Art & Culture

Nigerian theater seeking revival in unlikely spaces

The future of Nigeria’s rich theater legacy, built over decades by artists including Africa’s first Nobel literature laureate Wole Soyinka, may be found off stage.

‘Janadriyah village, a huge museum of Saudi heritage’

Princess Hessa Al-Shaalan, wife of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, visited the pavilion of the Ministry of Education in the Janadriyah festival on Saturday evening.

Iron Age warriors point to glories of Gaul

On a muddy field located between a motorway and a meander of the Seine southeast of Paris, French archaeologists have uncovered an Iron Age graveyard that they believe will shed light on the great

Strong Saudi film presence in Gulf Film Festival

The opening ceremony of the Gulf Film Festival 6th edition took place in the weekend with the screening of Saudi film ‘Wajda.’

150-year-old antiques at Janadriyah

Asir Heritage Village at Janadriyah showcases several interesting antique pieces, some as old as 150 years such as an artifact called “Nichan.” Presented by Nasser Al-Nasser, a collecto

Traditional Al-Baha wedding items on show at Janadriyah

A wedding recently took place at the Janadriyah national festival for heritage and culture.

Indian calligraphy artist enthralls art lovers

Calligraphy, which is the artistic practice of handwriting Arabic script, is revered due to its primary use as a means of preserving the Qur’an.

France’s ‘Little Prince’ celebrates 70th anniversary

France is marking the 70th anniversary of the world-loved “The Little Prince” with a host of special editions, including a new biography of its author, native son Antoine de Saint-Exupe

Photo exhibition explores beauty of American landscape in Jeddah

The exhibition “Discover American Deserts and Rock” of American artist and photographer Tom Till shows 26 stunning landscape images of southwest America.

Art contest with a traditional twist

Darat Safeya Binzagr Gallery with the support of Suntop organized their annual cultural art contest at the premises of the gallery recently.

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