December 26, 2023

Balad Al-Fann: A Creative Leap by Jeddah Historic District Program

The Jeddah Historic District Program recently initiated the "Balad Al-Fann" project under the 'Past Forward' theme. This innovative project,

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The Jeddah Historic District Program recently initiated the “Balad Al-Fann” project under the ‘Past Forward’ theme. This innovative project, featuring four art exhibitions, music, theater, local cuisine, and interactive school events, aims to deepen arts appreciation. Running until March 9, 2024, “Balad Al-Fann” seeks to rejuvenate Jeddah’s historic essence, offer unique sensory experiences, and boost the Kingdom’s cultural landscape, drawing people to Al Balad, the historic heart of Jeddah.

Abdulaziz Al-Issa, the program’s Director-General, emphasized that aligns with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 goals. He stated that the project aims to transform the Jeddah Historic District into a leading cultural hub and a dynamic center for creative businesses and entrepreneurs. Additionally, Aims to showcase Jeddah’s rich history and culture, inviting locals and tourists alike to experience the district’s unique charm and creative energy.

The initiative also includes enriching community engagement, fostering a deeper understanding of Jeddah’s heritage, and highlighting its potential as a cultural and creative hub. “Balad Al-Fann” promises to be a landmark project, setting a precedent for future cultural initiatives in the Kingdom and beyond. Through this endeavor, Jeddah’s historic district is poised to become a beacon of cultural renaissance and innovation, reflecting the dynamic spirit of Saudi Arabia’s cultural evolution.

Source: Asharq Al-Awsat

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