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Eye of Riyadh

Representatives of 23 Arab awards discuss cultural prizes
Culture & Education | Sunday 6 October, 2019 4:06 am
The presidents and secretaries of over 23 Arab awards concluded the Arab Awards Forum on Saturday. The forum was held in Riyadh at the request of the King Faisal International Prize and under the patronage of Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, chairman of the prize. Addressing the members of...
Emirati performer Hussain Al Jassmi to highlight the UAE’s culture and talents to the world as new Expo 2020 Ambassador
Culture & Education | Sunday 6 October, 2019 2:26 am
Emirati singing sensation Hussain Al Jassmi has been named an Expo 2020 Dubai Ambassador, as Expo seeks to spotlight the UAE’s rich culture and showcase its talented population to a global audience in the lead up to the World’s Greatest Show.    One of the Arab...
Sharjah to showcase shared history of Arab and Andalusian cultures at LIBER 2019
Culture & Education | Sunday 6 October, 2019 1:35 am
Sharjah is gearing up for its participation at the 37th edition of the LIBER International Book Fair-Madrid 2019, where the emirate will celebrate its ‘Guest of Honour’ status with a grand cultural showcase to introduce the best of Emirati and Arab culture to the Spanish and...
Mohammed bin Rashid surprises 16 Arab Reading Challenge semi-finalists with signed copies of “My Story”
Culture & Education | Sunday 6 October, 2019 12:42 am
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, dedicated signed copies of his latest book “My Story” to the Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) semi-finalists as they continue to compete for the grand prize. “In my...
Ministry of Culture sets November 2020 as new date for Janadriyah Festival
Culture & Education | Friday 4 October, 2019 4:19 am
The Ministry of Culture set November 2020 as the date for the new start of the National Festival of Heritage and Culture "Janadriyah" after taking over the supervision of the festival from the Ministry of National Guard last July. The Ministry of Culture has started its preparations to...
Heritage Middle East Museum and Exhibition Technologies Fair and Conference 2019 Concludes on a Successful Note
Culture & Education | Thursday 3 October, 2019 2:11 pm
Heritage Middle East Museum and Exhibition Technologies Fair & Conference 2019 - dubbed as the first museum, arts and culture focused exhibition and conference in the Middle East – ended on 2 October, 2019 with a positive response from exhibitors and visitors...
Pearson hosts Think Forward Principal’s Forums in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Culture & Education | Thursday 3 October, 2019 12:45 pm
Pearson, the world’s learning company, welcomed the participation of more than 150 principals and professionals from educational departments and schools across Riyadh and Jeddah on October 1st and 3rd. Organised with the aim to foster the skills students need for the future, the Forums...
Tolerance in Workplace Lecture Held to Shape Students Communications Skills
Culture & Education | Wednesday 2 October, 2019 1:48 pm
The Careers and Alumni Affairs Office at Zayed University has recently organized an awareness-raising workshop targeting' Tolerance in the Workplace' issue.   A series of consecutive activities were held to inform students about the values ​​and virtues they should have...
Nobel laureates and Oscar Winners will headline   Sharjah International Book Fair 2019
Culture & Education | Wednesday 2 October, 2019 4:30 am
It’s a dream come true for the UAE’s book lovers and cultural enthusiasts as, in less than a month’s time, they will come face to face with the literary world’s greatest. Steve Harvey, American comedian, TV show host and author; Orhan Pamuk the first Turkish novelist to win...
Red Sea International Film Festival announces 12 winning projects
Culture & Education | Tuesday 1 October, 2019 4:05 am
The Red Sea International Film Festival announced 12 winning projects at the first edition of the Red Sea Film Development Laboratory on Monday, selected by an international committee choosing from 120 projects from 16 countries. A third of the projects were from female Arab directors, and...