Riyadh Municipality launches "Murals Renovation" event with participation of national talents
Riyadh Municipality has launched " Riyadh Murals Renovation " event aiming at adding beautiful artificial aspect to city's public and vital locations, with participation of number of talented national graphic artists in Graffiti art, which comes within framework of Riyadh Municipality’s efforts to improve the urban landscape, which is one of the most important national transformation programs in municipal sector ,and consistent with the vision of the Kingdom 2030.
The aim of event is to raise awareness of artistic works value, and its role in developing human belonging sense to the place, and its contribution to promote the common sense level, and to enhance the sense of responsibility towards public places as national achievements, in addition to supporting the participation of citizens and residents in artistic activities with aesthetic aspect.
The event includes two main phases; the first is regarding removing the distorting writings from murals adjacent to roads and main and branched streets, in cooperation with volunteers from city's residents, while second phase is regarding drawing the creative murals by hands of artists, who have talent and efficiency in implementing drawings that give the place visual vitality and beauty.
During the past months, Riyadh Municipality has carried out an intensive field campaign to remove distorting writings from murals of all Riyadh districts, and during the first quarter of 2019, it removed writings from 316 locations, which distort the urban landscape.