Invitation to Saudi National Day Ceremony

Posted on 10/27/2015 1:17:23 PM

Poster: Saudi Day 2015On behalf of the IUP Saudi Student Association, the Office of International Education would like to invite the community to the Saudi National Day Celebration.

The celebration will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the HUB Building. The event will have an open exhibition, cultural activities, guest speakers, and folklore, and will end with a dinner featuring authentic Saudi Arabian food. 

The events for Saudi National Day are:

Section One (4:00–6:00 p.m.)

  • Saudi culture, economy, education, sport, archeology
  • Henna (temporary body art)
  • Face painting
  • Arabic “Jalsa”: traditional floor seating
  • Photo booth with traditional clothing
  • Photography

Section Two (6:00–7:00 p.m.)

  • Reading the Holy Quran
  • Saudi national anthem
  • SSA president speech
  • Guest speakers
  • Documentary
  • Saudi folklore: Central Region dance/Ardah
  • Saudi folklore: Northern Region dance/Dahha
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Video: Message to Saudi Arabia
  • Closing

Section Three (7:00–8:00 p.m.)

  • Dinner