Saudi Arabia celebrates its national day every year on the twenty-third of September to commemorate the unification of the Kingdom and its establishment by King Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman. On this day in 1932 AD, history recorded the birth of Saudi Arabia after the epic heroism led by the founder King Abdul Rahman Al-Aziz, over a period of thirty-two years after his restoration to the city of Riyadh, the capital of the king of his forefathers and fathers, on the fifteenth of January 1902 AD, and on the 17th of Jumada al-Ula 1351 AH, a royal decree was issued uniting all parts of the modern Saudi state under the name ” Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.” King Abdul Aziz on Thursday, September 23, 1932 AD, a day to announce the establishment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
On the occasion of the 92nd National Day, the Saudis recall important features of their country’s history, reviewing a long tape covering more than 9 decades, from the third founding phase in the hands of King Abdul Aziz, who through the stages go. from modernization and construction during the reign of kings: Saud, Faisal, Khalid, Fahd and Abdullah, may God have mercy on them, to the stage of “modernization” and the construction of the future state during the reign of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his crown prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz says: “The history of King Abdulaziz – may God have mercy on him – is not limited to the aspects of struggle and the achievements of unification and construction, which are important and known to all, but also includes many aspects in which his human personality emerges.”
Under the leadership of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia has managed to register a remarkable presence for the country worldwide, transforming it into a difficult number in the international equation, building the future state and its policy in a balance between internal needs and external requirements, distinguished by determination and firmness in the face of events. With zeal to achieve truth and establish justice and set development and modernity as his two concerns, and approve various projects to bring the country to broad development horizons, registering a global presence for the country.
The regions of Saudi Arabia are preparing to celebrate the 92nd National Day tomorrow (Friday). The General Entertainment Authority has announced the launch of a program of National Day events and activities under the slogan “We have a home”, which is the largest in the history of national celebrations, and its activities will be held over 9 days in various regions of the Kingdom from 18 to 26 September.
Saudi fighter jets, military and civilian aircraft will present the largest air show in the history of the Kingdom under the slogan “A homeland salute”, which will be launched in various regions of the Kingdom to cover 13 major cities.
34 air and sea shows
The regions of the Kingdom are preparing for the great national celebrations, the main of which will be the majestic air and sea shows performed by military and civilian sectors with a group of fighters, helicopters, civilian aircraft, ships and boats in one of the largest skies – and sea shows seen in the national days, under the slogan “A homeland salute”. To sign in the sky of the Kingdom a salute of pride, honor and belonging to the fatherland, the wise leadership and the Saudi people.
Entertainment festivals start from public parks and gardens in various regions of the Kingdom; It includes dozens of events, entertainment shows, interactive activities, heritage and crafts, in addition to folkloric shows and kinetic games. It also includes interactive platforms equipped with the latest lighting and sound technology to celebrate the Kingdom’s heritage through performances inspired by the folklore of each region.
Folk and folk arts
Folklore groups present folkloric performances from Saudi folklore, expressing the cultural heritage of each region to enrich the visitors’ experience, as Riyadh expresses itself through the “Saudi Ardah” and “Samari”, and the eastern region “Khabiti ” and “Al” to present. -Bishana” in Medina, as well as the participation of “Al-Qazoo’i” and “Southern Step” in Asir, and “Al-Mizmar” in Mecca, in addition to performances that express the west of the Kingdom, such as ” Al- Dhaha” in Tabuk, “Al-Badwanir” in Jeddah and “Yanbaweer” in Yanbu.
The zone includes 5 daily shows, in addition to juggling games that will be performed by a group of professionals with playing cards designed with the identity of the National Day, with 3 daily shows.
The spirit of the National Day identity is integrated with the commercial activities at the festival grounds through the kiosks designed in an engineering style that matches the identity colors and festivity.
“Ezz Al-Watan” activities… 6 military shows
The Ministry of Home Affairs participates in the National Day celebrations with qualitative participations and live interactive events, titled “Ezzie of the Nation Events”, which include cognitive ideas and entertainment surprises, aimed at creating a rich and personalized experience for visitors to create, and enable them to know the ministry’s way in building its security system and developing its capabilities and services.
The events also include a theater that simulates virtual reality, embodying a spiritual image of the sacrifices of security men, with the participation of elite security sector employees, in addition to some accompanying military performances that contribute to the enrichment of the knowledge and security aspects of the visitors.
To enhance the audience’s experience, the Ministry’s military band will present a number of live musical performances that embody an original creative aspect of this event.
The Saudi sky lights up in the colors of the Kingdom’s flag in 18 cities
At 21:00 on Friday 23 September, fireworks will go off simultaneously in 18 cities; To illuminate the kingdom’s sky in green and white, where the performances paint an artistic painting that expresses the national identity; At a height of up to 300 meters, all citizens can watch the fireworks displays and share the times of joy and happiness in the memory of the National Day.
Musical concerts performed by the stars of the Gulf and Arab music
With a national character, in which the patriotic word is mixed with traditional music, and under the slogan “We sing of your glories,” the stars of Gulf and Arab music will perform national concerts on the occasion of the 92nd National Day, in addition . of which the concert is on September 22 in Qassim in King Abdullah Sports City, and in Al-Ahsa on September 23 in Prince Abdullah bin Jalawi Sports City, and in Riyadh at the Abu Bakr Salem Theater, in addition to the concert at the Punch Mark Theater in Jeddah, while the conclusion of the artistic celebrations in Tabuk will be on the stage of the Prince Sultan Civilization Center.