Jeddah’s Al-Balad district has been successfully highlighting parts of the Kingdom during this Jeddah Season, visitors of the historical areas were certainly stunned as they walked down a journey through the rich heritage, culture and art of the city.
The season continues to entertain more and more visitors and enchant them with exceptional performances, workshops and exhibitions that showcase the evolution of the city.
During this month, the season featured a lineup of musicals, street art, athletics, comedy shows and local dance performances, all accompanied by a wide range of retail options and a remarkable choice of cuisine.
Al-Balad district also included a number of new attractions that kept visitors very entertained and on their feet. Here is what went on during some of them in case you have missed it!
Bait Al-Dahaleezi — immersive theater
The new immersive theater called Bait Al-Dahaleezi takes visitors into an artistic realm of mystery and fantasy, where they also get to test their courage. The theater is inspired by Al-Balad folklore, and is now being supervised by Sidra Events Management, produced by the Jeddah Season team and directed by Todd Albert Nims.
The world renowned auction house hosted during the Jeddah Season is the Kingdom’s first international art auction. “Art for Al-Balah‘ celebrated artists from across the region and was held in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and the Hafez Gallery.
Arab artists generously donated a number of their beautiful pieces in order to help the auction raise the funds needed to build a heritage museum that shall preserve the culture of Al-Balah.
The profit made from the charity auction will contribute in establishing a new heritage museum in Jeddah’s historic district in addition to supporting The Help Center, which is a non-profit organization that provides customized educational support to children with special needs.
The season is offering a summer experience like never before, in Al-Balad until July 18 so make sure you attend one of the activities before they come to an end tomorrow.