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Earth hour and a 700 year-old blown glass mosque lamp

Light, suspended: Earth hour and a 700 year-old blown glass mosque lamp By Idries Trevathan and Daniel Kany Earth Hour is held…

27 March 2020

10 Recommended Books

“Ithra Library Membership” launched for booklovers for a limited time An old Arabian proverb says, “a book is like a garden…

26 March 2020

Ithra Commemorates World Theater Day

DHAHRAN, SAUDI ARABIA, MARCH 27, 2020 – The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) has created Saudi Arabia’s go-to…

26 March 2020

What if all fruits were the same color?

This Podcast is in Arabic language only. What if all fruits were the same color? We will discuss the correlation between foods…

22 March 2020

World Poetry Day: Poetry's past, present and powerful impact

Roses are red, violets are blue…. Poetry has been around for many centuries with an ongoing allure. From Rumi's connection with…

18 March 2020

Lulwah Al Homoud: Spirit, Word & Pen

Lulwah Al Homoud: Spirit, Word & PenInterviewed by Daniel Kany - 5 March 2020 On February 27, 2020, London-based Saudi artist…

18 March 2020

What if we stopped sleeping

This Podcast is in Arabic language only. Why do some people feel nauseous after an afternoon nap? Why do we sleep better after…

18 March 2020

Cultural enrichment at Ithra

DHAHRAN, SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia is expanding its traditional practices and embracing new forms of expression. Through the…

16 March 2020

What if we couldn’t forget?

This Podcast is in Arabic language only. Imagine if a potion that could make you remember everything that has ever happened in…

15 March 2020