King Faisal School’s Students Visit to “Treasures of China Exhibition” in Riyadh
On Sunday October 14th, 2018, the Public Relations and Media Department in King Faisal School organized an educational visit for the MYP students to the “Treasures of China Exhibition” which was hosted by National Museums in Riyadh under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Sultan Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz, The President of Saudi Commission for Tourism. The exhibition includes more than 200 Chinese artifacts where students saw valuable archetypes of the Chinese cultural heritage extending back to thousands of years, including rare pieces that have never been displayed outside China. During their tour; students visited five sections representing the timelines and historical dynasties that China has passed through. These include: The phase of “the beginning of civilization and performing rites”, the "unification, integration and development" phase, the "comprehensive and diversified foreign exchange" phase, the "ocean business and trade development” phase, and “Imperialism power and royal tolerance”. The exhibits vary from pottery, bronze, jade, porcelain, gold, silver, enamel, and many other Chinese treasures. At the end of the tour, students were very impressed and excited by what they saw and the knowledge they had acquired.