SAUDI ARABIA

Saudi Channel to broadcast first of a kind documentary on historical mosques in Kingdom

April 12, 2021

RIYADH — The Saudi Channel, during the holy month of Ramadan, is scheduled to broadcast a documentary on historical mosques in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through 30 episodes that shed light on 30 mosques in 10 regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

These mosques underwent renovation and development works under the first phase of the Mohammed Bin Salman Project for Historical Mosques Renovation. Every episode will be broadcast at 6 p.m. and re-broadcast at 4:40 a.m. daily.

The program is the first of its kind worldwide for its being a visual media production that documents this number of historical mosques over such a geographical span that covers all regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The program, in addition to the content, will air episodes that are full of information, historical depth and heritage dimensions.

Each episode will also display scenes and information about resuming prayers and receiving worshippers in these mosques whose ages range between 60 and 1,432 years.

The episodes will, in addition, reveal to what these historical mosques represent at religious, social and cultural levels and their connection to historical and national stories.

The episodes will also highlight the role of the Mohammed Bin Salman Project for Historical Mosques Renovation in protecting heritage and resuming life in these mosques.

It will, in addition, stress the role in reconnecting people and communities with these mosques for being a social component and a witness on legacy. — SPA


April 12, 2021
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