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Riyadh shopping festival 2014 ready to kick off

The festival is considered one of the most important entertainment events in the region

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The Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry has started preparations for the tenth session of Riyadh Festival for Shopping and Entertainment slated for May 29 to June 27, 2014, in cooperation with the General Commission for Tourism and Antiquities and the Riyadh Municipality, and under the auspices of Prince Turki Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh.

The festival is considered one of the most important entertainment events in the region, which aims to highlight the Riyadh region as a distinct touristic destination, and contribute to the development of the tourism sector, which has become active and complementary economical tributary to the rest of the sectors in the Kingdom.

Most of the shopping and entertainment centers in Riyadh, participate in the festival, including Star City, Hukair Land, Kingdom Centre, Sahara Mall, Saudi Real Estate Co., Granada Mall, Al-Othaim Mall, Al- Azizia Mall, Al- Rimal Centre, Riyadh Gallery commercial center, Khurais Plaza, Al-Salam Mall, Al- Kasr Mall, Al- Hayat Mall and Tulan entertainment city.

The opening ceremony of Riyadh Festival for Shopping and Entertainment for this year will be set up at Al-Kasr Mall, inaugurated by Prince Turki Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz.

This round will be characterized by the diversity and richness of distinctive and exclusive events, in addition to huge reductions within the participating shops, prizes and raffles, as well as promotional and entertainment programs and numerous activities that fit with all segments of society.

The event is expected to receive more than 10 million visitors this year, and to register a resounding success as in previous years.

This article was first published in the Saudi Gazette on May 22, 2014.