The 11th edition of the Souk Okaz festival commencing on July 12 will offer participants a revamped programme, including a new event titled Narrator’s Tent.

During the daily happening, five narrators recounting historical Arabic stories, will take visitors back to the important events of the region’s past. 

Overall, the festival will see more than 100 different events reflecting local life as well as the cultural heritage of the venue, including competitions, excursions, workshops and other activities prepared by Saudi Commission for Tourism & Cultural Heritage and tourism partners for residents and visitors alike.