Celebrate the Present

Saudi Arabia / in Riyadh City / at Riyadh Season / 17 Oct 2019 Fireworks in city centr, Al Faisaliah , Kingdom Centre

In a world where we “imagine more”


This year, Riyadh season is bigger than ever! Travel through and imagine a world never existed before. Packed with loads days of fun, the Riyadh season is finally back and we are ready to expect the unexpected.

Zone 1

Boulevard Riyadh City
The zone is housed with eight subsections of festivals, stores, and restaurants. Head to the 500 electronic games where you and your family can enjoy.

Fine Dine!
Boulevard opens its luxurious gates to expose appetizing restaurants and cafes where you indulge in some delicious cuisines. Satisfy your sweet tooth, Aani and Dani is your delectable spot Jinji along with popular donuts spot, Randy’s

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riyadh boulevard , in Riyadh season – General Authority for Entertainment 23 Oct 2019 / yellow train with people, walks next to a pink carpet, Sun rays too

The entertainment sanctuary
With FIRST FLY, Doos Racing, and Crystal Maze, in Boulevard Riyadh you are destined to the entertainment of a lifetime.

Let’s get the show on the road, shall we?
At this Riyadh season, there’s a wide selection of Theatre plays including Cirque Messi, A Family Made of Fire, and more! Are you a magic fan? RAW is presenting Criss Angel and his world of magic. Grab a lesson from the prank master himself, with Ramez Experience.

We hear ‘Shopping’, we follow
Nothing is complete without fashion, the Boulevard blessed us with Proud Angeles, Dior, Whites, Sephora, Le Gray, Faces, Pink and Blue, Adidas, Skechers, XIX, MLW, Blank, Azaleas, By Muneeram and much more!

Zone 2

Via Riyadh
With Via Riyadh Hotel, pamper yourself with its luxurious spots and services. All things Luxury, high-end stores including RS Boutique, Antonia, Richard Orlinski, ASHI, Dior Cosmetic store, and Tecktell are presented to you.

Take delight in leisure
Spend an entertaining time with the RenaiSsance Theatres and then head to relaxation with some spa and massage services! josh-chiodo-rv1m8tf8u-i-unsplash

Treats of Love
For some good food and great ambience, visit Via Riyadh’s Ferdi Paris, Spago, Madeo, Scott’s, Raoul’s, Bianca, Spacca, Manuh Cigar Lounge, and more.

Zone 3

Combat Field
Challenge your friends with paintball competitions, battlefields, escape rooms and firearms. You are set to meet and greet an all-around thrilling experience.  patrick-t-kindt-xbamynik6cw-unsplash

Zone 4

Winter Wonderland
Winter Wonderland carries 103 games for an adventure-filled time. Travel to a new illusion with Dreamland Carnival, Tales of Terror, Haunted Theatres, and Wonder Circus!

Zone 5

Riyadh Front
The destination of wonders will take you along the Saudi Anime Show, Riyadh Motor Show, Jewelry Exhibition, and more!

Where to go and what to do? Ana Arabia is where alluring designs come to life as 200 designers unfold creativity. Aqai offers jewelry, cool-looking cars, cafes, restaurants, and of course fashion!

Zone 6

Al Murabaa
Offering a special culinary experience of international cuisines. With the presence of Chef Pierre Herme’s patisserie  and Matthew Kenney’s Folia, you are going to have a surreal experience. For the love of food, you are open to choose from astounding restaurants including Don Julio Parrilla, Beast, Barmasa, Jon and Vinny’s, L’avenue, Petit Trois, Zeffirino, El Gradas Lounge, and more! You can also check out the National Museum which has now reopened.

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Zone 7

Riyadh Safari
Riyadh Safari is showcasing the diversity in the animal kingdom. The Safari includes white tigers, 18 species of macaw parrots and more. There are also international cafés and restaurants where you can enjoy your meal with varrious wildlife in full view.vera-davidova-syadksvmrkk-unsplash

Zone 8

Al Athriyah
Music and more music. Opening its doors to luxurious restaurants to serve delectable dishes along with remarkable ambience filled with music and performances. Indulge in the true flavors!

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Zone 9

Riyadh Oasis
Explore the wonders of Riyadh’s deserts in the outskirts where you get to live the desert life along with a taste of performances and Saudi music.

You can also shop with 25 brands in which you can tailor or buy ready-to-wear items. Spend a night in the desert, and entertain yourself with Polo, mini golf, buggies, and bowling.

Enter the world of food with outposts such as Spanish Memento, Asian and Italian Novikov Hall,  Lebanese Antika, French Girafe, and Italian Le Grand Venise.

Zone 10

The Groves
The Grooves, located in DQ is perfect for any pet lover. The Zone is open for pets to enjoy a day out. You can also chill out in the cafes and restaurants at the Groves.266734015_590339665358903_2528802916580471746_n

Zone 11

Riyadh Pulse
Immerse yourself in futuristic wizardry! The 3D displays will leave you mesmerized.

Zone 12

Zaman Village
Take a trip down memory lane with the history of Saudi. From songs to art, the village celebrates the kingdom’s rich  history and progresses the right way.

Zone 13

Al Salam Tree
Take a break from all the chaos and run over to Al Salam Tree for peace and some quality time for yourself to enjoy and take in mother nature.

Zone 14

Kahlouha
Time to appreciate the Saudi poetry at the Khalouha poetry festival as you travel on a metrical trip along with poets. Experience activities including AlRiddiyah poetry at Khalouha where traditional occasions flow with art, coffee, and Bukhoor.

Zones to explore

  • A world of entertainment live
  • Tales of history, explore Najdi heritage
  • World of music with weekly performances from Arab musicians
  • Dakkat Oasis, a getaway by the beach

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Wrapping the year with ‘Spotify Wrapped’ Spotify’s gift of 2021

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With 2021 coming to an end, a quick Spotify streaming rewind is coming your way! We will get a sneak peek at Saudi’s 2021’s top lists.


Today, we slide into the curtains of Spotify and its streams. In honor of ‘Spotify Wrapped’, this campaign is ready to offer new features including New data stories to express your year in audio and even more shareability. In addition to  Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, you will be able to share on your wrapped cards Tiktok. With ‘Wrapped creator experience’, artists can also have access to all what their fans have listened to this year! How cool is that?

Spotify wraps the year with ‘Spotify Wrapped’
With the Spotify Wrapped campaign, we are getting a preview of the most listened-to streams while also introducing the personalized user experience where we each explore our individual top artists, albums, songs, playlists, and podcast genres for more than 381 million global listeners! So, What have we been listening to?

Hey Saudi, What did you listen to most this year?
Masked Wolf’sAstronaut In The Ocean’ is the most-streamed song of Saudi’s 2021. Very much expected! According to the campaign, BTS is the most listened-to artist this year. But let’s not forget about the traditional playlists, for instance, the Sheilat playlist has been immensely listened to for striking a chord with Saudi streamers for its slang and culturally filled genre. Abdullah Alfarwan is the lead artist with the highest streaming rate by bringing ancient poetry to his upbeat musical projects with the ‘Leh El Jafa’ and ‘Wesh Ozark’ coming in second and ninth.

Some of the listened-to Sheilat songs include Abdullah Al Mukhles’sAshkor Jamalik’ and Bader Al Ezzi’sEl Donia Dawara’. As we are on the topic of Sheilat, the most listened-to playlists are Best Sheilat, Top Khaliji Songs, and Top Gaming Tracks.

Who we listened to
Let us take a look at the 2021 most-streamed artists:

What SONGS we listened to
The songs we jammed to this year:

What ALBUMS we listened to
Whose albums we danced to this year:

What PLAYLISTS we listened to
The playlists we chilled to this year:

What PODCASTS do we listen to
The podcasts we learned from this year:

  • Music
  • Society & Culture
  • Comedy
  • Arts
  • Education
  • Religion and Spirituality
  • Leisure
  • Fiction
  • Health and Fitness
  • Business

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The Rise of Sheilat: A Look into the Poetic Genre

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Sheilat; a lyrical, poetic art with folklore roots flowing with emotion and sentiment. The term Sheilat derives from the vocalists taking poetry and singing it in a melody that not only encompasses Saudi musical styles but also has other Arab and Middle Eastern influences.


‘Music to everyone,’ says Spotify! The genre of Sheilat was locally recognized, listened to, and loved by the Saudis. Spotify recognized this popularity and stepped in to showcase the genre on its platform, creating the playlist that would change the streams and recognition to a broader spectrum. From Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Iraq, and more Arab countries. The artist Fahed Bin Fasla witnessed a nearly 70% increase in new listeners with the playlist.  Spotify’s mission is to reach a broader scale of Sheilat admirers and help local artists broaden their fanbase. This Spotify playlist is just one step closer to the Sheilat genre gaining global recognition.

Click here for the Spotify playlist: Sheilat playlist.

A man with a purpose. We had the privilege of interviewing the Sheilat artist Badr Alezzi and getting a rare glimpse into his love for the genre of Sheilat. As a young boy, Bader had a dream in one hand and a talent in another that he aimed to pursue. Poetry has always been a passion engraved in his heart that he wanted to trail until a poem very dear to his heart took the lead. So he decided to take action and record his first Sheilat track in hopes of reaching a broad audience spectrum. So it did! Badr became a talked-about artist known for his individuality and inviting voice. A goal set in Badr’s list is to reach out to Arab poets from Arab countries to enrich and add different cultures to his projects while also contacting successful producers and composers in the Arab world.badr

A message to you, supporters! He sees you; he appreciates you. You are the power behind his purpose, as he is fond of creating music and building a stable and anchored career for you all!

The Art of Alfan.  Upon having a one-on-one interview with the Vice President of AlFan Majd Alazem, we developed a deeper understanding of the Alfan platform and its involvement in Sheilat. In Saudi Arabia, GCC, Egypt, and the Levant region, Alfan handles 250+ artists with 170 of them being Saudi Sheilati artists. In addition, the platform is home to a mass of genres including Hip hop, Khaleeji, and Sheilat. Discussing further, we reached a broader understanding of the genre and its power. Making waves with its authenticity, Sheilat is one of many of the genres loyally listened to. The platform promised to turn Sheilat into a primary genre, so the execution plan began.

Alazem illustrated that Sheilat has started encompassing every aspect of ‘traditional’ music with melodies from Turkey, Morocco, the Levant, and of course Saudi!  Moving in the direction of success, the platform is heavily invested in technology that aims to help creators and clients manage digital businesses in the right direction to reach where they are headed effectively and efficiently. Alfan’s vision for the near future is to develop a platform to assist and make digital creators’ lives easier! Gamers, vloggers, and artists will have the required assistance to lead their online businesses. Next Step, GO GLOBAL!

We have a scoop for you! Upon conversation with the vice president, plans with Alfan look bright with partnerships yet to be exposed and the launch of the Beta version of the Alfan platform by January! We can’t say too much but are you excited? We know we are!

The Scope of Statistics. The titles of Sheilat music are usually in the slang and dialect of Saudi, which makes it even more relatable and distinctive to locals. The top Sheilat artists streamed in Saudi are Abdullah Al Mukhles, Fahad Bin Fasla, Aseel Hameem, and Badr Al Azi. ‘Radi Bihobak’, ‘Leh Al Jafa’, ‘Shalaa Balahon’, ‘Al Dunia Dawara’, and ‘Dandin Loh’ are some of a wide spectrum of songs that stunned many over the last couple of years. The best is yet to come, as the talent of the up-and-coming artists never ceases to amaze with their poetic skills!

Spotify and its marketing efforts. When it comes to the Sheilat genre, the leading platform of Spotify was an exclusive supporter with their massive marketing efforts to make surreal exposure to the unique traditional genre. The apparent potential that Sheilat carries inspired Spotify to get involved and help widen Sheilat’s reach. Spotify noticed that the majority of Sheilat consumers are gamers. To enrich and elevate the streams, Spotify promoted on a broader scale with billboards and media buying. With that, a substantial shift arose!

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On-time, Every Time! Delivering Delights Since 2018

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Healthy food, healthy lifestyle! A healthy regime is not about strict limitations, but it is about maintaining health and nutrition.


Walking in the shoes of Antifat, along with 20,000 other members, you are on the verge of a more swift life! Happiness is having your meals delivered straight to you in the comfort of your homes and offices!

From the comfort of your home, Antifat offers a unique service where you can train to become your nutritionist where you can one day be capable of counting, measuring, and tracking your day-to-day meals and calories. gallery_06

Note that. You are not obligated to limit nor restrict yourself; your body is YOUR BODY, head out and be proud of it; I know I am! But, as you hop into the Antifat journey, you are heading to a nutritious and healthy lifestyle!

A devoted club ‘Member’. By becoming a full member with Antifat, you are committing to a program of healthy calorie-based packages where you will have the freedom to pick and choose your menu daily! Packages available include Diabetics, Vegetarians, Light diet, The ketogenic program, Slimming Package, Sleeve gastrectomy, Lactating women (breastfeeding), Cutting Phase diet, and Bulking! gallery_01

Hey kids, It’s lunchtime! Your kids can also enjoy the packages in a unique way! How excited will your kids be when they see their picture on the food box?! I know I will be thrilled! There is nothing more endearing than to know our kids are healthily safe and sound, am I right? As a source of encouragement, Antifat created appetizing meals containing elements of nutrients.

Another one bites the crust. Are you on a diet but tired of seeing your coworkers order fast food daily? Antifat has found you a solution! To avoid hunger at the workplace, Antifat has created a package under the name of ‘Antifat Business’ where you can become a subscriber as they deliver lunch packages to your offices. Served to you with the finest of meals, a variety of different cuisines and meals are here to serve your taste buds!gallery_08

This is a Caterer’s world. Receive daily meal packages along with your coworkers. To enrich your lunch experience at the workplace, Antifat has proposed a package where you and your colleagues can enjoy lunchtime together. They can also cater to your occasions and events as you introduce your guests to a delicious variety of catering.

A welcomed Guest. Even if you are not a member at Antifat, you are welcome to a house of delicious meal packages where you can place an order on Hunger Station or Marsool. You are bound to be introduced to meals ready-made by talented chefs.

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