Saudi Arabia organizes cultural exhibition in Moscow ahead of World Cup

Artists perform on stage as “Saudi Arabia” is displayed on screens during the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup football tournament at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow on December 1, 2017. (AFP)
Updated 13 June 2018
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Saudi Arabia organizes cultural exhibition in Moscow ahead of World Cup

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Culture is organizing a four-day exhibition featuring Saudi heritage and history in Moscow, coinciding with the beginning of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.
The event, held between June 13—16 at the Moscow Museum in the Russian capital, will contain activities and events that shed light on Saudi heritage and arts. The exhibition will include cinematic screenings, cultural activities, and musical performances, as it offers a platform for Saudi talents to showcase their creativeness.
The event serves its role in representing Saudi Arabia globally, and offering a deep understanding of the Kingdom’s history and heritage, in order to build bridges of cultural communication with the world.
The exhibition will also present Saudi talents in the fields of culture and arts, to reflect the Kingdom’s promising futuristic plan for these sectors, in line with the goals of Vision 2030.


Saudi Arabia gears up for live music festival during E-Prix race

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Saudi Arabia gears up for live music festival during E-Prix race

  • International and Arab musicians are set to perform
  • The event will be held at the UNESCO heritage site of Ad Diriyah

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia will be hosting a three-day music festival during the Saudia Ad Diriyah E-Prix in December.

International and Arab musicians are set to perform for fans to celebrate the first staging of the Formula E race.

The event will be held at the UNESCO heritage site of Ad Diriyah where six major artists will be performing each night from December 13, 14 and after the race itself on December 15.

“The ‘Saudia’ Ad Diriyah E-Prix is set to be the hottest ticket in town for so many reasons, from breath-taking electric racing, to entertainment, to culture. Soon everyone will find out who is coming, and we can promise a festival of music that offers fans, friends and families an unmissable experience,” Vice-Chair of the Saudi Arabia General Sports Authority, Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal, said.

“We suggest fans avoid the rush by getting your ticket now to avoid disappointment after the names are released,” he added.