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Saudi Arabia's AlUla to host ALECSO meeting after Taif 42 years ago
Culture & Education | Tuesday 18 January, 2022 4:39 pm
RIYADH — AlUla Governorate in the northwest of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is scheduled to host the meetings of 116th ordinary session of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) from January 25 to 27, with the participation of 21 Arab countries.During the...
Saudi law of elderly is based on country’s customs and traditions
Culture & Education | Tuesday 18 January, 2022 4:27 pm
RIYADH: It is important to ensure social protection for elderly people — be it quality of life, providing assistance, or investing their skills in various fields. Society, however, must know that these rights are part of Saudi Arabia’s social norms and traditions. The Saudi Cabinet...
11 categories of students exempted from in-person class attendance from Sunday
Culture & Education | Monday 17 January, 2022 9:38 am
RIYADH — The Public Health Authority (Weqaya) emphasized that a total of 11 categories of students, who suffer from various diseases and disorders, have been exempted from attending in-person classes of elementary schools and kindergartens, scheduled to resume on coming Sunday, Jan. 23.This...
National eLearning Center to hold conference on “eLearning for Human Capability Development”
Culture & Education | Sunday 16 January, 2022 3:57 pm
The National eLearning Center is scheduled to organize the international conference on “eLearning for Human Capability Development” between Jan. 24 and 27, 2022 in Riyadh, with the participation of renowned international experts from various countries,The conference will be held under the...
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...
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