Millions of expatriates who have been living in the Kingdom for several years feel homesick yet find it extremely difficult to leave the Kingdom for a final time.
In fact, those who have left often admit that they too felt homesick before leaving but then felt something was amiss once they had left and yearned to return to the Kingdom once more.
Ahmed Abouldahal is an Egyptian who lived in the Kingdom with his parents for 15 years. Like many expatriates, he yearned to return to his country of origin and so left for Egypt. He now feels uneasy and wishes to return to the Kingdom.
“We face this kind of reality shock when we return back to our home country. We believe that we won’t miss Saudi and that we only feel homesick because we are living abroad.
An art exhibition that encourages amateur and beginner artists to showcase their work may be extended beyond its closing date of May 15 because of its popularity.
The second annual “Fiesta 1000” was launched at TheGallery art space by nonprofit art organization Arabian Wings in Jeddah. A wide selection of artwork by more than 300 artists is exhibited in the grand hall.