JEDDAH: Thousands of festivalgoers have been flocking to Jeddah to lap up the Red Sea port city’s second season of entertainment activities and events.
Firework displays, circus performances, and art shows are among the attractions drawing visitors of all ages to this year’s leisure bonanza.
Jeddah Art Promenade was turned into a huge interactive photography stage as visitors took souvenir photos of themselves during firework displays and live performances and shows.
Firework displays will take place each day throughout the 60-day Jeddah Season and will be accompanied by additional shows lighting up Jeddah’s skies.
Many of the visitors to this year’s Jeddah Season have commented on the increased number of activities and events on offer. These have included music parades, entertainment designed specifically for families and children, and a range of new shows and displays.
The Cirque du Soleil has reported large audience numbers for its Fuzion shows over the first days of the festival. The international circus consists of 39 artists, supported by 25 technicians, and includes acrobatics, juggling games, helium balloons, and flying swings.
Restaurants, cafes, and integrated services in the event areas are also available throughout Jeddah Season which organizers expect will this year attract an increased number of foreign tourists.