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An Autoville participant

Preparations under way for Autoville motoring festival in Riyadh

RIYADH, January 4, 2022

Preparations are in full swing for the Saudi International Festival of Motoring (Autoville), the first and the largest interactive event of its kind in the region, bringing together over 100 international brands in the automotive sector.
Providing car enthusiasts and fans of all age groups with the opportunity to enjoy various shows, driving experiences, and unique speed tests, in addition to enabling them to explore the latest developments in racing, the festival will take place from January 8 to 14, 2022 at Dirab Motor Park, organised by the Saudi Conventions and Exhibitions General Authority (SCEGA) 
The Autoville festival will extend over an area of 1.7 million square metres. The international festival will also witness a number of concerts by Arab and international singers.
Amjad bin Essam Shacker, Acting CEO of SCEGA, expressed his pride in organising the first international event of its kind in the region. Shacker said that the event underlines SCEGA's efforts to advance the automotive industry, enhance its role in developing the national economy, encourage investment therein based on the best global practices, and boost Riyadh's position as one of the best global cities, in accordance with the ambitious goals of the kingdom's Vision 2030.
Shacker asserted that Autoville will be different from the other motoring events in the Arab region, as it focuses on the audience and aims to provide them with an unmatched experience. He pointed out that the festival will be an important platform bringing together car experts and enthusiasts, enabling them to share their interests and ideas. 
It will also provide car dealers with the unique opportunity to showcase their products and services as well as their achievements and future plans directly to the public.
Autoville will feature a range of unique and diverse events involving renowned rally and motor personalities, including the two-time Guinness World Record breaker in drifting races, Saudi driver Abdul Hadi Al-Qahtani, along with various world-famous motorsport celebrities, including Ken Block, Vaughn Gethin Jr, Remy Bizouard, and many others.-- TradeArabia News Service


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