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Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al Faisal, right, officially opened the 12th edition of Souk Okaz. (SPA)
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Updated 28 June 2018

Souk Okaz festival

The 12th edition of Souk Okaz festival kicked off today in the city of Taif in Saudi Arabia, under the patronage of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.
The governor of Makkah province, Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, officially opened the iconic festival, organised by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH).
The opening ceremony featured numerous theatrical and cultural performances including plays, poetry readings and songs prepared by Prince Badr bin Abdulmohsen, with the participation of an elite group of Saudi actors and singers.

(Photo courtesy: SPA)