Bahrain Summer Festival opens

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Bahrain Summer Festival opens

Bahrain Summer Festival opens

(Manama) – The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) has officially ushered the 2016 edition of the Bahrain Summer Festival.
The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) launched the 8th edition at a special event held at Nakhool Tent next to the Bahrain National Museum.
BACA President Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa opened Nakhool Tent, in the presence of diplomats, cultural and media figures as well families celebrating the Eid Al-Fitr.
The festival, which will run until August 7, comes as part of a wider strategic initiative spearheaded by BACA aimed at boosting the island’s position as a regional cultural tourism hub.
Held under the theme “Your Destination Bahrain”, the 8th edition of the popular month-long festival will feature the usual amazing lineup of top shows and artists at the Cultural Hall representing a wide range of genres and cultures, as well as an interactive edu-tainment program at the Nakhool Tent.
BACA thanked all the sponsors who made the festival possible: Al-Baddad (Platinum Sponsors); Creative Design, Plan Architecture & Design, and Seef Mall (Gold Sponsors); ShowTech Productions, Agility, Gulf Air, and AA Car Rental (Silver Sponsors); TV5 Monde, Al-Bilad and Al-Wasat newspapers, FACT, Ohlala, TimeOut, Areej, and Gulf Insider magazines, and 104.2 Your FM radio (Media Sponsors).
(Courtesy BNA)