Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to patronize 33rd Janadriyah Festival and Annual Grand Camel Race next Thursday 2 Riyadh

Sunday 1440/4/9 - 2018/12/16
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Prince Khalid bin Ayyaf told reporters that the festival to be patronized by the monarch on Thursday holds this year the logo "faithfulness and loyalty". As customary, the event starts with the grand annual camel race. A speech and national songs performance event will be held at night of the same day during which a number of prominent personalities of the Saudi society will be honored in recognition of their contributions, achievements and services for their nation in a number of fields.
During the three-week festival at Janadriyah park, the Republic of Indonesia will serve as the official guest of honor this year, Ayyaf announced.
Next Sunday, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques will receive the festival's guests. The monarch will also patronize a special Ardha (Saudi men dance) show to be held at the sports gallery in Dariya on Tuesday, December 25, 2018.
Bin Ayyaf paid tribute to the continuous support of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, for the Janadriyah cultural festival as he always keen to see it reflecting the country's legacy and culture in the best profile.
He extended thanks to Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, minister of media, for the cooperation offered by all his ministry's agencies to make the festival a success. He also highly valued the Saudi Press Agency for hosting this conference.
His thanks also went to Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, the minister of culture, King Saud university, and Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic university.
For his part, the Indonesian president's special envoy expressed thanks to and appreciation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, for choosing Indonesia as the Janadriyah 33rd festival's official guest of honor, lauding the strategic and civilizational firm ties binding the Kingdom and Indonesia, adding that this participation would further enhance the relations between the Kingdom and Indonesia.
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