Riyadh’s youth has a new hangout. In a move which was unimaginable just a few months ago, the King Fahd Cultural Center now holds a concert every Wednesday. On November 16, the iconic Mohammed Abdu performed to a full audience of youthful Saudis as they rediscover the joys of live music.
For a few months now, the newly established General Authority for Entertainment has encouraged more shows to be held in Saudi Arabia: Yanni, famous Greek composer, has just announced four live dates, between Jeddah and the capital Riyadh. These events, notably live music, are increasingly present within the Kingdom, a change taking place in line with the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s plan, Vision 2030.
The singer, dubbed the “Artist of the Arabs” takes the stage