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Ithra Makes TIME Magazine’s 2018 List of World’s Greatest Places

28 Aug 2018

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, was selected for Time magazine’s premier World’s Greatest Places 2018, a compendium of “100 destinations to experience right now.” Featured in the August 24 issue, the list highlights 100 sites spanning six continents and 48 countries, selected across a range of categories and evaluated for quality, originality, innovation, sustainability and influence.

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Ithra Unveils 29 programs During I’d Al Adha

8 Aug 2018

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) announces it will host 29 programs under “Journeys” theme. The Program will last for four days, from August 22 to August 25. The “Journeys” will take visitors through all the activities offered in Plaza, Theater, Cinema, Museum…etc. in order to inspire hearts and engage minds.

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MoU Signing Between Ithra and National Geographic Ensures New Content Creation

30 Apr 2018

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) has signed an exciting new agreement with National Geographic to produce content, exhibitions and live shows, over the next five years.

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Ithra Announces Winner of First Edition of Ithra Art Prize

22 Mar 2018

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) announced Sharjah-based, Saudi Arabian artist Ayman Zedani as the winner of the first edition of the Ithra Art Prize.

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Ithra’s Library Gives An Experience Like No Other in Saudi Arabia

30 Apr 2018

The Ithra Library is by no means an ordinary public library. “You get to exchange knowledge, experience the latest technologies and discover more than a million books, both paper and electronic, including special collections of rare books from all around the world,”

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