2002 News Story

Jenadriyah Festival to begin January 8

The 18th National Festival for Heritage and Culture held annually by the National Guard at Jenadriyah, just outside Riyadh, will begin January 8, 2003. The opening ceremony will include an operetta entitled 'Horses of the Dawn' in which a number of Arab as well as Saudi singers will participate. The festival covers cultural activities such as book and art exhibits, traditional markets (souqs), and seminars on various topics. There are special activities for women visitors.