The General Entertainment Authority launched yesterday the Riyadh season 2021 with an exceptional opening ceremony attended by a huge audience that reached more than 750,000 people in the Boulevard Riyadh City, and millions of people followed it through live broadcasts on a number of TV channels, websites, and electronic accounts.
The ceremony included a speech by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Entertainment Authority, Turki bin Abdul Mohsen Al Al-Sheikh, in which he thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince for their unlimited support to the entertainment sector and the Riyadh season.
Al-Sheikh said that the first season was our slogan Imagine, and the second season our slogan is Imagine More, with the support and attention of the inspiring leadership, so that ambition would be unlimited and achieve dreams. In its first days, the season recorded a success that dazzled the world through shows, fashion, and music, which formed icons to cross the Saudi entertainment to the international carnivals, as it included a display of more than 2760 drones, and shows included pictures of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince. It also welcomed the attendees in a number of international languages, in addition to displaying the logos of the regions and activities of the Riyadh season this year.
The activities of the season on its first day reflected the spirit of the festival, which hosted a number of masquerade teams decorated in colors, in the presence of a number of famous personalities around the world, most notably the famous wrestler The Undertaker.
The opening of the 2021 Riyadh season was mixed with international masterpieces, which gathered in the marchland through 88 Food Trucks, which gathered types of foods from around the world, as well as health care services and mobile medical clinics.
The ceremony included a number of local and international events, where huge fireworks displays illuminated the sky of Riyadh, in conjunction with other sites in the city, most notably: Kingdom Tower, Al Majdoul Tower, in addition to a number of live shows, shows of the Samaritan heritage, wagon shows, and the show the flying Man.