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Culture & Education | Sunday 21 June, 2020 2:23 pm
 COSMOS RETURNS! ON THE PLANET TO PREMIERE JUNE 21 2020 ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ABU DHABI AT 8 PM UAE TIME/7 PM KSA TIME  The 13-part Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Series is a mind blowing voyage hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson  Voiceover Artists Include Seth...
Saudi Culture Ministry Reviews its Concept of Cultural Diplomacy at
Culture & Education | Sunday 21 June, 2020 5:25 am
The Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) held a virtual symposium via the Internet entitled "Future of Cultural Diplomacy Arab World", in which experts from cultural and diplomatic institutions in the Arab countries participated, including the Ministry of Culture,...
Dubai Culture supports #UnitedArtEmirates as part of its digital art campaign #CreateTogether
Culture & Education | Saturday 20 June, 2020 3:14 pm
Following the success of #CreateTogether, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority’s digital art campaign to attract distinctive creative products from all over the Emirates, the Authority cooperated with ‘Art Painting Lab’ to support #UnitedArtEmirates, a grass-roots art initiative created to...
Plan launched to transform public libraries in Saudi Arabia
Culture & Education | Saturday 20 June, 2020 1:52 pm
Culture Minister Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al-Saud has launched an initiative to develop public libraries under the management of the Libraries Authority. Through the initiative, the authority will seek to transform public libraries into platforms that bring together all forms of cultural ...
Netflix releases a wide selection of critically acclaimed Arabic films
Culture & Education | Saturday 20 June, 2020 2:14 am
row on the service called “Arabic Nostalgia”. Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, is releasing a new catalogue of 44 movies blending iconic and Arabic contemporary films, including the works of notable  directors like Youssef Chahine, Youssry Nasrallah,...
Acting Minister of Media meets with editors-in-chief of local newspapers
Culture & Education | Friday 19 June, 2020 7:05 am
Acting Minister of Media, Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi held a virtual meeting with the editors-in-chief of local newspapers.During the meeting, several media topics and ways of developing journalistic work were discussed, in addition to review of the developments of the media sector, digital...
Arts and culture jobs in Saudi Arabia get official status in national first
Culture & Education | Thursday 18 June, 2020 12:20 am
More than 80 jobs in the arts and culture sector are to be given official occupational status in the Kingdom for the first time, a government minister has said. The announcement from Saudi Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan coincided with a virtual conference held on...
Abu Dhabi University sees highest number of remote applications for summer semester
Culture & Education | Wednesday 17 June, 2020 2:51 pm
Abu Dhabi University (ADU) announced receiving an unprecedented number of applications for its summer semester, set to run from 28 June to 20 August of the current academic year. Doors are still open for admissions and students have the opportunity to join an expanded portfolio of more than 50...
Saudi Arabia releases cultural report
Culture & Education | Wednesday 17 June, 2020 5:29 am
The Saudi Ministry of Culture has released its first Cultural Status Report, documenting the Kingdom’s achievements in various sectors. “We achieved many initiatives so far, and we have high hopes and ambitions for the future. Last year, intellectuals and artists have shared with us many...
Ithra hosts Q&A with Idris Elba for aspiring Saudi actors, filmmakers
Culture & Education | Sunday 14 June, 2020 10:39 am
Award-winning British actor Idris Elba shared his experiences and advice in a Q&A session with Saudi actors and filmmakers trying to make their way into the growing field.The King Abdul Aziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) held the first of its digital speaker series, “Ithra Talks,”...