Al-Ula Summit for the Future of Culture discusses promoting positive change in Saudi Arabia

2024-02-20 2024-02-20T18:45:10Z
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Weather of Arabia - To discuss the most prominent challenges facing the culture sector at the national and global levels, and to explore ways to enhance its role as a driver of social progress and positive change, Al-Ula Governorate in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is hosting the “Al-Ula Summit for the Future of Culture” events.

About 150 leaders, decision-makers, entrepreneurs and artists from all over the world will participate in this summit during the period from 25 to 27 February.

AlUla Summit for the Future of Culture

The summit, which is organized by the Royal Commission for AlUla Governorate in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, includes a group of discussion sessions, workshops and interactive presentations, with the aim of exploring and exchanging ideas on how to support broad and influential participation in the fields of art, culture and related industries in innovative and fruitful ways.

The program includes 3 main sessions

The summit program includes three main sessions, with the first session under the title “The Rich Foundation” and focusing on promoting innovation and renewal in the cultural field. This discussion aims to explore nature and cultural needs, and develop a balanced and harmonious relationship with the environment.

The second session aims to support the shift towards global creativity and promote cultural dialogue between different cultures, under the title “Creative Earth” . This discussion revolves around exploring policies for developing the cultural economy, supporting the spirit of creative entrepreneurship, and using art as a means to enhance skills and stimulate innovation.

The final session , titled “Harvesting Impact,” focuses on understanding inclusive culture and community empowerment, as it seeks to explore global cultural production and assess its impact on local cultures.

Cultural evolution

Noura Al-Dabal, Executive Director of Arts and Creative Industries at the Authority, said that the inaugural edition of the summit reflects their commitment to preserving cultural heritage and supporting the goals of art and culture to promote community development. She added that through the summit, they will explore the role of the natural environment in shaping cultural development and the impact of nature on the environment in which we live.

Al-Dabal explained that culture acts as a unifying force, inspiring and providing solutions to global challenges, and promoting social progress by promoting knowledge and common understanding. She stressed that the summit brings together leaders of global discourse with the aim of enriching cultural dialogue and broadening its horizons.

She pointed out that AlUla, known as a meeting place of ancient civilizations, has an extensive cultural heritage and is considered a homeland for diverse cultures and ideas. She added that the summit takes these ancient traditions as a basis for activating and investing in them within the framework of discussions that enhance cultural exchange and understanding between cultures.

The Royal Commission for AlUla seeks to achieve the desired transformation of the governorate while preserving its environmental and historical components. The Authority works in cooperation with the residents of the region to invest in their capabilities, provide the necessary educational and training opportunities, and provide job opportunities for all with the aim of building generations that rely on knowledge as a basic foundation for sustainable growth.

The development plan for Al Ula Governorate focuses on developing infrastructure and tourism facilities as key elements for achieving success, while at the same time ensuring the preservation of the natural beauty and historical sites in the region.

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Source: aljazeera

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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