The Saudi religious police warned against singing and dancing in public places on Monday as the kingdom marks its 83rd National Day, according to DPA.
Turki al-Shalil, a spokesman for the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice religious police, said in a press statement on Monday that violators will face “disciplinary actions.”
Festivities are planned nationwide to mark the 83rd anniversary of the unification of the kingdom.
In Riyadh celebrations will be held in seven designated locations, with fireworks expected to light up the sky of the capital.
In Makkah, more than 190 cultural and religious events are scheduled to take place.
Jeddah is expected to celebrate the National Day in style. Red Bull Skydive Team arrived in the city on Sunday to perform skydiving maneuvers and stunts.
The event is expected to draw jubilant crowds.
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