Diriyah unveils its design for a new entertainment venue

The announcement was made by the Diriyah Company…

A brand-new multipurpose sports, entertainment, and cultural venue has just been unveiled in Diriyah. The unique concept design for The Arena in Diriyah has been crafted by London-based HKS Architects.

Aiming to create a technologically advanced, globally significant arena that embodies the essence of its surroundings, geology, and culture, the venue is a part of the USD63.2 billion massive masterplan that is set to redefine the historic area.


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The incredible 20,000-seat multipurpose sports, entertainment, and cultural venue marks a crucial milestone in Diriyah’s transformation. The venue is all set to be a key driver for Saudi Arabia’s vision for cultural and economic growth.

The announcement was made by the Diriyah Company at MIPIM in Cannes in the presence of the UK Minister of State for Business and Trade, Lord Dominic Johnson of Lainston.

Covering 76,000 square metres, The Arena aims to establish itself as the premier venue in the Middle East, serving as a tourism hallmark, drawing visitors from across the globe and completely transforming the region’s events landscape.

Jerry Inzerillo, Group CEO of Diriyah Company says, ”The Arena in Diriyah is a cornerstone element of our mission to blend tradition with innovation. It exemplifies Diriyah’s unique lifestyle offering that harmonizes community, culture, and natural connection, setting a new standard for world-class destinations rooted in Saudi heritage.”

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