'Since the 60s' musical evening reflects the history of the Saudi song during National Day Season

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A “Since the 60s” musical performance was held during the Saudi National Day Season at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University Theater in Riyadh, under the guidance and support the chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, Mr. Turki bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Sheikh. (Supplied)
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A “Since the 60s” musical performance was held during the Saudi National Day Season at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University Theater in Riyadh, under the guidance and support the chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, Mr. Turki bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Sheikh. (Supplied)
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A “Since the 60s” musical performance was held during the Saudi National Day Season at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University Theater in Riyadh, under the guidance and support the chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, Mr. Turki bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Sheikh. (Supplied)
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A “Since the 60s” musical performance was held during the Saudi National Day Season at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University Theater in Riyadh, under the guidance and support the chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, Mr. Turki bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Sheikh. (Supplied)
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A “Since the 60s” musical performance was held during the Saudi National Day Season at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University Theater in Riyadh, under the guidance and support the chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, Mr. Turki bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Sheikh. (Supplied)
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A “Since the 60s” musical performance was held during the Saudi National Day Season at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University Theater in Riyadh, under the guidance and support the chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, Mr. Turki bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Sheikh. (Supplied)
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A “Since the 60s” musical performance was held during the Saudi National Day Season at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University Theater in Riyadh, under the guidance and support the chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, Mr. Turki bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Sheikh. (Supplied)
Updated 24 September 2019

'Since the 60s' musical evening reflects the history of the Saudi song during National Day Season

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RIYADH: A “Since the 60s” musical performance was held during the Saudi National Day Season at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University Theater in Riyadh, under the guidance and support the chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, Mr. Turki bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Sheikh, which witnessed the display of 60 songs from the rich musical history in the Kingdom from 1960 to the current year.

The “Since the 60's” event, which ran from September the 19th to the 23rd, included traditional folklore that characterizes each region of the Kingdom.

The “Since the 60's” Orchestra also shed light on many national songs, as well as songs of the early artists, who have clearly contributed to raising the level of artistic taste in the segments of the society in the Kingdom through historical and modern singing stations and the music of various kinds.

At the end of the first day of the event, the orchestra performed the song "Winn’iem", which was written in recognition of soldiers in the southern border and their roles in protecting the Kingdom

The event was characterized in a different way with regards to the fine details, and this was the organizers who wore clothes representing the era of the 1960s. The gesture was well received by visitors who expressed their great admiration. This has been well expressed by the organizers, who wore clothes representing the 1960s.


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Kanye West has also donated $2 million toward helping fund the families and legal teams contesting the deaths of African Americans Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. (AFP)
Updated 05 June 2020

US rapper Kanye West to pay college tuition for George Floyd’s daughter

DUBAI: US rapper Kanye West on Thursday pledged to set up a college fund for the daughter of George Floyd, the African American who died at the hands of police.

Floyd’s longtime friend and former NBA (National Basketball Association) star Stephen Jackson shared a touching video this week on Instagram of Floyd’s daughter Gianna being carried on her uncle’s shoulders, smiling, and saying, “Daddy changed the world.”

 

According to CNN, father-of-four, West, has also donated $2 million toward helping fund the families and legal teams contesting the deaths of African Americans Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, and supporting black-owned businesses in crisis in his native Chicago and other cities.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Over recent days, the streets of New York, Los Angeles, London, Toronto, Paris, and more have witnessed celebrities and influencers standing together in solidarity with black communities.  

 

 

Meanwhile, other stars, such as 42-year-old West, have taken to their social media platforms to demand justice and draw attention to various organizations which help low-income protesters pay bail, or donation pages that directly benefit the family members of victims.

 

Earlier this week, Iraqi-American beauty entrepreneur Huda Kattan and actors Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds donated a hefty sum amid the #BlackLivesMatter protests.