ALBAWABA - Saudi Arabia expects to have the biggest colorful costume festival ever to be held in the Arab Kingdom.
The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) announced that it would hold the Kingdom’s largest costume festival at Boulevard City in Riyadh on Feb. 9 and 10. https://t.co/ky5mw9lZzg— Saudi Gazette (@Saudi_Gazette) February 6, 2023
The announcement, which drew the attention of many on social media, was made by Turki Al-Sheikh, chairman of the Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA).
The event, slated for Feb. 9-10 in the Boulevard City in the Saudi capital Riyadh, is expected to be a colorful fancy dress party designed to bring joy to people, especially young Saudis.
#RiyadhSeason is welcoming for free all those who are wearing traditional Saudi clothing as part of the #FoundingDay celebration. Festive shows are underway in the cities and in #BoulevardRiyadhCity and events will be ongoing till midnight. Take a look at the rundown of pictures. pic.twitter.com/rMCJC5LglM— CIC Saudi Arabia (@CICSaudi) February 22, 2022
Saudi Arabia: Halloween revelers experience glory and gore on Riyadh Boulevard!!!— Muslim Spaces (@MuslimSpaces) October 29, 2022
Spooky season festivities began in Riyadh after the Boulevard was transformed into a venue-wide costume party during the “Scary Weekend” event!!!https://t.co/5sdC7D2HJJ pic.twitter.com/QY56TsSqCq
The GEA called on people interested to participate in the festival to wear masquerades to be allowed a free entry.
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