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Jeddah: The three-day SOL Music Festival, which ended on Saturday, featured an eclectic lineup of local, regional and international DJs and artists, with crowds swaying on Jeddah’s beachfront.

The event, which took place for the first time at Buhairat Beach, also featured fashion fets, art installations, local artisan crafts and food trucks from contemporary clothing brands.

SOL is an exclusive community aimed at attracting local fans of music, fashion and art. Their goal is to shed light on local artists and talents.

Managed by the talents of event management companies ENTX and EGO, SOL has provided pure ecstasy to Jeddah music lovers.

Ibtisam Al-Somali, CEO of ENTX, said:

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The event, which took place for the first time at Buhairat Beach, also featured fashion fets, art installations, local artisan crafts and food trucks from contemporary clothing brands.

“We worked with Jeddah pioneers Karaz and Neo Nomad Digital to discover new artists and talents, creating an unusual experience for the audience,” added Arsomalia.

“Because this is the first edition, we are still learning about the music market and their interest in new … talent. It’s not easy to create an event with up-and-coming artists or artists who aren’t A-list stars. was.”

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Arsomalia said it is not easy to convince the industry that the country needs to develop a lot of talent. They have partnered with EGO Talent, music companies such as HRMNY, Karaz, Neo Nomad Digital and BRIJ Entertainment.

Karaz CEO and co-partner of SOL Jeddah, Fahad Al-Saud, said: As a team of local and international professionals, it is our mission to bring a sense of community and cooperation to the Kingdom and we are honored to have been part of this developing industry in the Kingdom. “

Nezar Tashkandi, aerial director and producer of Glider Aerial Solutions and leader of drone pilots, was responsible for all media production, including livestreaming and drone shooting. “This event was very special because we brought all the new generation of Saudi artists together in one place and released it to the world. It’s a great experience to be surrounded by talented people.”

Misha Saied, director of the festival’s media production team and the main driver behind photography and videography, said: The team worked very hard to set up the right stage with a (clear) sound system and visually pleasing lighting. It was special because the team had invested heavily in the artists they booked, especially the local heroes. It’s beautiful to see local talented artists get the recognition they deserve. “

Some artists told Arab News that SOL helped them get their attention.

Saudi Arabian music producer, curator and owner of BRIJ Entertainment, Saud Al-Turki, said: It feels incomparable. Initiatives like SOL are great. Gathering artists from around the world is the essence of music and the actual mission of BRIJ Entertainment. “

Born and based in Riyadh, Jeme is another Saudi Arabian music producer, DJ, founder of the KNZ record label, and music lab. “It was great to be part of this new experience formed by a local brand and to connect with local and international artists. Personally, I’ve always been able to connect and meet new friendly faces on stage. I believe it’s exciting. After the show, I had some interaction with the audience. This intimate experience of talking to the crowd was incredible. “

DJ Zii performed for the first time on stage for a large audience and called the experience “magic.”

“Playing at a local gig is always exciting, not to mention festivals with different approaches when it comes to introducing future talents and artists.”

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