‘Made in Asir’ showcases products

Updated 31 July 2015
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‘Made in Asir’ showcases products

KHAMIS MUSHAIT: Mayor Saeed bin Abdulaziz bin Mushait said the exhibition “Made in Asir 2015” provides an opportunity for productive families and artisans to exhibit their products and innovations in a manner that achieves suitable economic returns.
This came during the launch of “Made in Asir” on Wednesday at the Prince Sultan Cultural Center in Khamis Mushait, during the activities of the “Abha Gathers Us” festival, which is held under the umbrella of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage and the national program for traditional industries.
He said that participants should be supported especially since they produce local products.
The initiative was implemented under the auspices of Asir Governor and Chairman of the Tourism Development Council Prince Faisal bin Khaled, and President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage Prince Sultan bin Salman.
The exhibition will continue for five days with the participation of more than 100 artisans who present their products and various artifacts.
The exhibition is accompanied by lectures for leading business women to develop traditional products and their marketing, in addition to exhibiting the works of talented people.
“In Khamis Mushait we are still following up on the establishment an investment project that is setting up a city for family production. The project is implemented by the Chamber of Commerce in coordination with the governorate’s municipality,” the mayor added.
He pointed out that the city will be allocated to production families for a token fee; it will provide high quality services that contribute to making the project a success.


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

Updated 21 November 2018
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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.