‘Ambassador’s Choice’ International Film Festival

CanalCanal Arabia SauditaCinematografía

The Embassy of Mexico in collaboration with the Embassies of India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Germany, United States, France, Bangladesh, Philippines, Spain and Saudi authorities presented the 9th edition of Ambassador’s Choice: International Film Festival.

The selected movies will be screened from November 25th to December 7th 2021 at the Embassy of India in RIyadh.

The Mexican fil is Corazón de Mezquite” (Mezquite’s Heart), directed and produced by Mexican filmmaker Ana Laura Calderón,


Concurso De Dibujo Infantil “Este Es Mi México” 2021

2021, Año de la IndependenciaCanalCanal Arabia Saudita

El Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior se honra en dar a conocer a los niños y niñas ganadores y menciones honoríficas del XXV Concurso de Dibujo Infantil “Este es mi México”, La Independencia de México.

En seguimiento a lo estipulado en la Convocatoria del Concurso, los ganadores se han elegido a través de nuestro honorable Comité de Selección, quienes seleccionaron de entre siete regiones del mundo (África y Medio Oriente,


México y Arabia Saudita: Unidos por la cultura.

Artes EscénicasCanal Arabia Saudita

México y Arabia Saudita nuevamente estrecharon sus lazos culturales. En el marco de los eventos conmemorativos del 200 Aniversario de la Independencia de México, y por invitación del Presidente de México, Lic. Andrés Manuel López Obrador, una delegación cultural de Arabia Saudita visitó México los días 25, 26 y 27 de septiembre del presente en el Complejo Cultural los Pinos.

Se trató de la visita más numerosa de la que se tenga registro, con una composición de 42 integrantes,


Ibero-american Film Festival

Canal Arabia SauditaCinematografía

The first-ever cultural festival highlighting gender equality in Saudi Arabia has launched in Riyadh with the screening of a movie by a female director. Organized by the Embassy of Mexico and Mexican movie theater chain Cinépolis Gulf, in collaboration with the embassies of Argentina, Spain and Uruguay, the “Ibero-American Film Festival” kicked off on Wednesday.
The event was attended by the Mexican Ambassador Aníbal Gómez-Toledo, Argentine Ambassador Marcelo Gilardoni, Spanish Ambassador Álvaro Iranzo and Uruguayan Ambassador Nelson Yemil Chabén,


The colors of Mexico in Saudi Arabia

2021, Año de la IndependenciaCanal Arabia Saudita

As a result of efforts made by the Embassy, for the second consecutive year since the Embassy was opened in this country, the emblematic ‘Kingdom Center’ building, located in the center of Riyadh, was illuminated with the colors of the Mexican flag, in occasion of the CCXI Anniversary of our independence and in honor of the Mexican community in Saudi Arabia.

The activity was par of the agenda carried out in September, that also coincide with the anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mexico and Saudi Arabia (12 Sep) and with the commemoration of the Saudi National Day (23 Sep).


‘Threads/Hilos’ Textile Exhibition

Arte y artesaníasCanal Arabia Saudita

The exhibition was presented at the ‘Ahlam Studio’ art gallery in Riyadh on 8/sep/2021. The aim of the exhibition was creating an approach to the similarities between the cultures and traditions of Mexico and Saudi Arabia through their textile art, in line with the ‘conversation between cultures’ concept promoted by the Unity of Cultural Affairs of the Chancellery.

During the launching event, Ambassador Gómez Toledo stressed that the activity “aims to establish a dialogue that contributes to a better mutual understanding of our societies and to discover the common historical and cultural terrain that we share.”


Convocatoria abierta:’Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium’

Canal Arabia SauditaEscultura

‘Riyadh Art’, organización gubernamental del Reino de Arabia Saudita enfocada en difundir y promover el arte y la cultura en el Reino publicó recientemente la convocatoria para participar en la tercera edición de ‘Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium’, el cual se llevará a cabo del 10 de noviembre al 6 de diciembre de 2021.


Webinar: ‘Gender, economy and culture in Saudi Arabia’

Canal Arabia SauditaIgualdad de género

On April 7 was held, the virtual seminar ‘Gender, economy and culture in Saudi Arabia’ organized by the Embassy of Mexico in KSA and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) through its University Program for Asian Studies and Africa (PUEAA) and its Center for Mexican Studies in the United Kingdom.


Tlakimilolli: voces del telar.

Canal Arabia Saudita

Tlakimilolli’, a documentary in Nahuatl with subtitles in English and Spanish, allusive to the artisan work and creative processes of indigenous women of the Sierra de Zongolica


Sor Juana

Canal Arabia Saudita

On the eve of International Women’s Day, we invite you to discover the life and work of Sor Juana Inés, an outstanding and illustrious Mexican woman.


Día de la Bandera/Mexico’s flag Day.

Canal Arabia Saudita

El 24 de febrero es el día en que cada año conmemoramos nuestro lábaro patrio. February 24 is the day that every year we commemorate our national flag.


Flor de Nochebuena

Canal Arabia SauditaCanal Del RioNatura y Cultura

Nochebuena is the iconic flower of Christmas. We invite you to know more about this Mexican flower.


Review: Minimal History of Mexico.

Canal Arabia SauditaHistoria

We invite you to read the review of the book ‘Minimum History of Mexico’ in Arabic. The article is authored by Dr. Faisal Khalaf, via Al-Jazirah & translated to English by the Embassy of Mexico in Saudi Arabia.


Ofrenda ‘La muerte y sus flores’

Canal Arabia SauditaDía de Muertos

The Embassy of Mexico in Saudi Arabia made the traditional ‘Ofrenda’ on the ocassion of the Day of the Death 2020.

The piece was dedicated to the memory of the people who have lost their lives in the framework of the COVID19 pandemic, the members of the Mexican Foreign Service who passed away in 2020.


Concert: ‘Un canto a la memoria’, performed by Lila Downs.

Canal Arabia SauditaMúsica

We invite you to enjoy this concert dedicated to Memory, a musical offering dedicated to all the beloved people who have passed away.


Day of the Dead

Canal Arabia SauditaDía de Muertos

The Day of the Dead is a very important celebration for mexican people. It’s a day to remember and celebrate the life and memory of our relatives and beloved ones who have passed away. If you want to know more about this celebration, we invite you to check the materials made by ‘Hand Made Spanish Classes’ on the ocassion of this celebration.


Frida Kahlo

Artes visualesCanal Arabia Saudita

Despite the distance, the stamp of Frida Kahlo, one of the most representative women in the history of Mexico has spread to Saudi Arabia. We invite you to read an article about her life by Dr. Faisal Khalaf, via Al-Jazirah & translated to English by the Embassy of Mexico in Saudi Arabia.


Lit of the iconic skyscraper ‘Kingdom Center’ 16/09/2020

210° aniversario de independenciaCanal Arabia Saudita

The night of September 16, the iconic ‘Kingdom Center’ building was lit with the colors of our flag, in honor of our country and the Mexican community in Saudi Arabia. The event was an unprecedented event in the history of the relationship between the two countries.