ICESCO Hails Saudi Arabia’s Initiative to Organize the First-ever Islamic Arts Biennale
June 7, 2022 0

The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) hails the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s initiative to hold the first-ever Islamic Arts Biennale in the world, under the theme “First House”, in Jeddah, from January 23 to April 23, 2023.

The Diriyah Biennial Foundation announced the organization of the first session of the Islamic Arts Biennial at the Western Pilgrims Hall at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, under the supervision of an international team of specialists in various artistic fields.

According to the Saudi Foundation, the site will contain a section extending over an area of 70,000m², including facilities dedicated to the activities of the Biennale, exhibition halls, theatre, mosque, art workshops and seminar rooms, which will host the various activities of the Biennale, in addition to shops, cafes and restaurants.

It is noteworthy that “Biennale” is an Italian word meaning a periodic exhibition held every one or two years for all arts, including sculpture, photography, graphic, video, composite works and models.

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