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|20 July, 2018

SAPRAC plans Saudi music festival in US

The event, held in the state of Maryland on July 27, will introduce the history and different types of Saudi music

Image used for illustrative purpose only. A Saudi Arabia fan holds up a national flag .

Image used for illustrative purpose only. A Saudi Arabia fan holds up a national flag .

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RIYADH - The Saudi American Public Relations Affairs Committee (SAPRAC), in cooperation with the Levine School of Music, plans to hold a KSA-inspired musical event for the first time in the US.

The event, held in the state of Maryland on July 27, will introduce the history and different types of Saudi music, the Washington-based committee said.

The festival will include performances with various musical instruments, with the participation of Saudi musicians, artists and cultural experts.

The event will witness the participation of Saudi talent from across the Kingdom in various folk-art performances.

The news comes as SAPRAC starts to partner with various US music organizations to provide opportunities for talented Saudi youths to develop their musical abilities in the US.

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Mohammed Al-Hamed, SAPRAC events officer, said: “SAPRAC is keen on the participation of the American community in the Saudi culture in all fields, including art.”

The event is also the result of the cultural and artistic development in Saudi Arabia, SAPRAC said.

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