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Seven plays in heaven: Jeddah Theater Week ends on a high note

on Saturday after presenting seven plays. The Saudi Cultural and Art Society organized the event ... by the Chairman of the Saudi Cultural and Art Society Sultan Bazai, Abdul Aziz Ismail, director of the Saudi ... plays.The Saudi Cultural and Art Society organized the event with the cooperation of the Ministry of Culture ...

09/09/2013 - 12:55 - comment 0

Haifaa Al Mansour's Wadjda: State-of-the-art film or pro-Saudi propaganda?

to institutions like the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts (SASCA), which submitted  Wadjda  to ... of women’s repression in Saudi Arabia, she did nothing more than blame “society.” According to  Wadjda , Saudisociety” is patriarchal, repressive, backward and sexist. What of the state? Does the Saudi state ...

18/01/2014 - 06:01 - comment 0

A clash of civilizations: are foreigners newly entering the Saudi stock market about to face a culture shock?

Seventy-year-old Saudi Arabian stock speculator Mohamed al-Otaibi says he lost hundreds of thousands of dollars ... there will be a clash of investment cultures when international institutions enter the $580 billion Saudi market early ... Finance, Featured Articles, Saudi Arabia) Seventy-year-old Saudi Arabian stock speculator Mohamed ...

17/08/2014 - 10:49 - comment 0

Soft power and modern art combine for Riyadh's first ever gallery of female artists

("Now") Artspace, strives to inject a dose of contemporary art into Saudi Arabia’s religious society ... Saudi Arabian contemporary art has been placed on both a regional and international map," Raza told ... of the contemporary art phenomena in Saudi Arabia, female artists are resilient and determined to break ...

23/10/2012 - 10:51 - comment 0

Omnicom School of Languages Platinum Sponsor of the Saudi Culture Day in Toronto

The Saudi Culture Day is a unique festival to showcase Saudi culture. All aspects of Saudi culture will be on display. The Saudi Culture Day is a unique festival to showcase Saudi culture. All aspects of Saudi culture ...

Press Release - 07/07/2011 - 13:28 - comment 0

Egypt's new cinema house "Zawya" opens its doors to the heartwarming flick "Wadjda"

the country has chosen to submit for the Academy Awards, the first film by a Saudi Arabian female filmmaker , and one of the few made that are at some level critical of Saudi Arabian society. Wadjda ... Screenings at art and cultural centres have entertained audiences with international and local indie ...

19/03/2014 - 14:03 - comment 0

A work of art: UAE, Qatar leading the way in Gulf's art scene

that there is no historical tradition in the arts, and no infrastructure for contemporary culture, the Gulf region has been ... has helped put a global spotlight on Dubai’s cultural context, censorship is still common at art ... Dhabi with the intention of becoming nothing less than an international hotspot for arts and culture ...

21/10/2013 - 08:18 - comment 0

Dubai Culture and Emirates Airline Festival of Literature team up for ‘Dubai Doors’ project

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority has ... for the Dubai Doors project. The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated Authority for culture, arts, and heritage, has collaborated with the Emirates Airline ...

Press Release - 04/03/2013 - 11:41 - comment 0

Wilders surely won't be impressed: Dutch museum purchases Saudi Art

of society. The Greenbox Museum displays its art collection by Saudi Arabian artists in a single space ... Saudi Arabian art in Amsterdam ... by Saudi Arabian artists in a single space in Amsterdam, in a similar way to the methods of display found ...

28/05/2014 - 19:38 - comment 0

Ibn Battuta Mall to host a festival of Arabian culture during Ramadan

in the Middle East, has organised a host of cultural activities including traditional music, dancing, art ex ... Arabian culture and hospitality and meet with UAE nationals. Special mosque tours will take place three ... this month special to mall visitors and offer them a true taste of Arabian culture. As Ramadan is a time ...

18/05/2010 - 11:14 - comment 0