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Ministry of Culture to Establish Tariq Abdul Hakim Music Museum

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Riyadh, The Ministry of Culture has announced the establishment of a music museum for the late artist Tariq Abdul Hakim in Al-Balad, Jeddah. The museum's contents will represent the richness of the local musical history and the contributions of the late musician to the art scene in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The museum will be inaugurated at the end of 2022 in the historical area of Al-Balad, which was registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2014. The museum includes a collection of archival and personal belongings of Tariq Abdul Hakim, including musical instruments and reels for his recordings, photo albums, some musical compositions by major Arab singers such as Umm Kulthum and Abdul Wahab. It also contains his visual and audio documents while performing his compositions wit...

Kingdom won 4 international awards in Nordic-Baltic Physics Olympiad among 12 countries

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Riyadh, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia represented by King Abdulaziz Foundation for Talent and Creativity (Mawhiba) won four international awards in Nordic-Baltic Physics Olympiad 2020 that was held in the Republic of Latvia virtually on line due to the Corona pandemic, The Olympiad featured the participation of 111 contestants representing 12 countries, including 4 major countries and 8 guests countries . The Kingdom won a silver award and 3 bronze awards.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Innovative prizes allotted by MoC for its cultural contests winners

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Riyadh, The Ministry of Culture (MoC) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced today it has allotted as many as 200 smart devices as corporeal prizes for laureates of a number of cultural contests it has designed on its electronic platforms during the preventive isolation period. The new announcement said the MoC is planning to soon launch more cultural competitions during the current fasting month of Ramadan which coincides with a stay-at-home extraordinary situation to help each other combat the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. Source: Saudi Press Agency

AMC Theaters to Limit Attendance to 50 People Per Showing

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NEW YORK - AMC Theaters, the largest movie chain in North America, will limit attendance at all screenings to 50 people to adhere to the CDC's latest social distancing guidelines. Cinemas in New York City and Los Angeles on Sunday were ordered closed by the city's respective mayors. Many art house theaters nationwide have also shuttered. But the largest chains in North America , AMC, Regal Cinemas, Cinemark, have tried to keep their doors open. Over the weekend, the chains began to limit theater capacity to 50%. They have pledged to thoroughly clean theaters in between showings. AMC said in any theaters smaller than 100 seats, it wouldn't fill them more than half. Regal and Cinemark didn't immediately respond to messages Monday. For most people, the new coro...

“Syrian Woman…Victory Icon” Festival starts activities

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Hama, A festival under the title “Syrian Woman…Victory Icon” started activities on Tuesday evening at Dar Al-Assad for Culture and Arts in Hama city.The festival was held by Raqqa Culture Department in cooperation with Hama Culture Department in celebration of International Women’s Day and it has witnessed a large turnout by writers and intellectuals.Participants in the festival affirmed that the Syrian women through history and up till now have represented an example to follow in sacrifice and giving.During the festival, a film about the struggle of Syrian women was screened, in addition to honoring a number of elite Syrian women who have played a distinguished role during the terrorist war waged against Syria.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

“Syrian Woman…Victory Icon” Festival starts activities

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Hama, A festival under the title “Syrian Woman…Victory Icon” started activities on Tuesday evening at Dar Al-Assad for Culture and Arts in Hama city.The festival was held by Raqqa Culture Department in cooperation with Hama Culture Department in celebration of International Women’s Day and it has witnessed a large turnout by writers and intellectuals.Participants in the festival affirmed that the Syrian women through history and up till now have represented an example to follow in sacrifice and giving.During the festival, a film about the struggle of Syrian women was screened, in addition to honoring a number of elite Syrian women who have played a distinguished role during the terrorist war waged against Syria.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Winter at Tantora Celebrates Eastern and Western Culture as AlUla Embraces a Night of Persian Music

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AlUla, Saudi Arabia, In bringing together the best of eastern and western culture, the latest season of Winter at Tantora Festival announces the launch of Persian Music Nights, a two-night event (5th and 6th March) with a selection of Persian musicians.Seven of the most influential and best-loved Persian musicians will perform during the Persian Music Nights event: Shahram Shabpareh, Leila Forouhar, Ebi, Sasy, Shadmehr Aghili, Andy, and Arash Labaf.The festival seeks to highlight Persian art and music in AlUla, the land of historical civilisations and ancient trade routes.This initiative is in line with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's focus on recognizing AlUla as a cradle of diverse civilisations and cultures throughout the ages, and establish the Winter at Tantora Festival as a hub for cul...

Winter at Tantora Celebrates Eastern and Western Culture as AlUla Embraces a Night of Persian Music

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AlUla, Saudi Arabia, In bringing together the best of eastern and western culture, the latest season of Winter at Tantora Festival announces the launch of Persian Music Nights, a two-night event (5th and 6th March) with a selection of Persian musicians.Seven of the most influential and best-loved Persian musicians will perform during the Persian Music Nights event: Shahram Shabpareh, Leila Forouhar, Ebi, Sasy, Shadmehr Aghili, Andy, and Arash Labaf.The festival seeks to highlight Persian art and music in AlUla, the land of historical civilisations and ancient trade routes.This initiative is in line with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's focus on recognizing AlUla as a cradle of diverse civilisations and cultures throughout the ages, and establish the Winter at Tantora Festival as a hub for cul...

Mrs. Asma al-Assad receives winners of Syrian Science Olympiad in the International Olympic Competitions

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Damascus, Mrs. Asma al-Assad on Thursday received winners of Syrian Science Olympiad in the International Olympic Competitions 2019.The students won a silver medal, seven bronze medals, and two certificates of appreciation in Mathematics, Chemistry, IT, and Biology during their participation in the International Olympic Competitions, which were held in Britain, France, Hungary and Azerbaijan, a report published on the Presidency page on Facebook said.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Mrs. Asma al-Assad receives winners of Syrian Science Olympiad in the International Olympic Competitions

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Damascus, Mrs. Asma al-Assad on Thursday received winners of Syrian Science Olympiad in the International Olympic Competitions 2019.The students won a silver medal, seven bronze medals, and two certificates of appreciation in Mathematics, Chemistry, IT, and Biology during their participation in the International Olympic Competitions, which were held in Britain, France, Hungary and Azerbaijan, a report published on the Presidency page on Facebook said.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency