ENTERTAINMENT IN SAUDI ARABIA

In First, Full Japanese Orchestra Performs in Riyadh

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For the first time, a Japanese orchestra has played a live performance in Saudi Arabia's capital, the latest step forward for Saudi culture and prospects for greater entertainment options for Saudi citizens.

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