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Riyadh Municipality: Beautifying The Capital

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Riyadh Municipality launched on April 10, with the aim of beautifying public places in Riyadh through bringing together graffiti artists, all of which is part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

‘Beautifying Riyadh’s Murals’ events will focus mainly on public spheres and spaces in the capital city, so far it has successfully attracted top Saudi graffiti artists.

The events taking places across the capital are divided into two stages, first one is the removal of of any distorted scriptures off the walls, that is done by volunteers. While the second stage is covering the walls with murals, and that of course where artists take over.

Besides the aim of beautifying the city, the event also comes as part of Riyadh municipality’s campaign that is trying to raise awareness, responsibility and change people’s attitude towards public spaces.

It is amazing to see the Kingdom embracing this sort of art, and implementing it in the streets of Riyadh as a part of a huge campaign like this.

This isn’t the Kingdom’s first attempt at beautifying the city; seeing that it has just recently launched a $23 billion project to create vast green areas in Riyadh that includes the world’s biggest city park.

Construction will begin this year on four schemes — King Salman Park, Sports Boulevard, Green Riyadh and Riyadh Art — which is expected to result in several good outcomes such as create sustainable communities, take action against climate change and provide more than 70,000 job opportunities.

The aim of the project is to “significantly improve the lives of its citizens, transform the city into an attractive destination and make it one of the world’s most livable cities,” the government said.

Meanwhile, in Sakaka city, a campaign for beautifying the Makkah Road is currently happening, that was launched by The Committee of Fine Arts and Arab Calligraphy. Artists from Al-Jouf will part a large mural as part of the agreement signed with Al-Jouf municipality and the Saudi Arabia Society for Culture and Art.

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Ad Diriyah Oasis: Soon to Be an Integrated Creative Environment For Digital Arts

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Construction has kicked off in the world’s first center for digital arts Ad Diriyah Art Oasis, which is set to launch in 2022.

The project is under the supervision and partnership of Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) and the Saudi Ministry of Culture, they are expected to revolutionize the fields of digital art, artificial intelligence and modern technologies as they dedicate the area to supporting innovation.

The Art Oasis is located in the heart of mesmerizing Ad Diriyah, the Amedeo Schiattarella-designed Oasis will be part of the 10,000-square meter Al-Bujairi heritage district. It will contain six art studios, workshops, youth entertainment facilities and a library, in addition to workshops and lecture theaters.

Bringing together all these facilities will develop a fully-integrated creative environment for producing digital arts and allowing artists to develop their skills.

The Oasis will offer four main educational tracks:

– Arts, artificial intelligence, creative computing, and automatic learning.

– Digital arts, photography, production of movies and sound arts.

– Graphic design, 3d modelling, animation, and animated graphics.

– The New Media and Contemporary Art Research Center, an educational program exploring developed cultural contexts in the contemporary world.

Moreover, the Oasis will host public art events including the annual international exhibition for arts and artificial intelligence and a series of hackathons that focus on the application of the digital arts.

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HRH Princes Lamia Bint Majed Al Saud Receives People First Leader Award

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HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Al Saud, Secretary General and Member of the Board of Trustees at Alwaleed Philanthropies has received the ‘People First Leader Award’, and was named as an Honorary Advisory Board Member at the 8th Annual GCC GOV HR Summit 2020, the region’s biggest public sector human resources (HR) platform.

The award comes as a recognition for her implacable work and incredible leadership skills that comes in light of Alwaleed Philanthropies, her work aligns with the vision of Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz AlSaud to contribute to a world of tolerance, acceptance and equality for all.

“I am extremely honoured and humbled to be the recipient of the People First Leader Award and a special thanks to the organising committee for selecting me as the Honorary Advisory Board Member for this event,” the hardworking HRH Princess Lamia said. “Every milestone I have achieved to date at Alwaleed Philanthropies is a result of the team’s collaborative work and drive to create a better future for those in need.”

Her highness also added that Alwaleed Philanthropies has taken extraordinary efforts in supporting both women and the youth in the workplace, not just in Saudi Arabia but all over the Middle East. According to her, it’s important to bind “the spirit of collaboration in order to meet our collective goal; a more equal and prosperous world for all” once the pandemic is over.

Congratulations to her highness! We wish her more success and recognition for her incredible work.

 

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Saudi Ministry of Justice Appoints 100 Women Notaries

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In a bid to increase and highlight the significant role of women of Saudi Arabia within the justice sector, the Saudi Ministry of Justice has appointed 100 women notaries.

This comes as an attempt to facilitate the judicial services for women and expand their role in the Kingdom’s governmental justice sector.

According to the ministry, the 100 appointed women notaries will officially start their work in the ministry as of next Sunday with a specialized training program for a period of 3 months.

This isn’t the first time the Ministry appoints qualified women in the ministry, many other women have already been appointed in different fields including law, Sharia, sociology, administration and technology.

We’re always proud of what Saudi women are continuously achieving and we feel prouder reporting each and every milestone! We’re also glad to see the reforms of the Kingdom aligning with the 2030 Vision.

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