Posted by : Aahil Shaik Thursday, March 4, 2021

17-Day Magic Light Festival to illuminate Riyadh this Month

A 17-day light festival in Riyadh in March with added safety measures in place, will transform the Saudi capital into a giant art gallery of sculptures, incredible 3D lighting displays, interactive performances, building projections and outdoor installations.

'Noor Riyadh' is a city-wide festival of light and art consisting of numerous public art installations across the capital city, it will feature workshops, discussions, tours, presentations, volunteer programs, cinematic and musical events and recreational and educational activities.

- The 'festival of light' aims to improve the Riyadh's quality life in line with the goals of Saudi Vision 2030, and to enhance the cultural and artistic aspects of the capital city, by transforming Riyadh into an open art gallery that blends the traditional with the contemporary, said the Minister of Culture, Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan. Trending : Saudi Arabia vaccinated 1 million doses Coronavirus vaccine all over the Kingdom

- He added that the festival sought to enhance community interaction spread art and beauty throughout the Riyadh and enrich the daily life of residents and its visitors, by promoting art in public places and local art movement, and encouraging more creativity and innovation.

- More than 20 countries lightning artists to be part of the light festival, about half of them are Saudi citizens. Its programs includes Noor Riyadh, Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium, Urban Art Lab, Joyous Gardens, Jewels in Riyadh, Welcoming Gateways, Art on the Move, Art in Transit, Urban Flow, The Hidden River - The Illuminated brdiges, The Hidden River - Art Trial, Garden city and Riyadh Icon.

- 'Noor Riyadh' festival is the first event organized by Riyadh Art Program, one of 4 major projects launched by the King Salman in March 2019, It will run from March 18 to April 3. Recommend : Corona Vaccine to be available in Pharmacies of Saudi Arabia for free

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