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Performing arts in Saudi Arabia take center stage in new development strategy
Culture & Education | Wednesday 5 May, 2021 10:11 am
The Theater and Performing Arts Commission has finalized its strategy for the development of the sector in Saudi Arabia, in line with the framework established by the National Strategy for Culture. It was formulated after an in-depth analysis of the state of the theater and performing arts in...
MiSK, King Khalid Foundation Cooperate to Ensure Sustainability of Non-profit Organizations
Culture & Education | Wednesday 5 May, 2021 3:32 am
The Mohammed bin Salman Foundation (MiSK) and King Khalid Foundation have signed a memorandum of understanding with the aim of supporting youth non-profit organizations, boosting their social impact and enhancing their contributions to realizing the comprehensive national development program,...
UNESCO Executive Board adopts the first UAE-led decision “A Framework for Culture and Arts Education”
Culture & Education | Wednesday 28 April, 2021 3:32 pm
The UNESCO Executive Board unanimously adopted the first UAE-led decision submitted to it entitled “A Framework for Culture and Art Education,” which was developed to enhance cooperation between culture and education.  In line with the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...
Minister of Media Honors Former SPA President, Following Retirement
Culture & Education | Tuesday 27 April, 2021 8:33 am
The Acting Minister of Media and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi honored the former President of the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) Abdullah bin Fahd Al-Hussein, on the occasion of his retirement, in the presence of the Acting...
Culture Minister announces Arab Poetry Path project
Culture & Education | Tuesday 20 April, 2021 3:12 pm
Minister of Culture Prince Badr Bin Abdullah Bin Farhan announced on Monday that the Arab Poetry Path project would be launched soon in accordance with Vision 2030.The project will document the locations of the most famous ancient Arab poems.Prince Badr said the project aims to develop and document ...
Historical Diriyah Celebrates World Heritage Day as the Biggest Heritage, Cultural Project Inaugurated by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
Culture & Education | Sunday 18 April, 2021 2:48 pm
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today celebrates the World Heritage Day that is annually marked on April 18. Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) is racing against time to finish various projects aimed at developing and rehabilitating heritage sites in Diriyah, whose inauguration ceremonies were...
Al-Rahebeen Mosque in Dumat Al-Jandal tells story of 150 years ago
Culture & Education | Sunday 18 April, 2021 11:12 am
As part of Prince Muhammad Bin Salman Project for Historical Mosques Renovation in the Kingdom the historic Al-Rahebeen Mosque, which dates back nearly 150 years ago, has been reopened in Dumat Al-Jandal. The project seeks to rehabilitate abandoned historic mosques. The historic mosque is...
Ministry of Culture officials take part in preparatory meetings ahead of G20 Summit in Italy
Culture & Education | Thursday 15 April, 2021 3:58 am
Officials from the Ministry of Culture and its commissions took part in the virtual preparatory meetings organized by Italy, the host of the 2021 G20 Summit, as part of the work of the cultural track on the sidelines of the G20 agenda. The cultural track emerged during Saudi Arabia's...
HRH Crown Prince's Great Project Brings 1400-Year-Old Jarir Al-Bajali Mosque in Taif to Life
Culture & Education | Wednesday 14 April, 2021 2:10 am
The historical Jarir Al-Bajali mosque is located in the Haddad Bani Malik center, south of the Taif governorate in Makkah region and is one of the oldest historical mosques in the region. Named after the Prophet’s companion, Jarir Al-Bajali, it is part of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin...
7 winners of Princess Seetah bint Abdul Aziz Award for excellence in social work honored at ceremony
Culture & Education | Tuesday 6 April, 2021 7:00 am
A group of seven winners have been awarded a prestigious Saudi accolade for their excellence in social work during the coronavirus pandemic. The winners of the Princess Seetah bint Abdul Aziz Award, selected from 404 applications, received their honors during a socially distanced virtual...
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