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July 11 , 2017

Minister of Tourism will participate in the opening ceremony of the 11th edition of Souq Okaz

Invited by His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, President for Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage H.E Ahmed Bin Nasser Al Mahrazi, Minister of Tourism will take a part in the opening ceremony of Souq Okaz that is going to be held in Saudi Arabia on the 12th July. Famous throughout history for its rich culture, heritage and literary aspects Souq Okaz is also known as the ‘market of poets’ and is a unique tourism destination in Saudi Arabia. 

A number of events and competitions in the fields of literature, arts, social and human sciences, that serve as a common ground for people interested in poetry, short stories, Arabic calligraphy, photography, innovation, folk and fine art, theatre and entrepreneurship are held at Souq Okaz. 
In its 11th edition - the Souq has more than 100 events that portray the cultural background of the Souq, including poetry and literature presentations, theatrical shows, seminars, cultural evenings, workshops to name a few. 
Also, what uniquely distinguishes Souq Okaz is the fact that it is a historic tourism destination that brings together both tourists and visitors interested in literature and arts; while also bringing back to life traditional arts, through the efforts made by the government of Saudi Arabia.