Art & Culture



Swiss eye national anthem switch

Likened to a weather forecast crossed with a church hymn, Switzerland’s national anthem could be binned in favor of a new version if campaigners get their way.



Renowned artist trains 27 women painters

Twenty-seven women painters participated in a training course on painting pastels organized by the Hail Plastic Arts Society at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Cultural Center in Hail recently.



Jeddah — the city of arts and culture

Jeddah has become the Kingdom’s showcase of contemporary, conceptual, traditional and modern artwork of local and international artists.



Traditional art and craft decline worries Egypt

The centuries-old Khan El-Khalili market is one of the few places in modernizing Cairo that retains the atmosphere of a by-gone era, but its artisans warn their crafts are slowly dying.



Top Saudi artists to auction their creations

Several Saudi and Arab artists will auction 72 of their creations here on Thursday that have been on display at the Rochan Gallery for the past four days.



Saudi artists display unique sculptures

A dazzling array of sculptures by Saudi artists is on display at the Furniture and Decoration Exhibition in Jeddah.



Abu Dhabi Art celebrates creativity and innovation

The fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Art gathered artists and galleries from all around the world for its diverse program of art exhibitions, film-screenings, performances, music and talking panels that



Call of culture — in quest of a dialogue

A Saudi initiative named ‘Call of Culture’ is making a buzz globally and especially in the United Nations. Eng.



Top Saudi and Arab artists to auction work in Jeddah

Several top Saudi and Arab artists will have their creations up for sale at an auction in Jeddah on Dec. 5.



‘Art can change young people’s lives’

WASHINGTON: Michelle Obama praised the power of the arts to change young people’s lives as she helped hand out awards to 13 programs, including one from her Chicago hometown.

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