Culture of Abha

Al Watan, which is one of the main Saudi daily newspapers, has its head office and main printing presses in Abha. The Saudi government has been promoting Abha as a tourist destination and has created events, such as the Abha Festival during the summer, to draw people to the city. Events are organized to attract visitors to discover the city and its surroundings, such as sporting events, shows, exhibitions and musical performances by famous Arabic poets and singers