Under the slogan “Music is the language of the people”, the Saudi Arab Society for Culture and Arts in Jeddah launched the first music forum under the auspices of the University of Business and Technology, with the participation of 84 artworks.
In an interview with “Al Arabiya.net”, the director of the association in Jeddah, Muhammad Al-Subeih, said that the forum witnessed the opening of the Whispering Al-Hadid exhibition, which included 42 artworks, in addition to 20 models of musical instruments and 22 artworks by the pioneers of the Saudi song, from the works of plastic artist Mansour Al-Mutairi. .
He also added that the opening ceremony witnessed a musical night, in which musicians from the United States, France, Portugal, the Philippines, Egypt, Syria and Saudi Arabia participated, under the slogan “Music is the language of peoples” that embodies the pioneering role of the Queen and her ancient civilization.
Art Gallery at Al Multaqa
The band began playing the Saudi royal anthem, then presented a number of musical pieces led by Maestro Muhammad Aref, and under the supervision of the head of the Music Committee Saad Al-Harthy.
Al Sobeih stated that “the forum includes, in addition to the exhibition, seminars and musical nights presented by a group of artists and intellectuals about the Saudi song and its symbols.
Part of the conference presentations
He also added that an elite of Saudi music icons will be honored, noting that the city of Jeddah was and still is a beacon of culture and arts, and the Jeddah Association brought together pioneers of Saudi music and song.
He concluded his speech by saying that the forum and the world celebrate World Music Day, pointing out that Saudi Arabia is rich in authentic music.