SAUDI ARABIA

Riyadh Season 2 kicks off on Oct. 20

September 25, 2021
File photo of the first edition of Riyadh season.
File photo of the first edition of Riyadh season.



Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH —
Turki Al-Sheikh, chairman of the Board of Directors of General Entertainment Authority (GEA), announced that the Riyadh Season's second edition will start on Oct. 20, 2021.

Al-Sheikh published a video on his official Twitter account, saying that a press conference will be held on Oct.4 to unveil all season activities and events.

Hundreds of performers and floats are set to participate in a parade and carnival to launch the season on Oct. 20 officially.

Last week, Riyadh Season announced that Paris Saint-Germain's (PSG) will participate in the Riyadh Season Cup in January 2022.

A one-match tournament will feature PSG prestigious roster play the stars of Al-Hilal SFC and Al Nassr FC, the region's two biggest clubs, as a part of a series of unique events planned for Riyadh Season.

The dazzling event, the largest of its kind in the Middle East, is expected to draw as many as 20 million visitors. It coincides with the larger-scale tourism and entertainment events all over the Kingdom in the name of the Saudi Seasons.

The second edition of the Riyadh Season will see more diverse and larger-scale events and programs with a total of 7,500 events and activities.

The Riyadh Season will be held on a total area spreading over 5,400,000 square meters, in 14 zones, alongside 100 interactive experiences, 10 global exhibitions, 200 restaurants and 70 cafés.


September 25, 2021
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