Mohammed Abdu to perform live in Riyadh

Mohammed Abdu
Updated 02 September 2016

Mohammed Abdu to perform live in Riyadh

JEDDAH: Famous Saudi singer Mohammed Abdu will be performing live at the King Fahd Cultural Center in Riyadh during Eid festivities. The concert, organized by Rotana, is expected to draw over 3,000 spectators.
The last live concert held in Riyadh was in 1992, and the last concert Mohammed Abdu performed in Riyadh was in 1988.
Abdu’s concert in Riyadh will be followed by another one in Jeddah and in Dubai, all in September.
Abdu preformed live at Souq Okaz, in Taif, in August, drawing a great number of people.

Jeddah Season provides seasonal employment for young Saudis

Updated 18 June 2019

Jeddah Season provides seasonal employment for young Saudis

JEDDAH: The Jeddah Season festival has provided a wide range of seasonal employment opportunities for young Saudi men and women, helping them gain experience and prepare them to enter the job market.

More than 5,000 young Saudis are working around the clock, each in his or her field, to manage the festival’s activities.

The festival aims to highlight development opportunities in Saudi Arabia, introduce the Kingdom as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, support the government’s efforts to empower Saudi youths, support local small and medium enterprises, develop Jeddah’s tourism sector and provide volunteer opportunities.

Jeddah Season, which began on June 8 and runs until July 18, has attracted thousands of visitors of all ages through its 150 local and international events and activities.

It is being held at five sites: King Abdullah Sports City, Al-Hamra Corniche, the Jeddah Waterfront, Obhur and Historic Jeddah (Al-Balad), which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Jeddah Season offers a wide range of tourism, entertainment and cultural events and activities, and sheds light on the city’s status as the Kingdom’s tourism capital. Most of its events are being held for the first time in Saudi Arabia.

Jeddah Season is in line with the Vision 2030 reform plan, which aims to advance the welfare of Saudi society, diversify local development opportunities, improve the Kingdom’s contribution to arts and culture, and create job opportunities for Saudi youths.