'Khan Al-Khalili' brings the spirit of Egypt to Jeddah


Saudi Gazette

— Khan Al-Khalili festival brought the spirit of Egypt to the heart of Jeddah. Through various distinctive entertaining activities, the festival was open until Ramadan 11 at the Emaar Square.

Khan Al-Khalili received its name from the old Egyptian district in Cairo, which attracts many tourists. Khan Al-Khalili district is distinctive because it features many heartwarming and traditional shops, restaurants and cafes. This culture has been transferred into the luxurious heart of Jeddah's Emaar Square.

Emaar Square, one of the projects of Jeddah Gate, is an integrated luxurious community that the Emaar Group is building at the heart of Jeddah.

The festival proved to be a distinctive Ramadan gathering, decorated by traditional Egyptian lights, and supported by the General Entertainment Authority.

Khan Al-Khalili gave the opportunity to many Saudi women, productive families, food trucks, owners of small projects and entrepreneurs to showcase their talents and products, such as “Ozel”, a small project run by a Saudi mother who works hard to bring unique and modern women accessories to the Kingdom.

Khan Al-Khalili displayed many games and entertainment facilities that suited the whole family. Also, the visitors had the opportunity to talk face to face to many Egyptian actors such as Ashraf Abdulbagi, Majed Al-Masri and other comedians and celebrities.

The festival was conducted by E-Plus Events, a company under the umbrella of Okaz Organization for Press and Publications. A Saudi entertainment company that specializes in creating new events, and concepts, E-Plus Events also organizes international shows and events.

Recently they conducted an event called Merastak and a concert by the famous Lebanese composer Michel Fadel. The company aims to put the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the forefront of the international entertainment map.