Entertaining performances will continue at the Cultural Hall in Manama as part of the Bahrain Summer Festival.
The last two performances of the most outrageous live science show Brainiac Remixed will be held this evening, starting 5pm and 8pm.
The rhythmic dances and melodies of Flamenco will bring the culture of Spain to Bahrain on July 17.
Audiences will be guided on a journey with guitarist Salvi from Cádiz and professional Flamenco dancer Yaiza delos Muros from Barcelona, who will introduce them to the unique world-acclaimed Spanish art.
The show starts at 8pm.
A theatrical production based on the work by the late Palestinian author Ghassan Kanafani takes place on July 15.
The Little Lantern follows a princess whose father, the king, announces in his will that she must bring the sun to the palace after his death to reign in power.
The play trails her thrilling journey, leaving a meaningful message behind.
The event will be held in Arabic and is being organised in collaboration with the Palestinian Embassy in Bahrain.
Two performances will be held on the day, one at 5pm and another at 8pm.
Audiences can enjoy Korean history through dance and music on July 16.
Korean crew ‘Makers’ will present a unique show exploring the main events and features within the contemporary history of Korea, from historical movements to the globally acclaimed K-Pop genre.
Alongside meaningful historical messages, the performance will combine top-notch street dancing with soulful ‘Gujak’, a type of Korean traditional music.
The showcase is being presented collaboration with the Korean Embassy, with two performances being held, at 5pm and 8pm.
A variety of fun and interactive educational workshops will also be held as part of the same festival.
- A Little Explorer Initiative workshop begins this evening in collaboration with Saudi’s Culture Ministry. This event is part of a Saudi initiative to raise a generation that is aware of, protects and values antiquities.
- A Gradient Through Shapes workshop will teach participants how to convert a canvas into geometric shapes by producing a gradient out of just two colours.
- Another fun workshop will teach participants about the importance of seed planting in collaboration with Nature Studio Learning Space.
- Attendees of a My Green Environment workshop will learn about the role agriculture plays in mitigating climate change in a special workshop being held in collaboration with the Supreme Council for the Environment.
- Saudi’s Culture Ministry will introduce one of the kingdom’s most famous handicrafts of Al-Qatt Al-Asiri. The art form, which originated in the ‘Asir Region of Saudi Arabia, was found on the front parlours of traditional Arab homes which typically contained wall paintings in the form of a mural or fresco with geometric designs in bright colours.
- A Chinese Ink Painting workshop will present a unique drawing technique that utilises art pieces taken from nature and used to create and shape formations and abstract artistic lines.
- Participants will learn how to sketch different formats of the stillness focusing on proportions, shapes, colours and light effects during a Silent Nature Basics workshop.
- A workshop focused on the recycling of palm leaves and turning them into artistic papers will be held in collaboration with the Women’s Training Centre for Paper Crafts.
All workshops will be held at the Art Centre in Manama from July 14 to 16, with three sessions starting at 5.15pm, 6.30pm and 7.45pm each day.
- A creative experience that allows children to express themselves while developing and strengthening their hand-eye co-ordination is part of a Hanging Wind Chimes workshop which will begins on July 20. The event will go on till July 22 at the Art Centre, with three sessions starting at 5.15pm, 6.30pm and 7.45pm each day.
- An acting workshop is being held on Sunday where children will learn how to use the skills of a great actor such as observation, memorisation, concentration and imagination, through a variety of entertaining activities. The event will go on from 5pm to 7pm.
- An improvisation workshop will teach children how to react to real-life situations while on stage for a dynamic improvisation experience. The event will be held the following day from 5pm to 6.30pm.
- A mime workshop will introduce children to the art of silence. During the event, children will be able to see how isolations, illusions, key gestures, and body language are all used to tell a story. The workshop will take place on Tuesday from 5pm to 7pm.
All three workshops are being presented by the Missoula Children’s Theatre at the Cultural Hall and is suitable to those aged seven years and older.
Registration is required at www.culture.gov.bh.
- Another workshop organised in collaboration with Saudi’s Culture Ministry will see participants focus on wooden ship-making with activities that highlight the deep-rooted craft. The event will be held at the Art Centre from July 17 to 19, with three sessions starting at 5.15pm, 6.30pm and 7.45pm each day.
- Picasso Faces, a workshop inspired by the popular artworks of Pablo Picasso, will highlight a fun way to experiment with colours, shapes and patterns.
- An Origami Art workshop will teach children the Japanese art of Origami which uses paper-folding techniques to create impressive pieces of work.
Both events will be held at the Art Centre from July 17 to 19, with three sessions starting at 5.15pm, 6.30pm and 7.45pm each day.
- A Conceptual Sketching workshop will emphasise participation and teamwork as children learn to act without a script. The workshop can be geared to all skill levels from beginners to more experienced performers. It will be held on July 15 and 16 from 5.30pm to 7pm at the Bahrain National Museum and is open to those aged 15 years and above. Registration is required at www.culture.gov.bh.
All events are being organised by the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and are open to the public.