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Bahrain Summer Festival

August 26 - September 1, 2020

Gulf Weekly Naman Arora
By Naman Arora

Gulf Weekly Bahrain Summer Festival

This is the final week of the summer festival. In addition to the usual activities, BACA will be announcing this year’s Nakhool Star on their social media channels this week! Follow @nakhoolbah on Instagram or visit for more information.


Wednesday, August 26

Leaf Printing on T-Shirt (Workshop)

From 5pm to 9pm, join this workshop integrating nature and art and learn how you can jazz up your clothing with leaf printing on fabric.


Fluid Art – Acrylic Pouring (Workshop)

From 6pm to 9pm, get a quick lesson on the techniques, tips and tricks of acrylic pouring, discuss the paint preparation process for different mediums and learn recipes to make homemade paints.


Thursday, August 27

Puzzle Making (Workshop)

From 5pm to 9pm, learn how to make educational games using ice cream sticks and cans, in this workshop led by Nour Hassan.


Friday, August 28

I Want My Hat Back (Story)

From 5pm to 9pm, Eman Alghawas tells the story of a bear on the hunt for his lost hat. Make sure to have red paper, scissors, string, stapler, hole punch and some decorative material at hand to make your own red hat. Ideal for kids aged three to seven years.


The City of Stones (Story)

From 6pm to 9pm, embark on a fun trip through the City of Stones and learn how to rewrite a story from your own perspective. Ideal for ages nine to 15 years.


Saturday, August 29

Healthy Food (Cooking)

From 5pm to 9pm, learn how to cook an array of healthy dishes using the simplest ingredients and inspired by flavours of the Levant with Chef Waddah Swar.


Sunday, August 30

Post Office Tour

From 5pm to 9pm, Nakhool and Nakhoola will guide you on a tour of the original post office of Manama, which has been converted into a museum.

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