Riyadh Season 2 will open with a giant parade and performance by Pitbull
Riyadh Season begins on October 20 and continues until March 2022…
With just a week to go, the launch of Riyadh Season 2021 is almost upon us.
Hundreds of performers and floats are set to participate in an opening parade and carnival to officially launch the season on October 20.
But here’s another big news. The Kingdom is gearing up to welcome back “Mr. Worldwide” as Pitbull will also kick off the festival with a live concert.
For the Miami rapper – who has penned hits such as “Don’t Stop the Party”, “Timber”, and “Give Me Everything” – his performance will be his third appearance in the Kingdom.
مسيرة افتتاح #موسم_الرياض … ضخمة وتتعدى الخيال في ارض المسيرة جنب البوليفارد🔥❤️
والفنان العالمي @Pitbull بيحيي حفلة كبيرة على مسرح الافتتاح … وفيها مفاجآت ما تتفوت … الوعد يوم ٢٠ اكتوبر ان شاءالله 🇸🇦❤️😎💪 pic.twitter.com/U2qcAn316t
— TURKI ALALSHIKH (@Turki_alalshikh) October 13, 2021
That’s not all, though. Expect other surprise performances from international artists who will join Pitbull on stage.
So, who will be the surprise? It may still be under wraps for the opening day of Riyadh Season 2021, but it is a lot of fun to think about. Watch this space for more details.
Yes, that’s the theme of this year’s event. And as you can imagine, some very big things are still in the works.
Turki Al-Sheikh, chairman of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) and chairman of Riyadh Season, revealed during a press conference that the second edition of the Riyadh Season features about 7,500 activity days, running concurrently.
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The activities will be held on a total area spreading over 5.4 million square meters, covering 14 zones in Riyadh, including Boulevard.
The first zone will open on October 21. Entry to four event zones will be free of charge, while the fee will differ for each of the remaining zones.
The dazzling event, the largest of its kind in the Middle East, is expected to draw as many as 20 million visitors.
There will be 200 restaurants and 70 cafés during the season. The activities include 70 Arab concerts, six international concerts, 10 international exhibitions, 350 theatrical performances, 18 Arab plays, and six international plays in addition to one free wrestling championship, two international matches, and 100 interactive experiences catering to all age groups.