Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities has partnered with various embassies to launch the latest edition of the Bahrain Summer Festival, featuring traditional dances, musical performances, and art and crafts.

The Bahrain Summer Festival is back with its 14th edition, held this year under the slogan ‘Golden Edition’ in tribute to Bahrain’s Golden Jubilee.

The festival will take place from July 11 to 31, from 5pm to 9pm, at various venues, namely the Bahrain National Museum, the Art Centre and the Cultural Hall, and will feature an extensive range of performances, programmes and workshops in collaboration with various embassies on the island.

The Bahrain Festival will kick off on July 11 at the Cultural Hall with An Evening of Classical Music where three rising Bahraini stars, Mohammed Al Najjar, Haya Al Hamad and Layan Al Hamad, will perform.

The Cultural Hall will also host a live science show called Brainiac Remixed on July 12, 13 and 14, taking to the stage for the very first time in the Kingdom. Watch these science adventurers leap with courage and curiosity from the safety of your seats, performing experiments for all to enjoy!

On July 15 at the Cultural Hall, in collaboration with the Embassy of the State of Palestine in Bahrain, Palestine TV’s Beit Byout presents a production of The Little Lantern based on late Palestinian author Ghassan Kanafani’s story. The play follows a princess whose father, the king, wills that she bring the sun to their castle after his death in order for her to take over power. The tale trails her thrilling journey, leaving behind a meaningful message.

On July 16, the Cultural Hall, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, will host the Korean crew MAKERS for a night of Korean History through Dance and Music.

On July 17, a Spanish Flamenco show named Flamenco Arsa Y Toma will feature at the Cultural Hall.

On July 22, 23 and 24, The DaSilva Marionette Circus Troupe from the UK will dazzle the audience with aerial acrobatics on the flying trapeze, spectacular cycling stunts, trampolining and the antics of cheeky clowns!

In collaboration with the Embassy of the United States of America, July 21 will see the Missoula Children’s Theatre present an original musical adaptation of Alice in Wonderland based on Lewis Carroll’s tale, at the Cultural Hall.

On July 25, viewers will be able to enjoy live Indonesian Traditional Dance organised in collaboration with the Embassy.