In a landmark partnership for a Saudi artist with one of the world’s top luxury automotive brands, Saudi painter and artist Shalemar Sharbatly has just completed her artwork, a painting on the world’s most expensive car, the Pagani Zonda, valued at 3.5
The current Al-Jenadriyah Festival - an annual cultural and heritage event that takes place in the Saudi capital of Riyadh during spring time – has marked a significant increase in women’sparticipation in the Festival’s activities.
A Saudi female poet is competing to qualify for the runner-up position at one of the biggest literary competitions in the Arab world, where she is up against four male poets in a unique literary event, the Abu Dhabi-based “Million’s Poet” competition.<
For many years the rights of Saudi women have been suppressed. Among these were the right to drive a vehicle and to be allowed to participate in the fields of military and entertainment. These rights have remained out of reach.
New horizons are now ahead of female Saudi film directors, especially after the Saudi Minister of Culture and Media allowed the establishment of cinemas in the kingdom starting March after being banned for over 30 years.