Art & Culture

Alâan Artspace opens with thought-provoking exhibit

Alâan Artspace, one of Riyadh’s premier street-level galleries, launched its 2014 season with a thought provoking exhibition titled “Questions/More Questions” showcasing the

Alkhobar’s Al-Rashid Qaisariya maintains link between the past and the present

The traditional ambience of Al-Rashid Qaisariya (old traditional souk) draws many residents and visitors of the Eastern Province especially during weekends, festivals and holidays and has become a

Expatriate artists in Jeddah seek support to showcase their work

Several expat artists in Jeddah said that gallery owners had refused to display their art works due to the need for special licenses.

Lebanese make their presence felt

The “Lebanese Week,” which included an exhibition of Lebanese handicraft at the residence of Lebanese Consul General Ziad Atallah, came to a successful end. Fifty exhibitors took part.

Students celebrate Saudi culture in US

Saudi students at an American university celebrated the Kingdom's culture recently by dressing up in traditional clothes and distributing flyers about the country's achievements.

Architects fight to save Russian ‘Eiffel Tower’

Thousands of Muscovites and several top international architects have launched an unprecedented campaign to save an elegant steel tower that has loomed over Moscow’s skyline since 1922.

Multiethnic unity promoting indigenous Kazakh culture

Kazakhstan provides an inspiring example of what countries can achieve when governments encourage tolerance, respect, dialogue and cooperation among different cultures, civilizations and peoples.

Filipino children donate artwork to Riyadh specialist hospital

The Philippine mission in the Saudi capital recently donated artwork created by the children of embassy personnel to the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC).

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