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Saudi Arabia’s Ithra interactive activities mark Arabic language day
Culture & Education | Sunday 20 December, 2020 11:11 am
The King Abdul Aziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) has launched a series of events and programs to mark World Arabic Language Day, celebrated every year on Dec.18. Along with two days of events, Ithra will also publish a book, “The Mu’allaqat (Suspended Odes) for the Millennial...
UNESCO adds Saudi Arabia's Al Sadu weaving to Intangible Heritage list
Culture & Education | Thursday 17 December, 2020 10:04 am
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has included Saudi Arabia and Kuwait’s traditional weaving of Al Sadu, a non-material cultural legacy, on its Intangible Heritage list.The decision to include Al Sadu weaving was taken during the committee’s annual...
Misk Art Institute launches annual grant program
Culture & Education | Tuesday 15 December, 2020 10:03 am
Misk Art Institute, an affiliate of the Prince Muhammad Bin Salman Foundation (Misk), has launched the first edition of the Misk Art Grant, an annual program that provides financial and technical support to creative Saudi artists from within the Kingdom and outside.As part of its role in supporting ...
India’s leading business school IIM-Indore launches two new programmes for working executives in UAE
Culture & Education | Saturday 12 December, 2020 1:27 pm
With the aim of helping working executives upgrade their skills in an ever-changing business environment, the prestigious Indian Institute of Management-Indore (IIM-Indore) has launched two new programmes for executive professionals in the UAE. The celebrated institute is among the one-percent of...
Saudi Arabia improves rank in Global Knowledge Index
Culture & Education | Friday 11 December, 2020 2:30 pm
The Kingdom has been ranked in 42nd place out of 138 countries in the Global Knowledge Index. The UN index measures education, research and development and innovation around the world. Saudi Education Minister Hamad Al-Sheikh said that the ranking represented important progress compared to...
Saudi education ministry launches new portal with added features
Culture & Education | Thursday 10 December, 2020 3:20 am
Saudi Education Minister Hamad Al-Sheikh on Tuesday launched an improved version of the ministry’s education portal.It features diverse services and options for all visitors including people with disabilities. The portal includes the option of submitting proposals and complaints.Al-Sheikh said...
SADAFCO Celebrates Graduation of 9 Trainees In 4th Cycle of HIWPT Program
Culture & Education | Monday 7 December, 2020 11:09 am
Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (SADAFCO) has announced the graduation of trainees in its 4th cycle of training program in partnership with the Higher Institute for Water and Power Technologies (HIWPT). The ceremony took place on the 12th of November, 2020, which witnessed the graduation of 9...
Hala Badri explores Hatta's cultural development
Culture & Education | Saturday 5 December, 2020 12:04 pm
In line with Dubai Culture and Arts Authority’s vision aimed at supporting Hatta’s comprehensive development plan, which was launched in 2016 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Hala Badri, Director General of...
Mawaheb From Beautiful People holds exhibition for its artists at The Workshop Dubai
Culture & Education | Friday 4 December, 2020 4:14 pm
  Dubai, UAE, 01 December 2020:Mawaheb from Beautiful People, a non-profit art studio for people of determination 16 and above, is proud to reveal the launch of its group exhibition that will bring together many of its artists who would be collectively presenting their solo...
Saudi Arabia launches Fashion Incubation Program to support local talent
Culture & Education | Friday 4 December, 2020 2:14 pm
The Ministry of Culture launched its Fashion Incubation Program on Thursday. The program is designed to uncover, support and promote local creatives and entrepreneurs in the fashion sector. The program’s first phase is a three-day virtual “fashion hackathon,” which, according to the...