AlUla heritage site will officially open to the public in October 2020 but until then, you can get a full experience of what to expect during this edition of Winter at Tantora festival with a series of events that kicked off on December 19th.
Until the 7th of March, you can get to enjoy a wide variety of cultural events and activities, from concerts for international star in the astounding mirrored Mayara concert hall to getting a full experience of AlUla’s nature.
AlUla is known for its sandstone mountains and sand-swept canyons and you can get a good view of them with a hot air balloon, that will take you over the magnificent views of the heritage site.
Here are some of the events happening this month.
From January 2nd to January 11th 2020
“More than 60 hot air balloons take festival goers to the skies and offer sweeping aerial views of AlUla’s stunning landscape and rich heritage sites.”
This month, a wide range of outstanding musicians will take on the stage of AlUla, they are as follows:
The music of Beethoven at a Michelin-starred Restaurant (dinner)
2 January 2020
Celebration of Beethoven (Maraya Concert)
3 January 2020
The music of Beethoven at Sass Café (lunch)
4 January 2020
For more details on upcoming concerts and to book your tickets, click here.
Fursan Horse Race
Get ready for the best riders in the world who are coming all the way to ALUla’s magnificent mountains for the third-largest price in endurance racing: 20m SAR.
You can visit their website now for more events happening during this season of Winter at Tantora.
Red Sea Film Festival Closing Ceremony Glamour
Vintage Cars Pop in Jeddah
In five days, an international motor show, will take place in Jeddah. The Jeddah superdome, 6th December and until 10th of December, will be one of the biggest international motor shows. The exhibition is sponsored by the ministry of transport and logistics and organized by the Salah company. The Jeddah Superdome, has set a world Record for being the largest freestanding dome in the world, in contrast to the Tokyo Dome which formerly held the title, with 206 meters. Located on the Madinah Road, West of King Abdallah sport City, the Jeddah Superdome has an internal area of 24,000 square meters, and a height of 46 meters, with a diameter of 210 meters, a parking space that accommodates 5200 viceless. The exhibition includes many experiences such as drifting, with professional drivers, on dedicated racks, go karting, off road experience with SUVs with professional drivers in a dedicated circuit, and an opportunity to drive the car of your dreams. In addition to restaurants, cafes that suit all of your tastes. The exhibition includes many important car agencies and exclusive launches of many vintage and antique cars presented for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in addition to an auction of rare classic cars, with more than 35 luxury and rare cars on display. The auction was held by the Silverstone auctioneers, the biggest UK classic car auction house. The event is the biggest in its name, and the car industry, featuring the oldest cars, but unfortunately nothing was sold.
Beaches of the Kingdom Are About to Get Cleaner with This New Campaign
Beaches of the Kingdom are about to get cleaner with the ‘Let’s Make Them Cleaner’ initiative, which was launched on Friday by the Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development.
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.