RIYADH: Arab singer Aziza Jalal returned to the stage after a 30-year break on Thursday at Winter at Tantora.
Jalal's much anticipated performance started at 10 p.m.
The second season of the festival began on Dec. 19 and celebrates arts, culture and history in the heart of AlUla.
Each weekend until March 7, a wide range of events and activities will take place reflecting the convergence of the cultures of East and West. Organizers want to highlight the cultural value and historical symbolism of AlUla, which is located in northwestern Saudi Arabia and throughout history has been a meeting point for cultures and civilizations from all over the world.
In addition to guided archaeological tours and heritage events, the festival highlights include live music and dance performances at the incredible Maraya Concert Hall, a 500-seater, glass-covered, world-class theater.