The second edition of the Jeddah Season kicked off on Monday at the Jeddah Art Promenade, reported the Saudi Press Agency.
The 60-day event will feature 2,800 activities held at nine main venues.
The launch featured drone performances and a fireworks show that lit up the Jeddah sky as people flocked to the event on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
Cirque du Soleil was the inaugural show of the season. It held a performance in the circus area of King Abdullah Sports City.
The program for Jeddah Season 2022 features international and Arab events, artistic and theatrical performances, concerts and games.
The organizers were keen on investing in all the aspects of the tourist, historical, marine, and cultural city of Jeddah to offer an array of recreational options to people of all ages.
Cirque du Soleil will perform an exclusive show for the Jeddah Season. Four international exhibits, seven Arab plays, two international plays, and a number of Arab and international concerts will be held. For the first time, the season will include 70 interactive events, more than 60 entertainment games, several marine programs and activities, and numerous surprises that will delight Jeddah's residents and visitors.
Nawaf Qumusani, Director-General of the Jeddah Season 2022, confirmed that this year's edition will provide more diverse activities.
They will be held across the nine main venues: the Jeddah Art Promenade, Cirque du Soleil, Jeddah Yacht Club, Jeddah Al Balad, Jeddah Pier, Jeddah Jungle, Jeddah Superdome, Prince Majid Park, and City Walk.