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Blast from The Past , Wonder Woman 1984 – Photobook Photography Article

Blast from The Past , Wonder Woman 1984 A long-awaited sequel that delivers vibrant escapism, wrapped in 80s fabulous flair, that will appeal to fans of the WW franchise. Co-written and directed by the progressive filmmaker Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman 1984 takes place seventy years after the events of the first film, where our protagonist Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) seems melancholic and withdrawn, pining for lost love Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) and living discreetly among mortals, as a curator of…

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Nissan Patrol 2020 wins “Best Large SUV” award at the 8th National Auto Awards 2020 – Photobook Photography Article

Nissan Patrol 2020 wins “Best Large SUV” award at the 8th National Auto Awards 2020 The award confirms Patrol’s position as a durable family car combining luxury, dynamism and strong performance. It demonstrates Nissan’s commitment to launch products that are highly popular among its customers. Nissan Saudi Arabia announced that Patrol 2020  received the “Best Large SUV” award at the 8th National Auto Awards 2020. The virtual event was hosted on December 28th by PR Arabia, with the participation of…

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AMC Cinemas Opens “AMC Karam 5” as the First Cinema in Al Majmaah Governorate – Photobook Photography Article

AMC Cinemas Opens “AMC Karam 5” as the First Cinema in Al Majmaah Governorate AMC Karam 5 will be the first cinema in the governorate and has 5 screens offering luxury auditoriums featuring best-in-class projection, sound, and seating and is the latest effort in an ongoing program to provide state-of-the-art cinemas across KSA. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 31, 2020 – AMC Cinemas, in yet another milestone to develop the moviegoing experience in Saudi Arabia, has opened its seventh location in…

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AMC Cinemas new IMAX® with Laser now open at Al Khair 9 – Photobook Photography Article

AMC Cinemas new IMAX® with Laser now open at Al Khair 9 The first cinema in Riyadh to feature IMAX with Laser Technology, IMAX’s most advanced theater experience. Now screening Wonder Woman 1984 Riyadh – December 17, 2020 – AMC Cinemas has announced that guests visiting AMC Al Khair 9 will now be able to enjoy the IMAX Experience® at its newly opened IMAX® auditorium, featuring IMAX® with Laser Technology. The IMAX Experience® includes a next-generation laser projection system with…

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STREAT Food Truck | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

STREAT Food Truck | Destination KSA The End Is Where We Begin. Abdulrahman Alashban’s dream of becoming the next CEO  began while he was studying abroad, he has a passion for cooking, “I adored losing myself in the  rituals of chopping, stirring, and tasting.” After his long journey, Alashban ended his full-time job to begin a new career. Now he is the founder and CEO of STREAT, located in the Eastern  Province, Al Khobar. “Yes, I know that’s hard. It’s…

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Young Horses RAMAKA Championship for Showjumping 2020 Wraps Up – Photobook Photography Article

Young Horses RAMAKA Championship for Showjumping 2020 Wraps Up President of the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation H.H. Prince Abdullah bin Fahad bin Abdullah Al Saud: “RAMAKA Championships activities is one of the most important competitions reinforcing the concept of partnership between the private sector and the Saudi Equestrian Federation.” December 9, 2020, Riyadh: Young Horses RAMAKA Championship for Showjumping 2020 wraps up in Riyadh at the Nimr Equestrian Center following a series of competitions reaching six tournaments during 2020. This…

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Chery Leads Chinese Automakers Exports – Photobook Photography Article

Chery Leads Chinese Automakers Exports Since its inception in 1997, the value of independent innovation has been at the core of Chery’s development strategy to build a leading international brand operating in more than eighty countries around the world, including Japan, Germany, and the United States, coming first among Chinese automakers in terms of export markets selling major volumes. The car manufacturer has undergone major strategic transformations in recent years, allocating its resources in the pursuit of quality and client…

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Creative Startups Announces New Women-Focused Accelerator in Saudi Arabia – Photobook Photography Article

Creative Startups Announces New Women-Focused Accelerator in Saudi Arabia Creative Startups, the leading global accelerator for creative industries entrepreneurs, announces open applications for their new program for women-led startups in the Western Region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Creative Startups brings this program to the Kingdom in partnership with OceanX, a leading consultancy firm, and AlMashtal. The program is sponsored by the United States Consulate General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia — as part of its efforts to bridge…

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More Than 8 Million Users Across Three-Generations of Continuously Enhanced Chery ACTECO Engines – Photobook Photography Article

More Than 8 Million Users Across Three-Generations of Continuously Enhanced Chery ACTECO Engines Chery’s ‘China Core’ exemplary 21-year development journey sees three-generations of industry-leading Chinese-made engines. In a remarkable feat, Chery ACTECO engines have continuously evolved to accommodate over 8 million users with series of engines varying with displacement from 0.8L to 4.0L. Chery engine products have been exported to more than 80 countries and regions around the world with its full vehicles, and separately exported to America, Japan, Germany,…

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Largest Digital Experience Event for Women in the MENA region – Photobook Photography Article

Largest Digital Experience Event for Women in the MENA region Obai and Hill launch the first-ever Women Digital Festival. December 2020 – Leading PR and Design Firm, Obai, and Hill will be hosting the first-ever Women Digital Festival which will be based in Saudi Arabia through their strategic regional partnership with Niche Arabia. The event will be hosted on December 6th & 7th from 2 pm – 8 pm (KSA time) and will be held virtually. The Women Digital Festival…

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With Italy, For Italy | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

With Italy, For Italy | Destination KSA Labeled the “Italy For Italy” campaign, twenty of Italy’s most famous photographers drove twenty iconic and new Lamborghini cars to twenty of the most beautiful regions across Italy to reveal landscapes steeped in art, history, and unique excellence. Signaling the rebirth of the country following the Covid-19 emergency, this “With Italy, For Italy” initiative shone a new light on Italy’s extraordinary wealth of treasures. We further learned about the initiative by asking a…

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Alula UNVIELS New Experiences and Opens Bookings – Photobook Photography Article

Alula UNVIELS New Experiences and Opens Bookings AlUla, the historical crossroad of ancient civilizations, has officially reopened for visitors this weekend and The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has unveiled the full suite of experiences that are being phased in over the coming months. AlUla heritage sites open for bookings New experiences announced for winter months AlUla Old Town opening in December Adventure Canyon experiences unveiled AlUla, the historical crossroad of ancient civilizations, has officially reopened for visitors this weekend…

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Interview with Artist Extraordinaire – Alexandre Benjamin Navet – Photobook Photography Article

Interview with Artist Extraordinaire – Alexandre Benjamin Navet Alexandre Benjamin Navet is the winner of the Grand Prix Design Parade Toulon Van Cleef & Arpels in 2017. The French artist will be exploring the world of flowers for the first time and is bringing plant shapes and dazzling colors into bloom in the window displays Van Cleef & Arpels’ boutiques located in Al Kayyat, Jeddah, and Centria Mall, Riyadh this November. Recreating a sketchbook feel, the project will continue through…

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“Startup Hub Digital” Launches the First Digital Content Business Accelerator in KSA to Support Emerging Businesses – Photobook Photography Article

“Startup Hub Digital” Launches the First Digital Content Business Accelerator in KSA to Support Emerging Businesses The “Startup Hub Digital” of the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises “Monsha’at” based in Jeddah that is managed by UTURN, the digital marketing consultancy and digital content creator announced the launch of the first Digital Content Business Accelerator. “Accelerate U” aims to support emerging businesses specialized in digital content creation and digital media production in the Kingdom. By providing them with needed…

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Amy Roko and Deezer Break New Ground with Saudi Today, Deezer’s First Original Podcast for the Kingdom – Photobook Photography Article

Amy Roko and Deezer Break New Ground with Saudi Today, Deezer’s First Original Podcast for the Kingdom Deezer’s five-part series features social media pioneer Amy Roko in conversation with Saudi trailblazers. You sang with us for the homeland commemorating the 90th Saudi National Day, and today we are here to help you continue celebrating all things Saudi with the launch of our first original podcast for the Kingdom. Saudi Today is a fresh collaboration with Saudi writer, actor and artist…

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The All-New Persistently Patriotic Collection – Photobook Photography Article

The All-New Persistently Patriotic Collection A collaboration that is all about women supporting each other. On the occasion of the Saudi National Day, the Untitled Project store, an Eco-friendly clothing line based in Jeddah by Israa Allaf, teamed up with Marriam Mossalli of Under The Abaya and Nada Baeshen of The Huntress to model the patriotism for Saudi and what it means to break boundaries as a Saudi woman. According to Marriam Mossalli, as a #GirlBoss, she has always championed the…

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Detox Dreams Come True | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Detox Dreams Come True | Destination KSA Powerful immunity booster to add to your diet routine. Our friends at @greenswheatgrass, a trusted supplier of wheat-grass juice in Khobar, offered us to try out the nutritious wheat-grass juice that everybody’s raving about and we thought of giving it a try. For starters, wheat-grass packs a heap of nutrients and the health benefits of this natural energy drink are dime a dozen. The promises: detox, weight loss and everything in between, are…

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MDLBEAST Celebrates Saudi National Day with Exclusive Soundtrack and Musical Journey Around the Kingdom – Photobook Photography Article

MDLBEAST Celebrates Saudi National Day with Exclusive Soundtrack and Musical Journey Around the Kingdom On Saudi Arabia’s 90th National Day, MDLBEAST, a leading Middle Eastern lifestyle and entertainment experiences brand, has gathered some of the Kingdom’s rising talents to launch an all-star exclusive soundtrack – Watani 90. In addition, MDLBEAST will also deploy its online music experience platform, Freqways, to take music lovers on a domestic journey to some of the Kingdom’s most breath-taking spots. Freqways performances will be available…

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A Fine Leader: James Michael Lafferty – Photobook Photography Article

A Fine Leader: James Michael Lafferty To hear about public health and hygienic paper products to tackle the global pandemic, we reached out to James Michael Lafferty – an accomplished CEO of Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH) who has also been described as one of the most unique and diversified CEO’s in the world today. Can you tell us a bit about your professional journey? How did you come to be the Chief Executive Officer at Fine Hygienic Holding? This is…

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Saudi Arabia will Step Together Four Times Starting September 13 as the Sports for All Federation partners with Nike for a New Series of Walk-Run Challenges – Photobook Photography Article

Saudi Arabia will Step Together Four Times Starting September 13 as the Sports for All Federation partners with Nike for a New Series of Walk-Run Challenges The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) has teamed up with Nike for the follow-up to its hugely successful Step Together program, lining up a series of four walk-run weekly challenges beginning on September 13, 2020. The second instalment of Step Together will feature four weekly challenges of increasing distances The Step Together September…

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Photography in the Time of Quarantine – Photobook Photography Article

Photography in the Time of Quarantine Photo by Rashed Al Subaie Using only an iPhone and some practice, you can be a professional photographer too. Well, let’s face it: this quarantine hasn’t been that easy. But if there’s a silver lining, it’s that we all collectively now have time that we didn’t before. Have you always wanted to practice a skill that you never had the opportunity to? Do you have a passion that you want to work on? Now’s…

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Amazon Launches Amazon.sa | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Amazon Launches Amazon.sa | Destination KSA Souq.com becomes Amazon.sa in Saudi Arabia Customers in Saudi Arabia can now shop in Arabic and English for millions of local and international products, at great prices, across 34 categories including electronics, apparel, home and kitchen, and grocery. Amazon operates three fulfillment centers and 11 delivery stations with a workforce of more than 1,400 across Saudi Arabia. Amazon today announced the launch of Amazon.sa, a dedicated store for customers in Saudi Arabia that features…

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Life After Lockdown: Tourism in a Post-pandemic World – Photobook Photography Article

Life After Lockdown: Tourism in a Post-pandemic World COVID-19 is likely to be one of the worst crises to face our world in generations. It has already taken a colossal toll on human lives and the global economy, and as yet there is no clear end in sight. While all sectors have had their share of economic distress, tourism has taken the brunt of the damage. Human movement has all but comes to a standstill as countries attempt to stop…

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Local Sentiments | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Local Sentiments | Destination KSA Top-selling perfumes by local perfumers. Perfumery is becoming a flourishing business nowadays. Local perfumers import essential oils, mix and match till the recipe is created, then send it to Saudi factories for bottling and packaging. Once they’ve received the oils and recipe, factories facilitate approval from the Saudi Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ensuring the safety of use. From whiffs of nostalgia to lingering aromas in memory, perfumes are timeless and personal. Here is a…

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Spatial Reasons to #STAYHOME – Photobook Photography Article

Spatial Reasons to #STAYHOME The designers behind interiors you love. Admit it, the quarantine has probably had you re-evaluating your living arrangement and sparked a dozen home improvement projects. As we spend more time indoors, we’re all inspired to reinvent our spaces to make more room or simply give it a new flair. Need an interior design consult? We’re bringing the masters of space to you: Small areas lend themselves very well o bold colors, prints, and textures, just as…

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2-Day Kyoto Itinerary: Shrines, Geisha, River Boating, And Bamboo – iPhone Photography Article

Kyoto is a favourite destination for tourists to Japan. There are about a million temples and shrines to see and explore. With so many options, it can be hard to decide what to do. To help you out, here’s an eventful 2-day Kyoto itinerary filled with a variety of sights and attractions. This is a real example of a weekend I spend in Kyoto and covers the exact things I did over two days — so I know it’s doable.…

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