The Rejal Al-Teeb is yet another festival celebrating parts of the Kingdom’s culture in the village of Rijal Almaa, the festival that will run for 20 days will explore the southern region’s heritage.
Organized by the Ministry of Culture as part of Al-Soudah Season, in the aim of turning it into a global tourist destination, the festival will launch on August 12 till the 31st.
Visitors will get to enjoy a tour around the village’s old mud and stone building, along with discovering the village’s rich history through a number of activities that include “the Heritage Market,” folklore and live shows, traditional food and arts and poetry evenings.
The village also has a beautiful flower garden, lots of perfume shops and Basil cafe. The flowers are used in making the village’s famous flower necklaces, and visitors will get to make their very own with the help of Asiri women.
Flowers necklaces are a cultural symbol that carries a social connotation for the Asiri people.
One of the main events of the festival is the heritage market that involves a lot of activities that help reflect the culture of Asir, and offers tourists the opportunity of enjoying the richness of its civilization and beauty.
The festival will also include poetry evenings and local, national and international folklore performances, and offers craft workshops that display traditional skills.
Thirty buses will be available to drive tourists from Al-Soudah Park to Rijal Almaa village. Also, the festival will recruit staff from local clubs and universities and will give them the required training to get them ready to welcome tourists from around the world.
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Professional divers are taking part of the campaign as volunteers who are ready to clean the beaches and seabeds of Saudi Arabia, in order to save the marine environment from pollution.
The initiative is one of the events launched for Saudi and International Volunteer Day, which is celebrated every year on the 5th of December.
Entitles ‘Ataa Watan,’ the event covers several programs and activities across Saudi Arabia, they were held in partnership with government bodies and NGOs.
So far, the ministry launched five initiatives throughout this year, as part of the Voluntary Work Platform it launched on March 31, 2020.