European stars Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia, Henrik Stenson and Ian Poulter all confirmed for inaugural event
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Tuesday 18 December, 2018 – The Saudi International powered by SBIA continues to bolster its field strength, announcing today the confirmation of European Ryder Cup stars world No. 2, Justin Rose; 2017 Masters Champion, Sergio Garcia; 2016 Open Champion, Henrik Stenson; and 17-time worldwide winner, Ian Poulter, in the inaugural event, taking place in King Abdullah Economic City at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, from 31st January to 3rd February 2019.
The tournament, which features on the European Tour schedule for the first time, continues to showcase its intent to become a leading event on the golfing calendar, with a host of Ryder Cup stars set to compete for ......read more
Bounce converted a 3,500 square meter warehouse into a huge entertainment venue featuring wall-to-wall trampolines, an X-Park Adventure challenge course and more.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dec 16, 2018: The anticipation has been building for weeks and now finally the world’s first female-only trampoline park has opened its doors in Riyadh.
An indoor adrenaline pumping venue, packed with activities, BOUNCE Rawdah for Ladies and Children (boys under the age of 10), is the perfect place to have fun, get active, or just hang out.
The largest trampoline venue in Riyadh, at 3,500 square meters, BOUNCE is located in Rawdah on the main East/West Khurais Road. The venue is packed with over 80 interconnected trampolines, a dodgeball arena, slam dunk, super tramp, cliff Jump and huge inflatable ......read more
Saudi Arabia’s DIEC invests SR10 billion to help build more cinema halls, estimated to reach 2,600 cinema screens in 2030 that will drive revenues as Saudi Arabia’s youth ready to spend more on entertainment
SR12 billion is being invested in Saudi cinema industry between now and 2030
Saudi Arabia to see the development of 2,600 cinema screens by 2030
Saudi Cinema revenue expected to reach US$1.5 billion a year by 2020
The GCC region will see the development of 1,000 new cinema halls in 5 years
Saudi Arabia, October 29, 2018: Total cinema revenue in Saudi Arabia is expected to reach US$1.5 billion (Dh5.5 billion) in 2030, according to a research by PwC Middle East, a global advisory firm.
“By 2030, Saudi Arabia is expected to host 2,600 cinema ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Oct 10, 2018: After its successful opening in Jeddah, BOUNCE Middle East is all set to open the world’s first female-only trampoline park in Riyadh.
BOUNCE will be bringing its high-energy trampoline park and X-Park adventure challenge course to the capital allowing the female residents to literally fly through the air and bounce off the walls.
The huge 3,000 square meter warehouse on main East/West Road in Riyadh will offer wall to wall activities for ladies of all ages and abilities and will be the largest in the capital. The venue will be packed with over 80 interconnected trampolines, a dodgeball arena, slam dunk, huge inflatable airbag and the famous X-Park. The venue will feature plenty of other entertainment options for the ladies of ......read more
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA and STAMFORD, Conn., October 7, 2018 – The WWE Championship match featuring AJ Styles vs. Daniel Bryan will take place at Crown Jewel at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, November 2.
Additionally, the Crown Jewel will also include a Universal Championship Triple Threat match featuring Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman, and the first-ever WWE World Cup tournament to determine the best in the world.
General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia Chairman His Excellency Turki Al Sheikh, WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invite the world to celebrate this signature event. Following the sold-out Greatest Royal Rumble in April, this is the second event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi ......read more
Competition organised in collaboration with Bab Rizq Jameel and MITEF Global
December 25, 2018 deadline for application submissions
Funding of over SAR 325,000 awarded to winners at closing ceremony in the Eastern Region, Saudi Arabia, on March 2, 2019
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, October 3, 2018: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Enterprise Forum Saudi Arabia, a chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Global in collaboration with Bab Rizq Jameel, the Community Jameel initiative, has announced that registration is open for its fourth annual Saudi Startup Competition. This year’s edition will be held under the slogan “Challenge Yourself” and aims to nurture entrepreneurship and stimulate entrepreneurs in the Kingdom to contribute effectively to achieving the goals of Saudi Vision ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September 18, 2018: The Saudi General Sports Authority in partnership with WWE will present the Crown Jewel at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, November 2, including a Universal Championship Triple Threat match featuring Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman, and the first-ever WWE World Cup tournament to determine the best in the world.
General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia Chairman His Excellency Turki Al Sheikh, WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invite the world to celebrate this signature event. Following the sold-out Greatest Royal Rumble in April, this is the second event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Crown Jewel will stream live on WWE Network and ......read more
Dubai, 10th September, 2018: Bloomberg and the Misk Foundation have begun the second edition of their intensive, week-long financial journalism training program in Dubai for Saudi students. The initiative aims to advance financial education and journalism in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through training conducted by Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Bloomberg News, and more than 20 Bloomberg journalists and analysts from London and the Middle East.
The course is based in Bloomberg’s newsroom in Dubai, where students are learning about Bloomberg's brand of data-driven journalism in the news organization's largest Middle East bureau. The Saudi participants, whose majors include finance, marketing, communications and politics, were all selected for their strong interest in journalism. During the week, the students ......read more
From June 15 to August 30 visitors to enjoy 300 m2 of a Snow Garden and snow packed activities throughout the summer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: June 25, 2018: EverSnow, a French company specialising in snow making and event production has partnered with Fakieh Group to create the Snow Land event at the Al Shallal Theme Park Ice Rink in Jeddah, KSA. A 300m2 Snow Garden is being built for visitors to enjoy fun activities from the 15th of June to the 30th of August. Launched on the occasion of Eid al Fitr, the Snow Land will be the coolest place to be throughout the summer in KSA and until Eid Al Adha.
The Snow Garden will be filled with wonderful activities such as a dedicated area to build snowmen, have snowball fights, sledding, snowy slide ramp and snowshoeing. There will also be a large ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: While most people rely on the internet to read these days, one cannot deny the feeling of holding a real book. Skyline University College organized the Skyline Book Fair 2018 with the theme, “Year of Zayed on May 14-15, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Library Department also conducted an Inter-School Competition on Storytelling, Drawing, and Oratory where 81 participants competed to win.
The two-day event have witnessed students showcase their talents and their excitement while rummaging through a wide selection of books. The participating schools in this year’s Book Fair were: Gulf Asian English School, Leaders Private School, New Indian Model School, and Pace International School. While exhibitors of the event were: All Prints Publishing, Friendship Bookstore, Oxford ......read more
Linah Hussain, Malak Mously, and Rawan Baik have beaten out more than 23,000 applicants from across the world to be crowned winners of the prestigious competition.
UAE, Dubai, 27, May 2018 – A team of three female engineering students from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah have become Procter & Gamble’s Global CEO Challenge Winners. Linah Hussain, Malak Mously, and Rawan Baik beat out over 3,500 prospective participants from across India, the Middle East and Africa, before going on to compete in the global leg of the competition against participants from across the world in Panama, where they were required to present business solutions for a real-life case study to P&G’s CEO, David Taylor.
“The future in Saudi Arabia is underpinned by technology, and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: SP Jain School of Global Management has bagged the 1st Place of the recently concluded 17th Crossfire Inter-University Debating Competition organized by Skyline University College on February 28, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. A total of 12 teams consisting of 24 speakers from 8 universities in the UAE has participated in the competition.
The esteemed panel of judges of the event were: Mr. Sushil Maratha, General Manager at Maax Solutions FZ LLC and Toast Master; Mr. Mandar Agshikar, General Manager At Ajhinkkya FZE and Toast Master; and Mr. Ahmad Elkabany, Corporate Affairs General Manager – CISCO, Middle East.
Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Crossfire and we extend our sincere appreciation to all our external judges and the participating ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: The 19th Skyline Cup Cricket Tournament and 5th Skyline Inter-University Sports Festival 2018 organized by Skyline University College Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin have concluded with new set of champions in five sports categories: cricket, football, basketball, table tennis, and throw ball. Skyline housed a total of 16 universities in this year’s tournaments with a collective number of more than 600 participants from February 11-22, 2018.
This year, SUC Football Team has won the football category against City University College Ajman with a final score of 2-1. While SUC Cricket team garnered their 11th championship title at the 19th Skyline Inter-University Cricket Cup Tournament against Manipal University, Dubai.
TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS:
19TH SKYLINE CUP ......read more
KSA women participate in basketball, table tennis, fencing, Karate and athletics
Sharjah, January 24, 2018: A strong contingent of Saudi women athletes will be out in force at the fourth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), which runs from February 2-12, 2018. Organised by the Sharjah Women Sports Foundation, (SWSF), under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, the event will see 70 clubs from 17 Arab countries compete in nine Olympic sports.
For the first time, clubs from KSA are gearing up to taking part in the majority of the events. Saudi women will participate in five of the nine sports, and will be represented by the Green Jeddah Club, which will participate in table tennis, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018: During Arab Literacy Day on 8 January, IKEA, the much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, gave children the chance to ignite their passion and understanding for Arabic with its new in-store initiative. ‘Arabic Reassembled’ is a creative solution for children to learn and create 12 Arabic words that are used daily, using the all-familiar IKEA instruction manual.
You can also participate in the event at Yas Mall from 11-13 January or at Dubai Festival City from 8-13 January.
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018: HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud, winner of the Arab Sports Personality Award at the 9th Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award, wants to see more women take up top positions in Saudi Arabian sports federation and inspire the generations that follow.
The first female to lead a Saudi sports federation when she took over as president of the Federation for Community Sports in October, Princess Reema is also Deputy President of Saudi Arabia’s Sports Authority for Planning & Development.
Her pioneering role in the founding and regulation of women’s sport in Saudi Arabia, including the introduction of sports among girls in public schools, has seen Princess Reema bag the prestigious Arab Sports Personality award at the 9th Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ......read more
The 10 best international talents make their first time debut in the Kingdom
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 27th of December 2017: As part of the General Entertainment Authority winter calendar that includes diversified theatric and artistic events in different cities across the Kingdom, GEA hosted ‘America’s Got Talent’ live shows for the first time in the Kingdom and across the Middle East.
The ‘Got Talent’ shows gathered more than 5500 people and took place on Thursday and Friday, the 21st and 22nd of December, from 8 PM till 10 PM at the King Fahad Cultural Centre.
The shows featured more than 10 spectacular performers and acts from the USA, which included acrobats, high tech visual illusions, glow dancing, mental games, opera, comedy, sound effects, pop music, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2017: Skyline University College welcomed more than 1,300 students from 38 Arab and Non-Arab schools in the UAE at the 9th edition of Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival. The week-long sports fest that ran from December 4-10, 2017 concluded with a new set of champions in Football, Cricket, Basketball and Table Tennis. The Chief Guest of the awarding ceremony was Mr. Abdullah Al Kutbi, Head of Legal Department, Sharjah Sports Council.
The Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival is organized annually by SUC Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin.
Winner: Philadelphis Private School, Dubai (Second Consecutive Year)
Runner-Up: The Westminster School, Dubai (Second Consecutive Year)
Winner: Our Own English High School, Sharjah
Runner-Up: Delhi Private School, ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 19 December 2017: iLuminate™, the international band that comes all the way from New York, concluded their performance in Dammam which gathered a crowd of young people and families who attended from Saudi Arabia and the neighboring countries.
Audience from Bahrain were also very excited and happy to attend these events, and they said that they are continuously monitoring the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) via @Roznamah_sa to stay tuned to the latest shows in Saudi Arabia in general and the eastern province in particular.
In celebration of the Bahrain national Day, GEA offered the audience from Bahrain free entrance and distributed flowers to them.
The audience expressed their gratitude to the GEA and praised the efforts it is ......read more
As Saudi Arabia lifts the ban on cinemas in the Kingdom, Kantar TNS conducts a study to understand how citizens feel about the change, and the impact on behaviours
Action movies most preferred, followed by comedy. Travel to UAE and Bahrain for entertainment purposes to reduce.
Marketers find another lucrative platform in cinemas to advertise their brands; TV advertising may be negatively impacte
80 percent of the residents support the change; 90 percent of plan to visit malls with cinemas more often
36% of movie-intenders already plan to view local Saudi content with the figure rising to 48% for Arabic content
December 19, 2017, Dubai, UAE: Saudi Arabia’s recent announcement to lift the 3-decade old ban on commercial cinemas is expected to bring further growth prospects in their economic landscape. Latest ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 18th of December 2017 : The legendary Hollywood star John Travolta, in his first visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, spoke about the instrumental role entertainment plays in bringing together people from diverse backgrounds surrounding art.
“An Evening with John Travolta” was organized by the General Entertainment Authority in the APEX Convention Center in Riyadh, in which Travolta’s Saudi fans met him for the first time and heard about his journey in Hollywood.
Travolta expressed his gratitude towards GEA for giving him the opportunity to be present in the generous land of Saudi Arabia and praised their efforts in organizing this unique event. “I am very lucky to be the first Hollywood star to visit the Kingdom after the decision to open movie theatres in the country ......read more
Riyadh, November 28, 2017- Dar Al-Hekma University students emerged as the winners of the fourth place in the MENAISC 2017 Hackathon competition held recently on the sideline of the fifth annual information security conference for the Middle East and North Africa region in Riyadh.
The main objective of the Hackathon was to give students a chance to prepare them for future roles in the field of information security and protection of information infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
A total of 64 students from 10 universities across the Kingdom took part in the competition. The Hackathon provided students with the platform to go from the “idea formation stage” to the “implementation stage” in a short span.
Dar Al-Hekma University won for its app 30,000 SAR in addition to a training program at ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017: His Royal Highness, Prince, Mansour Bin Megren Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prince of Asir Region, visited Al-Jazeera Paints Corner for Children during his recent tour to Abha Art Street, which is being held as part of “Abha Festival Gathers us”, in support of Abha celebrations with its new title as the capital of Arab tourism for the current year.
His Royal Highness, listened to a brief explanation from Mr. Wael Bin Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al- Romaih, Deputy Executive President of Al- Jazeera Paints Company, on the events and activities taking place in Al- Jazeera Paints Children's corner in an atmosphere of fun, smiles and colors to discover new talents and create their creativity, as well as giving the children the opportunity to color their favorite drawings, such as those of ......read more
Over 629,000 students participate in the second round of the competition.
Riyadh: 18 June, 2017: Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) participants were honoured at a ceremony held under the patronage of the Minister of Education His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Al Isa and ARC Secretary General Najla Al Shamsi in Riyadh.
His Excellency honoured two winners in Saudi Arabia; male competition winner Mohammed Mukhtar Al Salman, in grade seven from the Eastern Region, and female competition winner Shatha Basha Al Toweirqi, in grade five from Ta’if. Al Isa also honoured the winner of the best supervisor award Nawal Mohammed Al Jarallah and the winner of the best school award Ibn Khaldoun School in Yanbu.
Her Excellency stated, “We are proud of our students in Saudi Arabia, who have competed in the Arab Reading ......read more
Public Relations Expert Emphasized the Importance of Building Partnerships with Media Channel.
A Public Relations and Media expert emphasized the importance of building solid ties with the media. Relationships with the media should be built on a successful and fruitful partnership, rather than on operational needs and wants. Otherwise, the media will feel used as a tool to facilitate processes.
Abdullah Inayat, Co-Founder & Media Relations Director of W7Worldwide, which is a company specialized in offering strategic and media consultancy, introduced 7 tips to insure a great relationship with the media. Building a relationship based on partnership, plus speaking eloquently, is sure to pave the way for a great relationship. A Public Relations expert must bear in mind important factors before proceeding to speak with media ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 24, 2013 – Xerox, the leading enterprise for business process and document management and organiser of the 15th Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge (XCGC), announces the sixth qualifying round of the tournament, taking place on April 25 at The Dubai Creek and Yacht Golf Club, Dubai, UAE, with entries of more than 50 teams consisting of 100 players.
The par 71 course measures ......read more
Dubai, 27 of March, 2013 – The L'Oréal Foundation and UNESCO have announced that applications are now open for the 2013 Pan Arab Fellowships For Women in Science in its fourth consecutive year. Ten new fellowships will be granted to ten exceptional women scientists from Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, the Sultanate of Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, ......read more
80s Rewind is coming to Dubai on Friday 1st March 2013 with a fantastic new line up of 80's artists JUST CONFIRMED and playing together for the first time in Dubai, including Rick Astley, A.B.C, Heaven 17, Howard Jones and T'Pau in one incredible night.
GEM [Global Event Management], a leading live event and communications agency in the region, announced they are bringing 80's ......read more
Dubai, 26th November 2012: Pro Art Gallery, the gallery that is synonymous with innovative art & collectibles is pleased to announce the opening of their exhibition, ‘The Beauty of Calligraphy '. The exhibition which will showcase the artworks by Arab and Iranian artists, will run from November 28th to December 19th 2012, at Palm Strip Shopping Mall on Jumeirah Beach Road, ......read more
Under the Patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces
Visitors at Abu Dhabi Art 2012 in front of Design Commission (left) and Tadashi Kawamata Chairs for Abu Dhabi (right) which sold
Artists Bharti Kher and Subodh Gupta in an Abu Dhabi Art Conversation
Visitors viewing works ......read more
Egyptian art collector launches cross-cultural initiative to build bridges between the Arab world and the West
The Shafik Gabr Foundation announces the launch of “East-West: The Art of Dialogue”, a new charitable initiative to encourage and stimulate dialogue between the Arab world and the West.
The initiative, inspired by founder Shafik Gabr's passion for the European and ......read more
9 November, Abu Dhabi: Marina Abramovic and Ghada Amer, two of the most widely recognised female contemporary artists today, as well as conceptual artist Abdulnasser Gharem one of Saudi Arabia's most influential contemporaries, headlined day three of Abu Dhabi Art's Conversations on Saadiyat Island. This follows yesterday's appearance of Bharti Kher and Subudh Gupta, hailed as ......read more
Initiative celebrates creativity among students;reinforces Henkel's commitment to community
This is innovation with a difference; an initiative that takes Henkel's commitment to community to a different level. Since its inception, Henkel has always believed in direct and intensive communications with the student community. One of the company's key initiatives in this direction is ......read more
Using LG's New Mirror-type Lightwave Oven, Donovan and Hayley van Rooyen Took Home the Master Home Chef Prize
DUBAI, Oct. 14, 2012 – LG Electronics (LG) successfully concluded the fifth annual LG Home Chef Championship (LG-HCC) Middle East and Africa Masters Competition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on October 10. The winners of this year's competition were Donovan and Hayley ......read more
Works by Ammar Al Attar, Manal AlDowayan, Athier & Sinisa Vlajkovic
Dubai, UAE: Cuadro Fine Art Gallery will begin the 2012-13 season with the launch of four new exhibitions. The four shows, “The Prayer Rooms” by Ammar Mohammed Al Attar, “My Name” by Manal AlDowayan, “Hold It In” by Athier, and “Genius Loci” by Sinisa Vlajkovic open ......read more