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10 Things Not to Miss At Noor Riyadh 2023

Noor Riyadh is back. Here’s everything you need to know about what to expect.

Hassan Tarek

The world’s biggest light art festival, Noor Riyadh, is still ongoing, with plenty more to offer. The festival's programme is packed with immersive entertainment experiences as well as educational panels, talks and workshops. No one is left behind; from hardcore niche art enthusiasts to precocious children.

Noor Talks: The Young Arts Ecosystem

Join a panel discussion featuring up-and-coming Saudi Arabian artists Nada Al Turki, Ibrahim Romman, Raghad Al Subaie, and Maya Alathel as they explore the dynamic arts ecosystem and the need to foster sustainable and meaningful structures for the next generation.

Event location: JAX District

Event time: 7 pm, December 8th

The Art of Sound, Light, and Architecture

Embark on a journey of artistic exploration at Noor Riyadh, where artists Latifa Al Bokhari and Abdulrahman Taha will guide you through a workshop that delves into the creative fusion of sound, light, and architecture.

Event location: JAX District

Event time: 7 pm, December 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th, and 15th

Drawing Noor Riyadh

Unleash your creativity and reimagine some of the captivating artworks at Noor Riyadh during a drawing workshop led by renowned artist Muath Al Hazmi, as you explore a variety of mark-making tools and techniques.

Event location: JAX District

Event time: 7 pm, December 5th, 10th, 11th and 12th

Urban movement

Explore the fascinating ways in which people interact with the places around them in a workshop helmed by artist Bilal Allaf. Here you will learn about how urban signals and signs are used to develop a set of collaborative movements and performances.

Event location: JAX District

Event time: 9 pm, December 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th and 15th

Legends of Lore

Prepare to be captivated by a world of enchanting storytelling as you vie for the esteemed title of 'Master Storyteller of Legends' under the tutelage of artist Hatem Al-Ahmad. Through the use of role-playing and props, participants will collaborate to weave timeless tales and legends, drawing inspiration from the mesmerizing artworks showcased at Noor Riyadh

Event location: Wadi Hanifa

Event time: 9 pm, December 8th and 15th

The Art Trail Treasure Hunt

Engage in an interactive journey of discovery and immerse yourself in a world of visual and sensory delights, gaining a deeper understanding of the artistic narratives at Noor Riyadh.

Event location: Salam Park

Event time: 8 pm, December 4th, 9th, 10th and 11th

Making Music

Spark your child's musical creativity and introduce them to the fundamentals of music theory through an engaging workshop focused on exploring and incorporating natural sounds into their musical creations.

Event location: Salam Park

Event time: 7 pm, December 8th and 15th

Generative Art

Immerse your child in the fascinating world of generative art and foster their understanding of the intersection between art and technology through an engaging workshop

Event location: Wadi Namar

Event time: 7 pm, daily, until December 16th

Guiding Hands

Nurture your children's mindfulness, strengthen their visual retention, and foster their collaborative spirit through this art workshop. They will start an exploration of captivating artworks, followed by a creative endeavor to recreate them using diverse colors and mediums.

Event location: Salam Park

Event time: 7 pm, daily until December 16th

Architectural Art Walk

Venture into Riyadh's architectural odyssey, guided by an expert who will unveil the intricate relationship between buildings and public spaces. Discover the city's vibrant blend of cultural traditions and design innovations, unraveling historical transitions and gaining fresh perspectives on its ever-evolving character.

Event location: KAFD

Event time: 9 pm, December 8th, 9th, 13th, and 14th


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