Michael Schindhelm appointed member of Heritage and Culture Committee in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
In May 2019, Michael Schindhelm was appointed as a Heritage and Culture Committee Member by the Diriyah Gate Development Authority in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The Diriyah Gate Development Authority celebrates the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s historical footprint by allowing Ad Diriyah in the Najd region to become a hub for culture and heritage. DGDA was established in July 2017 and is committed to creating an experience for visitors that will expose the architectural, cultural and artistic legacy of Ad Diriyah. From outlining its historical significance as a foundation of the Kingdom to developing it into a modern heritage site, Ad Diriyah will be a remarkable experience of discovery for all. Ad Diriyah is an oasis that rose from the banks of Wadi Hanifa and is considered the birthplace of the first Saudi state, becoming its capital in 1745AD.