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MENAFN Press - 17/02/2014
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(MENAFN Press) The Ministry of Culture and the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) announced the program details of the 9th Spring of Culture festival which will include a number of cultural and artistic activities and events. The announcement was made during a press conference that was held in Manama on Sunday and attended by H.E. Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister of Culture and H.E. Kamal bin Ahmed, Minister of Transportation and Acting Chief Executive, Economic Development Board.



H.E. Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, said: "We believe that the Spring of Culture will give the people of Bahrain the opportunity to experience new things through art, music, and dance, as we celebrate our capital, Manama, the city of Asian tourism and arts this year."



H.E. Kamal bin Ahmed said: "this festival reflects the modern Kingdom of Bahrain and its rich culture. The program of this year's festival will contain high level cultural events and host international artists and present local Bahraini talents which will attract different parts of the society as well as tourists visiting Bahrain for these special events."



The festival will last for two months and the program will include:



Five Hundred Year of Islamic Calligraphy - Masterpieces from Sakp Sabanc Museum (Turkey), will start in January and continue through to 13th April at the Bahrain National Museu



Souq Bab Al Bahrain will continue to offer local designers the chance to present their merchandise and products from 1st March “ 29th March at the gate of the old Manama sou



Art Market will be held at Bab al Bahrain for two days from 13 to 15th March and 10th to 12th April and will host local artists to present their wor



The program will include music concerts for Michael Fadel from Lebanon and the Arab Idol talent, Ahmed Jama



5th March will feature a concert for the Grammy award winner, Ramsey Lewis, the American jazz composer and pianist along with seven-time Grammy winning singer and song writer, Philip Bailey who will perform at Arad Fort



Rock star Eric Clapton concert will be held 8th March at Arad For



A concert for Arabic artist, Mohammed Abdo will be held at the Arad For



Performance of Eric Carle's 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' and other kids stories by Canada's Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia at the Alumni Club from the 27th to 30th March



The Turkish dancing band, " The Fire of Anatolia" will perform at the Arad fort and will band will include 64 professional dancer



The Chinese culture week which is organized in cooperation with the Chinese embassy, will feature the Silk Road exhibition and will be held 10th to 19th Apri



Liaoning Ballet of China will also perform at the festival; the band was established since 1980 and considered to be one of the leading Chinese dancing band



The Family event China National Acrobatic Troup will continue to entertain the attendees of the festival at Arad on 20th 21st and 22nd Marc



Japanese Maki-e exhibition will be held between 2nd March “ 6th Apri



An Opera concert for the legend Jose Carreras



The 16th Bahrain international book fair will be held between 27th March until 6th Apri



The 22nd Heritage Festival will be held during the Spring of Culture and as part of its program this year, the Festival will focus on fabric manufacturing and Bahraini traditional outfits, and will include an exhibition and market for the designers to offer their traditional products.



In addition, Bait Alqous's "The diving house" will be opened in 13th April. One of the 16th locations in Muharraq which represents the pearl road, Bait Alqous will feature an exhibition to present the lifestyle traditional Bahraini pearl divers. Ebrahim bin Saad Gallery will also be opened at the same day as well.



The festival will also include the opening of a photo exhibition for six professional photographers who were in Manama last year to capture the capital as they see it.



Educational workshops will be held during the festivals for young talents to enhance their skills, the workshops will be offered free of charge for people who sign up in advance and will feature international artists and bands such as " The vey hungry caterpillar" band and the Chinese Aerobatic band. Further to that, workshops will be offered in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, the Royal Charity Organization, and Arabian Gulf University, including:



Week-long sand painting art workshop by Indian artist, Kardashian Batick



Theatre exprt, Dalal Makari will host three workshops focusing on theatre and acting



The talents program organized by the EDB in cooperation with Al Bareh art gallery will continue this year, which will host international artists and experts who will provide support and guidance to local Bahraini talent


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