Source: BBC News
Saudi Arabia says it will invest $64bn (£46bn) in developing its entertainment industry over the next decade.
The head of the General Entertainment Authority said 5,000 events were planned this year alone, including those by Maroon 5 and Cirque du Soleil.
Construction of the country’s first opera house has also begun in Riyadh.
The investment is part of a social and economic reform programme, known as Vision 2030, unveiled two years ago Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.