Art & Culture

Short films at GFF inspire, explore diverse themes

The Gulf Film Festival (GFF) yesterday announced the line-up of short fiction films in its International Shorts Competition, all of which will screen during the annual c

Photo contest to capture Janadriyah festival

A photography competition seeks to capture the best moments of the ongoing 28th Janadriyah Cultural Festival. It is open to the public.

Sharjah opens its history for public

A horse-head shaped bronze arte-fact that date backs to 150 AD; a piece of imported attic black-glazed pottery (an amphora) from Hellenistic age, an ivory comb originate

After being uncovered, Turkmen desert town reveals mysteries

Over four millennia ago, the fortress town of Gonur-Tepe might have been a rare advanced civilization before it was buried for centuries under the dust of the Kara Kum desert in remote western Turk

Stamp exhibits to highlight KSA’s history

Schools in Makkah province will play host to stamp exhibitions organized by the Saudi Philatelic Society as a means of teaching respect for history and national accomplishments as reflected in the

Zombies ‘attack’ Bollywood

Bollywood is branching out from its traditional song-and-dance dramas and slapstick comedies with its first zombie films which filmmakers hope will entice younger crowds back to Indian films from H

Journey to the East by By Herman Hesse (Nobel Laureate)

I do not know how famous Herman Hesse is. I ignore how many are informed that he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1946, either.

‘Olden Days’ in Saudi Arabia

I remember my first day in Saudi Arabia as if it happened yesterday.

Meat Loaf says he really is on his final tour

After more than 35 years of touring, American rocker Meat Loaf is quitting the road.

Najran heritage on display in Janadriyah

A model heritage village of Najran in Janadriyah is all set to welcome visitors keen on learning the region’s history and culture.

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