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Saudi based language complex launches proficiency courses for non-native Arabic teachers
Culture & Education | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:41 am
JEDDAH: The King Salman International Complex for Arabic Language is launching proficiency courses for non-native Arabic teachers in Saudi Arabia and abroad. The project comes within the framework of KSICAL’s services and programs in the Arabic language to improve the institution’s global...
Ancient secrets of love and happiness — set in stone across Arabian Peninsula
Culture & Education | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:37 am
MAKKAH: Ancient inscriptions on rocks throughout the Arabian Peninsula are helping to paint a picture of the earliest Arabic cultures, including economic and social conditions — and even people’s thoughts on love, marriage and happiness. The engravings provide evidence of early religious...
Saudi Arabia’s Dhee Ayn lit up to mark Arabic calligraphy’s addition to UNESCO list
Culture & Education | Sunday 2 January, 2022 9:15 am
BAHA: Light shows illuminated the facades of 58 palaces in the archaeological village of Dhee Ayn in Baha to celebrate the addition of Arabic calligraphy to UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.The Saudi Heritage Commission said the celebrations would last for a week and that light shows ...
Ministry of Culture Launches Podcast
Culture & Education | Sunday 2 January, 2022 8:58 am
The Ministry of Culture launched an audio podcast entitled "1949" that deals with cultural issues and discusses them in various formats to reflect what is going on in the Saudi cultural sector with its 16 various sub-sectors.The podcast "1949" will deal in each episode a topic belonging to one of...
Young Saudi’s artistic work takes Islamic geometry to new level
Culture & Education | Saturday 1 January, 2022 2:05 pm
JEDDAH: A 22-year-old artist, Lama Abdulrahman, has taken traditional Islamic art and experimented with it, creating her own unique style while still keeping the spirit of the art alive.Her main style is Islamic geometry, though she likes experimenting with many different mediums, Abdulrahman...
Saudi artist makes portrait of crown prince using gemstones from Jabal Tuwaiq
Culture & Education | Wednesday 29 December, 2021 4:02 pm
RIYADH: Inspired by the words of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi artist Sarah Al-Zaidi spent five months creating a portrait of him using gemstones and other minerals she collected from Jabal Tuwaiq, a mountain in the north of the Kingdom. ‘Himmat Al-Jabal,’ which translates as...
King Faisal Prize Ceremony Awarding Laureates of 2020 and 2021 to be Held on December 28
Culture & Education | Tuesday 28 December, 2021 12:17 am
Under the auspices of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, King Faisal Prize award ceremony will be held on December 28 in Riyadh to honor the laureates of 2020 and 2021. Ten top-notch scholars, scientists, innovators, and thought leaders, who have made outstanding and...
Diriyah Announced Capital of Arab Culture for 2030
Culture & Education | Tuesday 21 December, 2021 3:39 am
The Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science (ALECSO) announced the selection of Diriyah as the capital of Arab culture for 2030, due to its immortal symbolism at the level of culture locally and regionally, and its remarkable history with a civilized legacy that is still influential...
MBSC Launches a “Master in Finance” Program to Develop Future Financial Leaders
Culture & Education | Tuesday 21 December, 2021 12:17 am
As part of its continued efforts to develop a new generation of distinctive graduates possessing future competencies, Prince Mohammed Bin Salman College (MBSC) of Business and Entrepreneurship has announced the launch of a unique Master in Finance (MiF) program to develop recent graduates and early ...
The “Intangible Cultural Heritage” initiative in Saudi schools
Culture & Education | Friday 17 December, 2021 11:06 am
Today, the Saudi Ministry of Culture launched the Intangible Cultural Heritage Initiative, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education. : https://engage.moc.gov.sa/intangible_heritage/ The timeline of the initiativeThe Saudi culture divided the timeline of the initiative into six time...