Saudi Arabia celebrates World Arabic Language Day with poetry, music

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MAKKAH: Saudi Arabia concluded its World Arabic Language Day celebrations Wednesday with poetry, calligraphy and music at Al-Kindi Square in Riyadh’s Diplomatic Quarter.

The event was organized by the Ministry of Culture, in collaboration with the King Salman Global Academy for the Arabic Language, and titled “Language of Poetry and Arts.”

The three-day event, celebrating the annual Dec. 18 UN World Arabic Language Day, saw local and foreign attendees enjoy poetry readings, complemented by traditional coffee, dates, and sculptures adorned with calligraphy.

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