On Friday, the head of the Saudi General Authority for Entertainment, Turki Al-Sheikh, inaugurated the Riyadh Season 2022, under the slogan “Beyond Imagination”.
Sheikh explained at a press conference that the new season has 15 zones, each of which is characterized by a special entertainment feature.
The most important area is “Boulevard World”, which represents the cultures of several countries in the world, such as the United States, France, Greece, India, China, Spain, Japan, Morocco , Mexico and Italian Venice.
All of these countries will showcase their experiences through restaurants, markets and the arts, according to the Saudi Press Agency.
The new “Boulevard World” area, which is inaugurated for the first time in Riyadh’s 2022 season, includes the largest man-made lake in the world, where visitors can enjoy a submarine ride for the first time at Riyadh.
A number of special events and activities can be enjoyed in the battlefield area and in the village dedicated to superheroes.
A cable car transfers visitors from one area to another, and up to “Boulevard Riyadh City”, with a capacity of up to 3,000 visitors per hour.
This year, “Boulevard Riyadh City”, present in previous seasons, is characterized by many developments, including the creation of 12 new restaurants and cafes, and the presentation of 25 Arab and international plays, including seven Saudi plays.
Al-Sheikh explained that the “Winter Wonderland” zone returns this year with five new games, as well as various experiences that allow residents and visitors to the capital to explore distinctive new options, while the “Al-Murabba ” hosts eight international restaurants, and “Sky Riyadh” offers skyscraper lounges for specialty drinks and dining.
The “Via Riyadh” area is characterized by an exceptional selection of restaurants and cafes, a five-star hotel for the first time in Saudi Arabia and seven cinemas with different viewing options.
The area benefits from Salmani style architectural designs in which a cluster of international and exclusive boutiques are in harmony.
The season includes many exhibitions arranged for families, children and individuals, where they can enjoy games and workshops.
The season introduces as part of its activities this year, “Riyadh Zoo”, which represents one of the most important international zoos, with more than 1,300 animals of 190 species.
This season contains several surprises in the areas of “Little Riyadh” and “The Groves” in the diplomatic quarter, in addition to the “Fan Festival” at Marsoul Park, which can accommodate more than 20,000 World Cup fans for each match. , and includes an exhibition of Maradona, and an exhibition of English club Newcastle.
The “Imagination Park” zone is a lively entertainment destination that takes place in the Al-Rehab district, in the west of Riyadh. It is also a space dedicated to gaming experiences that simulate the most famous films, drawings and shows.
The season also includes a host of sporting events such as the WWE, Riyadh Season Cup, which brings together the Paris Saint-Germain team with the stars of Al Hilal and Al Nasr, international Cirque du Soleil shows and 65 days of fireworks.
Sheikh said there are a number of free zones during the season, such as ‘Al-Suwaidi Park’, ‘Zaman Village’ and ‘Al-Zal Market’.
Riyadh’s 2022 season stands out by presenting an exclusive blend of suspense and modernity, making the capital Riyadh a major incubator, a privileged destination and a stimulating space that exceeds the local and international imagination, with what it offers to residents and visitors, aimed at consolidating the Kingdom’s position as one of the most important regional and global entertainment destinations.