NATIONAL Day celebrations continue on Saturday with the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (Baca) organising activities at the Bahrain National Museum.
The event will kick off with kayak tours between 2pm and 4pm, followed by an Ardha (sword dance) performed by participants of the Training Camp of Practicing the Art of Bahraini Ardha and an evening of traditional music by the Ismael Dawas Band.
Other activities include oyster shucking, as well as National Day celebrations to be held at Qala’t Bu Maher from 5pm to 9pm.
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A HALF-MARATHON and a 5km fun run will take place at the Bahrain International Circuit tomorrow.
The Bahrain Half Night Marathon, being held in collaboration with the Bahrain Athletics Association, gives participants a chance to run alongside Olympic athletes in order to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Among the participants will be Kenyan runner Felix Kipkoech and Ethiopian duo Zenebu Fikadu and Yomif Kejelcha.
Kejelchia participated in the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The athletes who finish first in the male and female categories will earn a prize of $30,000 (approx. BD11,308) each.
The event will kick off with a warm-up at 6pm, with entry tickets costing BD10.
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AN action-packed folkloric event will be held at Budaiya Seaport tomorrow.
The event will feature two types of traditional competitions: A rowing boat race, and a fishing competition.
The event will feature the participation of several teams that will represent different regions and villages of the Northern Governorate.
The competitions begin at 2.30pm and will go on for around two hours, with entry being free and open to all.
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THIS weekend will see the return of the Bahrain Festival City, being organised by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority.
The popular event, which kicks off on Sunday will begin at 4pm at the Bahrain International Circuit, and run until January 18.
It will feature plenty of entertainment options for families, including more than 45 live performances, an outdoor ice rink, daily live shows, games and more.
The festival will be held every day from 4pm to 11pm on the weekdays and 4pm to midnight on the weekends, with entry tickets costing BD2.
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A SERIES of track activities will be held at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) tomorrow for fitness buffs.
The Batelco Fitness on Track will be held from 6am until 10am to give the public a chance to enjoy an early morning workout with family and friends.
The workout can be done either on foot or on a bicycle on the track of the circuit.
A large turnout is expected, therefore participants are advised to book a spot in advance on the BIC official website, bahraingp.com or by calling the BIC hotline on 17450000.
Registration cost is BD1 for runners and BD2 for cyclists. Children under the age of 12 participate for free as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult.