HAIL: The Beit Hail 15-day festival was launched on Wednesday showcasing local heritage including incense burners, daggers, wicker baskets, and clothes with ancient Thamudic and Sadu embroidery.
Dep. Gov. of Hail Prince Faisal bin Fahd inaugurated the event at Aja Park with the undersecretary of the region, Adel bin Saleh Al-Sheikh, and other officials.
Prince Faisal toured the site and visited the exhibition of the late artist Youssef Al-Shagdali.
The festival also features classic cars and popular, colorful handicrafts created by the region’s artisans.
There were also stalls that showed how cloth is woven and transformed into clothing.
Visitors were entertained by a folklore troupe performing the Saudi Arda.
The event aims to support local talent and boost small businesses.