about AlUla’s eco-gardening, an environmentally friendly farming system. The experience is enhanced … Read more

Who’s Who: Mohammed Al-Sayel, regional coordinator for Arab countries at ISPRS

Who’s Who: Mohammed Al-Sayel, regional coordinator for Arab countries at ISPRS

ALULA: With the Winter at Tantora Festival underway, Experience AlUla is enticing new visitors from around the globe by highlighting the oasis city’s natural wonders and attractions. Ecotourism gets a boost as visitors to the heritage oasis explore local crops and learn more about AlUla’s eco-gardening, an environmentally friendly farming system. The experience is enhanced … Read more

Madinah urban design contest aims to develop identity of holy city

Madinah urban design contest aims to develop identity of holy city

JAZAN: Jazan province this winter is a hotbed of tourists searching for relaxation, walks through beautiful scenery, the chance to sample the region’s famous coffee — and even scouting investment opportunities in an expanding leisure industry. A plan to build the province’s tourism economy was approved by Prince Mohammed bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz, who is … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s Jazan: A promised land rich in culture and opportunity

Saudi Arabia’s Jazan: A promised land rich in culture and opportunity

JAZAN: Jazan province this winter is a hotbed of tourists searching for relaxation, walks through beautiful scenery, the chance to sample the region’s famous coffee — and even scouting investment opportunities in an expanding leisure industry. A plan to build the province’s tourism economy was approved by Prince Mohammed bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz, who is … Read more

Saudi ambassadors-designate take oath of office before King Salman

Saudi ambassadors-designate take oath of office before King Salman

JEDDAH: Mawadah Muhtasib, an emerging Saudi artist who reversed the typeface of the Arabic language, is well on her way to becoming a prominent name in the global art scene. From learning her mother’s technique of writing backward at age 13 to exhibiting in London and New York City, Muhtasib has generated international intrigue in … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s new industrial licenses rise 5.1% in November

Saudi Arabia’s new industrial licenses rise 5.1% in November

Author:  article author:  Arab News Tue, 2023-01-03 12:43 RIYADH: Industrial projects worth SR7.2 billion ($1.9 billion) were approved by Saudi Arabia in November as the Kingdom signed off on 82 new licenses – a month-on-month rise of 5.1 percent, according to the National Industrial and Mining Information Center. The number of permits issued in November … Read more

Saudi, UN body sign agreement to combat human trafficking

Saudi, UN body sign agreement to combat human trafficking

JEDDAH: Mawadah Muhtasib, an emerging Saudi artist who reversed the typeface of the Arabic language, is well on her way to becoming a prominent name in the global art scene. From learning her mother’s technique of writing backward at age 13 to exhibiting in London and New York City, Muhtasib has generated international intrigue in … Read more

Meet the Saudi woman behind 1st reversed Arabic calligraphy typeface

Meet the Saudi woman behind 1st reversed Arabic calligraphy typeface

RIYADH: More than 10 million regional and international visitors have attended Riyadh Season events since its launch on Oct. 21. Staged under the title “Beyond Imagination,” the entertainment festival has offered at least 8,500 activity days and experiences in 15 diverse zones. In a tweet, Turki Al-Sheikh, chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, said: “Imagination … Read more