“Dancing is strictly prohibited during the concert,” reads the ticket of the upcoming concert in Jeddah witch made the rounds online for its bizarre condition.
On top of this rule, a whole list of instructions was communicated to the fans, who were also informed that abiding by them is a must: Men and women will be seated in different section of the arena, smoking is strictly prohibited indoors along with snacks, kids under 12 are denied entry, modest attire is required.
يقال انها التعليمات الخاصة بحفل #تامر_حسني_في_جدة
بغض النظر انهم راح يكعدون عالصامت ويشغلون وضع الفايبريشن
بس العافية درجات pic.twitter.com/X6mFTWij79
— Dr.Nabeel 𒈾 𒁁 𒂖 (@HNabeel) March 2, 2018
That’s when jokes and sarcasm broke loose about how the night is going to unfold with such conditions to be implemented. “You can attend with your heart full of faith and respect” wrote one Twitter user. “It’s like putting snow under the sun and asking it not to melt”, another commented on the dancing and shimmy rule.
ممنوع الرقص والتمايل !!!!!!
كالذي يضع الثلج تحت الشمس ثم يوصيه بأن لا يذوب . pic.twitter.com/zkpf1vZdiz
— فهد البلوي (@fahd_albluwi) March 4, 2018
Saudi Arabia has recently taken huge steps forward with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s initiatives to modernize the kingdom. At present, the kingdom spend billions of dollars every year to see movies and visit recreational parks in nearby tourist centers like Dubai. The kingdom is also set to host a fashion show from March 26 to 31 in Riyadh, as part of a “to drive growth in the sector.”