Riyadh screens premiere of American animated film

“Hotel Transylvania 3” revolves around Dracula and his family, who take a vacation on a cruise ship. (Sony Pictures)
Updated 13 July 2018
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Riyadh screens premiere of American animated film

  • The screening was held in the presence of Saudi musician and “Arabs Got Talent” co-host Qusai Kheder, who was involved in the Arabic version of the film

RIYADH: A special Arabic-dubbed screening of the American animated movie “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” was held on Thursday at Vox Cinemas in Riyadh Park. 

The screening was held in the presence of Saudi musician and “Arabs Got Talent” co-host Qusai Kheder, who was involved in the Arabic version of the film. 

“Hotel Transylvania 3” revolves around Dracula and his family, who take a vacation on a cruise ship. 

Dracula starts a romance with the ship’s captain, who is voiced by Lebanese TV presenter Raya Abirached.

Kheder, who voices Stan the fish, said: “I really enjoyed performing the Arabic version of the movie. It is a great experience to interpret the language from English to Arabic. It is a family movie, not only for kids.” 

He expressed happiness that the premier took place in Saudi Arabia.


King Salman attends closing ceremony of King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near Riyadh

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King Salman attends closing ceremony of King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near Riyadh

RIYADH: King Salman on Saturday attended the closing ceremony of the 3rd King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near the capital Riyadh.

The king was received on his arrival by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif, and a number of officials.

The king welcomed Kuwait’s Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al-Maktoum, Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s representative Sheikh Saad bin Mohammed Al-Saadi, Kyrgyz Premier Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev, representative of the King of Bahrain for Charity Works and Youth Affairs Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa and other guests at the camel festival’s closing ceremony. The king then handed prizes to winners of the festival. King Salman and the attendees also watched a folk dance performance.

Saudi Camel Club Chairman Fahd bin Falah bin Hithlin said that the king’s patronage of the closing ceremony was the culmination of efforts to organize the festival and consolidate its heritage.