Chairman of the Theater and Performing Arts Authority Sultan Al-Bazai told Al Arabiya.net that there will be a project carried out by the Ministry of Culture represented by the Theater and Performing Arts Authority, and the Music Authority with the Department of Studies and Research, to collect tangible heritage, especially with regard to the performing and singing arts.
He stated that it will be documented audio, written, transcribed, visually, and in musical notes for all arts.
And he indicated that the project begins in the Asir region and will then move to the rest of the Kingdom’s 13 regions gradually, within the comprehensive project of the National Cultural Archives.
It is worth noting that the Qimam Festival for Mountain Performing Arts has gathered about 16 folk arts from different regions of the Kingdom, including “Al-Ardah, Al-Ta’ashir, Al-Harabi, Al-Maqame’, Al-Khotwa, Al-Rafiha, Al-Siouf, Al-Qasimi, Al-Rajz, Al-Dama, Al-Dananah, and Al-Mansob.”
Whereas, Abha literature has presented over the past few days a number of banknotes on the mountain in folklore.