Makkah Governor launches third annual Souq Okaz

Published 14 Jul 2009
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Makkah Governor launches third annual Souq Okaz
Taif - On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Prince Khalid Al Faisal, the Governor of Makkah Region will launch the third annual Souq Okaz on Tuesday.  According to Saudi Press Agency, the Invitation to the event, which will last until 5th of Shaban, has been extended to about 1,600 personalities.
The Souq Okaz cultural program will conclude with activities organized by the Taif Literary Club on the third day. They will include a critical seminar entitled “The poetry of Amru Al-Qays and the critical lesson”.
The event will be held at the Sakhrat Al-Saraya Theater in Souq Okaz where Prince Khaled will award prizes to the winners of the Souq Okaz contests and where a historical play will be presented.
Among other activities that will be held at Souq Okaz and that will continue for two weeks are exhibitions of the traditional arts and handicrafts of the governorates of the Makkah Region and horsemanship shows presented by the Taif Equestrian School.

Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 4:44 PM Saudi Arabia Time


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