‘Common Ground’ Exhibition Featuring Saudi, Yemeni Cultures to Conclude This Week

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‘Common Ground’ Exhibition Featuring Saudi, Yemeni Cultures to Conclude This Week

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The Ministry of Culture continues to take visitors on a cultural journey exploring the similarities and differences between Saudi and Yemeni cultures through the “Common Ground” exhibition held in Riyadh.
The exhibition has only a few days left before it closes its doors on Wednesday, bringing down the curtain on a valuable opportunity for culture and art enthusiasts to experience a comprehensive artistic and cultural journey.
As they roam through the different sections of the exhibition covering all cultural aspects, visitors enjoy an immersive journey featuring the cultures of Saudi Arabia and Yemen, SPA reported.
The exhibition embraces the cultural aspects of the two countries, starting with art. It also features significant artefacts and heritage treasures that embody the history of the most important civilizations hosted by the two countries.
The Common Ground exhibition, which is being held for the first time, aims at building bridges of cultural communication between the Kingdom and various countries worldwide.
Through the exhibition, the ministry sheds light on the similarities and differences between Saudi culture and cultures of other countries.
The exhibition enables citizens and residents on Saudi soil to sense the cultural depth of the civilizations of the Kingdom and the hosted countries.
The ministry highlights through the exhibition its keenness to enhance international cultural exchange as one of its strategic objectives under the umbrella of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.



AlUla Province Kicks off the Summer Fruit Season

The Summer Fruit Season kicked off on Thursday in AlUla Province. (SPA)
The Summer Fruit Season kicked off on Thursday in AlUla Province. (SPA)
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AlUla Province Kicks off the Summer Fruit Season

The Summer Fruit Season kicked off on Thursday in AlUla Province. (SPA)
The Summer Fruit Season kicked off on Thursday in AlUla Province. (SPA)

The Summer Fruit Season kicked off on Thursday in AlUla Province, offering a variety of the finest local produce at the farmers' market in Al-Manshiyah Square, and will continue until July 24, the Saudi Press Agency said.
Organized by the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU), the Summer Fruit Season is a marketing tool for agricultural products. It raises awareness among farmers of the importance of durable agricultural practices that positively impact product quality and production abundance, added SPA.
AlUla is famous for producing the finest mangoes, grapes, figs, and dates, in addition to Arabic frankincense, one of the traditional plants highly valued for its medicinal and cosmetic uses.
On its first day, the farmers' market in Al-Manshiyah Square witnessed an increasing number of visitors from different nationalities, who came to participate in its events and buy from its various exhibits and products.