JEDDAH: The Saudi Tourism Authority launched the Communities Event for the Filipino, Pakistani and Indian diaspora in Jeddah, which hosts theatrical performances across three nights.
It comes as part of the Saudi Summer Program, which covers 11 destinations and will last till the end of September this year.
The event is held at the Equestrian Club on Asfan Road, and aims to attract the governorate’s visitors, citizens and residents throughout three nights.
Filipino night was held on Friday and drew large crowds. It will be followed by Pakistani night on Aug. 27 and Indian night on Sept. 3.
All three events feature theatrical and musical performances, as well as shows with a distinctive and unique character that reflect the spirit of the participating countries. There is also a children’s play area and a variety of fun activities for all family members.
Tourists and visitors wishing to learn more about the event can visit the “Spirit of Saudi Arabia” platform on visitsaudi.com. The site lets users book and buy entry tickets in regular and premium packages.
The Community Event opens from 6 p.m. until midnight. All precautionary measures must be applied, including wearing a mask and adhering to social distancing. The event is dedicated to all age groups, with vaccination mandatory for people older than 12.
The Saudi Tourism Authority launched the Saudi Summer Program on June 24, offering more than 500 packages and tourism experiences through about 250 partners and establishments from the private sector.
In early August, major events in six cities throughout the Kingdom were launched in cooperation with the National Center for Events. In total, the authority has planned to host more than 300 activity and show events.