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Crown Prince Orders Extension of Riyadh Season to January 2020

Crown Prince Orders Extension of Riyadh Season to January 2020

Monday, 18 November, 2019 - 18:15
Festival-goers at the Riyadh Season. (SPA)
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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, ordered the extension of the Riyadh Season festival until the end of January 2020.

The announcement was made by General Authority for Entertainment Chairman Turki Al al-Shikh through a tweet on Monday.

“We have reached 7.65 million visitors to the festival in one month,” he added.

The festival, which kicked off on October 11, boasts more than 100 events. They will be held at 12 venues stretching across an area of 14 million meters squared. Festivities include theater and music performances, fashion, circus and magic shows and sports events.

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