Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and Future to perform at Jeddah World Fest

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Superstar singer Janet Jackson headlines the Jeddah Season festival. (Jeddah World Fest)
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American artist Chris Brown will also be performing. (Jeddah World Fest)
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... and so is American rapper 50 Cent. (Jeddah World Fest)
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American rapper Future will also fly in to perform. (Jeddah World Fest)
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Liam Payne is performing as part of the Jeddah World Fest events. (Jeddah World Fest)
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The MC Super duo R3WIRE & VARSKI are also confirmed to perform. (Jeddah World Fest)
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And so is DJ Steve Aoki. (Jeddah World Fest)
Updated 19 July 2019

Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and Future to perform at Jeddah World Fest

  • All three stars will be performing in Saudi Arabia for the first time
  • The concert on Thursday will also include performances from musician Steve Aoki, and singer Liam Payne

JEDDAH: More high-profile stars are set to perform in Saudi Arabia as part of the Jeddah World Fest, with superstar singer Janet Jackson along with American rappers 50 Cent and Future and R&B artist Chris Brown heading to the Kingdom.

“We can’t wait to see this incredible icon in Jeddah,” the Jeddah Season Twitter account said of Jackson, one of the most successful female solo acts of all time.

All stars will be performing in Saudi Arabia for the first time.

The concert on Thursday will also include performances from musician Steve Aoki and singer Liam Payne and MC Super duo R3WIRE & VARSKI.

The music festival is part of the Jeddah Season of activities which falls under the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage’s (SCTH) ambitious program of seasonal entertainment for the Kingdom.

Tickets are available at: www.jeddahworldfest.com.


Saudi classical literature translated into Mandarin so the Chinese can see

Al-Madi expressed his happiness with the important step of translating Saudi literature into Mandarin. (SPA)
Updated 30 min 4 sec ago

Saudi classical literature translated into Mandarin so the Chinese can see

  • Three books have been translated from Arabic into Mandarin
  • THe books are of Saudi classical literature

BEIJING: The Chinese have been given an insight into Saudi classical literature with the help of three books that have been translated into Mandarin.

The three books were presented at a ceremony organized by the Beijing Teachers Qualification Publishing House.

The event was held in cooperation with the Center for Research and Intercommunication Knowledge in Riyadh, and the Department of Arabic Language at Beijing University for Foreign Studies.

It was attended by the Saudi ambassador to China, Turki Al-Madi, the President of the Center for Research and Intercommunication Knowledge, Yahya bin Junaid, as well as other Chinese officials.