Events & Happenings

Showcase Your Startup at the Largest Startup Gathering in the Kingdom! – Photobook Photography Article

Showcase Your Startup at the Largest Startup Gathering in the Kingdom! What better space to delve into new markets, meet industry leaders, and gain exposure than at the largest startup gathering in the Kingdom! This year, Arabnet Riyadh, the Kingdom’s largest technology event, is expected to convene over 2,000 corporate executives and senior government leaders and 4,000 entrepreneurs, youth, and students under one roof. Do you have a startup and wish to gain exposure, venture into a new market, distinguish…

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Women Running Entrepreneurship and Digital Innovation in the Kingdom! – Photobook Photography Article

Women Running Entrepreneurship and Digital Innovation in the Kingdom! The entrepreneurial scene in Saudi Arabia has been on a roll in the past few years with an increase in startup investment. This entrepreneurial growth could be attributed to its Vision 2030 objective of achieving a thriving economy through fostering and investing in startups. Saudi’s 2030 Vision does not only focus on expanding entrepreneurship and enterprise opportunities per se, but it also aims at more female inclusion and participation in different…

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WWE® Crown Jewel Set For Thursday, October 31 – Photobook Photography Article

TICKETS AVAILABLE THIS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30. WWE Crown Jewel will take place at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Thursday, October 31 at 8 pm AST. Tickets re available this Monday, September 30 at 6 pm AST via www.TicketMX.com. Ticket prices start at 25 SAR. WWE Crown Jewel is a signature event of the Riyadh Season and will feature WWE Superstars Seth Rollins, Kofi Kingston, Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar, “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, The New Day, Randy…

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World’s First Cartridge-Free Laser Printer Now Available in Saudi Arabia – Photobook Photography Article

Continuing to reinvent smart printing, HP Inc. launched the world’s first cartridge-free printer – the HP Neverstop Laser, in Saudi Arabia. Designed specifically for small and medium business (SMB) owners, the launch of the revolutionary printer saw close to 200 entrepreneurs and business owners gather at Prince Sultan Grand Hall, Al Faisaliah Hotel to discuss market opportunities, challenges on starting up and insights on their success. The event included attendance from executives from the HP leadership team. The hero product…

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YouTube Music and YouTube Premium launch in the Middle East – Photobook Photography Article

YouTube Music and YouTube Premium are now available in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon, and Oman and Qatar.  YouTube Music, a music streaming app, offers people a new way to experience the music they love through a versatile catalogue of official songs, albums, covers, videos, live performances and more. YouTube Premium, a paid subscription on the main YouTube app, offers ad-free viewing, background playing, offline access, as well as, access to a YT Music subscription. All…

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Naif AlRajhi Investment and Accor Debut Fairmont Luxury Serviced Residences in the Middle East – Photobook Photography Article

Naif Alrajhi Investment company and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announce a global first – the debut of a standalone luxury serviced residence with the signing of the Fairmont Ramla Serviced Residences, Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Riyadh, 10th September, 2019 –  Fairmont Ramla Serviced Residences, Riyadh is set to open in 2020. The project will feature 249 serviced residences featuring one, two and three-bedroom units and 4-bedroom penthouses, with ample space and maximize comfort. Naif Saleh Alrajhi, Chairman…

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The Kingdom’s Largest Technology Event Returns in Riyadh for its 8th Edition – Photobook Photography Article

The Kingdom’s largest technology gathering is back for its 8th edition on December 10-11 and has moved to a new venue, the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center. For the second consecutive year, Arabnet will feature two events taking place simultaneously under one roof: Arabnet Riyadh for 2,000+ corporate executives and senior government leaders, and Inspire Saudi for 4,000+ entrepreneurs, youth and students. The two concurrent events will bring together 250+ experts and speakers from around the world, with full…

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Brad Pitt and Tommy Lee Jones Star in Eagerly Anticipated Sci-Fi Thriller ‘AD Astra’ – Photobook Photography Article

To the Stars! Ad Astra premieres at the 76th Venice Film Festival and releases in Saudi Arabia Cinemas 19th September. AD ASTRA, releasing throughout Saudi Arabia on the 19th September, is  a sci-fi thriller set in the future starring Brad Pitt as an elite astronaut who travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. Ad Astra, which means ‘to the stars’ in Latin…

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Nominations For The Inaugural Pearson Teacher Awards in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Now Open – Photobook Photography Article

School Awards designed to reward excellence and outstanding contribution in teaching. With an aim to celebrate the unique contribution of some of the finest teachers and school leaders in the country, Pearson Middle East, today called upon all school educators in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to nominate inspirational teachers, outstanding teaching teams, or school leaders for the inaugural 2019 Pearson Teacher Awards. The prestigious awards are launching in KSA for the first time to reward educators who through their…

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Six Flags Qiddiya Unveils Park Design – Photobook Photography Article

Twilight Gardens Saudi Arabia’s first family-oriented theme park will feature record-breaking rides and attractions thematically arranged into six unique lands. RIYADH, August 26, 2019: Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC) today unveiled the design for Six Flags Qiddiya, one of the key entertainment facilities in a new city that is being built just outside Riyadh, and is destined to become the Kingdom’s capital of entertainment, sports and the arts. Michael Reininger “Our vision is to make Six Flags Qiddiya a theme park that delivers…

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International Falconry Events Announced for Riyadh – Photobook Photography Article

The Saudi Falcons Club has announced two majory falconry events to be held in the Kingdom later this year, further strengthening Saudi Arabia’s importance as an international center of falconry excellence. The 2nd King Abddulaziz Festival of Falconry will be held at the purpose-built falconry showgrounds on Qassim Road, Riyadh (Mulham exit) from December 1-16, while the 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition will be held in Riyadh Riyadh from October 11-15. Falconry has always been closely associated with the…

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Destination #TGIT: What’s Going On, Sharqiya? – Photobook Photography Article

Hello Sharqawies! Here are your updates for the weekend and the upcoming week, of what’s happening in Sharqiya. Event of the Week: Future Bakery Summer Camp Photo Credit: Instagram orchidkids Design, Build & Bake For all technology, design, and robot lovers out there.. we have some amazing news for you! Orchid Kids are collaborating with Bright Up to bring you an exciting summer camp dedicated to all things fun. Girls from 4 – 10 years oldBoys from 4 – 7…

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Destination #TGIT: What’s Going On, Riyadh? – Photobook Photography Article

By Khadija Mohamed Here’s a list of things to do and places to be to inspire you when you’re planning out this weekend! Movie to Watch at the Cinema: Spiderman: Far from Home For all fans of superhero movies and Marvel, taking a trip to the cinema to watch Spiderman: Far from Home will be a great way to begin your weekend. Don’t worry if you’re still reeling from the intensity of Avengers: Endgame; Spider Man: Far from Home is…

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Zawia 97 Craft Exhibit at Historic Jeddah Season – Photobook Photography Article

The Historical Jeddah Season which opened successfully to a huge crowd on June 8, 2019 aims to showcase and educate the rich culture and history of Al Balad which has been deemed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. One of the interesting workshops being held at the Historic Jeddah Season is the Zawia 97 Craft Exhibit at Bait Al Sharqi. This heritage building, which sits on the corner after 97 degrees from the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca,…

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Destination #TGIT: What’s Going On, Jeddah? – Photobook Photography Article

By Deena Dakhiel Spending the summer in Jeddah but not sure what to do? Destination’s got you covered! This summer, Jeddah has had the privilege of hosting Jeddah Season! So much has been going on in the city that it’s almost difficult to keep up. Along with the season activities, the locals are keeping busy with so much more the city has to offer this summer.  Event of the Week Durrah 2 Beach Festival  Enjoy the local rap scene for…

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Stilts Band Parade and CYR Wheel at Historic Jeddah Season – Photobook Photography Article

The fun never ends at the Historic Jeddah Season this summer. With a few more days of excitement left, the Season has in store a wide range of activities filled with lots of laughter, entertainment and delight. The CYR Wheel artists at Historic Jeddah Season will enthrall you with their feat. A display of sheer talent, the brilliant artist’s, swirls around performing their act of balance and precision, amusing all visitors watching their performance. A must watch show for families…

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The Historic Jeddah Season Celebrations to Conclude Soon – Photobook Photography Article

Enjoy the last few days of great summer fun and entertainment. The first edition of the Historic Jeddah Season will soon conclude in a few days and everyone is urged to make the most of the last fun filled activities. Celebrating the unique culture and heritage of Jeddah in the historic Al Balad district, a UNESCO World Heritage Site has indeed served as a gateway to the Kingdom. A celebration of sorts, the Historic Jeddah Season showcased art, technology, musicals,…

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Al Comedy Club Comes to Historic Jeddah Season – Photobook Photography Article

The Historic Jeddah Season continues to make your summers memorable and fun filled. The Al Balad district, a UNESCO World Heritage Site has been transformed into a world of entertainment, leisure and history. As we approach the grand finale of the Season, the entertainment continues to gain momentum and bring families together. While visitors learn about Jeddah’s history through various shows and musicals, for those who prefer comedy, some interesting shows are in the pipeline. The Al Comedy Club joins…

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An Immersive Theater Experience at Bait Al Dahaleezi – Photobook Photography Article

There’s been a murder in the house of Al Dahaleezi family and things are not what they seem and everyone in Al-Balad is a suspect.  Welcome to BAIT AL DAHALEEZI, an immersive theater where the audience is part of the performance, stuck in a strange world where mysterious things keep happening.  The Jeddah Season Festival visitors have been offered an unworldly tour to the first of its kind immersive theater experience in Al-Balad where they are summoned to the Bait…

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