Saudi Arabia set to celebrate Women’s Day with a musical operetta

Saudi women hold up their national flag as they watch the official opening ceremony of the Gulf Cup. (File photo: AFP)

A Saudi musical operetta entitled "Daughters of Salman" with Saudi women musicians will take place at King Fahd Cultural Center in Riyadh to celebrate Woman’s Day.

The operetta is set to feature for two days starting Friday March 2nd under the sponsorship of Princess Nora bint Mohammed al- Saoud.

The program includes theatrical performances, poetry by the most prominent women poets in the Kingdom, and the presentation of a documentary film that tells the history of Saudi women.

The program will also include a series of shows which will take place at the lobby of the main center for the whole Saudi family and children.

The program will also contain varied seminars on new media, a photography, medical culture, plastic arts and folklore.

It will honor Saudi women who have proven themselves in various fields in journalism, art, photography, poetry, and other fields such as sport, management and education.

This event is the second of its kind. The King Fahd Cultural Center is keen to initiate artistic and cultural activities, honor the pioneers and support the creative minds in various fields.

Last Update: Wednesday, 21 February 2018 KSA 18:09 - GMT 15:09

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