‘Riyadh Season extension limited to some areas’

Riyadh Safari
Updated 19 November 2019

‘Riyadh Season extension limited to some areas’

  • The ambitious 2019 Saudi Seasons initiative, the first of its kind in the region, was launched in February and includes 11 local seasons covering most parts of Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: The chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, Turki Al-Sheikh, announced on Tuesday the areas where Riyadh Season will be extended after its planned conclusion.
He said in a statement: “The season will end in mid-December as scheduled, but it will only be extended in some areas that are attracting more people increasingly. The areas are the following: Winter Wonderland, Al-Muraba’a, Riyadh Safari and Riyadh Sahara, where the season will be extended until Jan. 18, 2020, whereas it will be extended until the end of March 2020 in Riyadh Boulevard.”
The ambitious 2019 Saudi Seasons initiative, the first of its kind in the region, was launched in February and includes 11 local seasons covering most parts of the Kingdom. 


Saudi Arabia participates in GCC archaeology exhibition

The pavilion features a series of documentaries on Saudi Arabia’s cultural heritage. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia participates in GCC archaeology exhibition

  • Saudi Arabia’s pavilion hosts, 55 artifacts and relics covering different eras, including from the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and the pre-Islamic and Islamic periods

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, represented by the national heritage sector at the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), is taking part in the 6th Joint Periodic Exhibition on the Archaeology of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) Arab States in Kuwait.
The exhibition, held under the supervision of the secretary-general of the GCC, in partnership with the Kuwaiti National Council for Culture, Arts and Literature, opened last Wednesday at the National Museum of Kuwait and will run until Feb. 15.
The Kingdom’s pavilion hosts, 55 artifacts and relics covering different eras, including from the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and the pre-Islamic and Islamic periods.
The pavilion also features a series of documentaries on the Kingdom’s cultural heritage, a number of publications by the antiquities and museums sector on different areas of cultural heritage, as well as a collection of photographs and historical information on Saudi Arabia’s cultural depth.