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bahrain international music festival 2019
Bahrain International Music Festival 2019
Sat 19th Oct 2019 - 19:00 - 21:30

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Event Summary

Date: 19 October 2019 - 26 October 2019

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Category: Entertainment

Venue: Bahrain National Theatre

Admission: Paid Entry

event Details

The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities celebrates the 28th annual Bahrain International Music Festival, under the slogan ‘Our Year of Celebrations.’ 

The Kingdom has become a focal point of social and cultural movement, where the diverse programmes and multi-cultural events continue to gain both regional and worldwide acknowledgment. 

The acclaimed festival brings together talented musicians and performers from around the globe, showcasing different styles and genres, including orchestra, rock, pop, traditional and more. 

In its 28th consecutive year, the festival comes part of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities’ year-long celebrations, under the theme “Our Year of Celebrations”. The festival will highlight various musical genres ranging from orchestra, rock and pop, to the Kingdom’s very own traditional tunes. Several embassies in the Kingdom also have a great contribution towards the festival, such as the Embassy of France and the Embassy of Germany

Offical Artist Lineup

L'Orchestre Lamoureux 

Date: 19 October 2019 
Time: 8:00 p.m. 
Venue: Bahrain National Theatre 
Country: France
Age: 10 years & above 
Genre: Orchestra

orchestrelamoureux.com
Tickets are sold at Virgin Megastore 

Event overview: 
A special classical musical evening starring French opera orchestra, L'Orchestre Lamoureux, founded in Paris in 1881 by Charles Lamoureux.

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Mo Zowayed

Date: 20 October 2019 
Time: 8:00 p.m. 
Venue: Cultural Hall
Country: Kingdom of Bahrain 
Genre: Song
Age: 10 years & above
Free Admission

Event overview: 
In an indie-folk musical evening combining vocal hooks, guitar-driven melodies and soulful upbeat sounds, Bahraini musician Mo Zowayed will take the audience on a wanderlust journey through his transient experiences.

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SONGS: Musicals from Paris to Broadway 


Ensemble Contraste

Date: 22 October 2019 
Time: 8:00 p.m. 
Venue: Cultural Hall
Country: France
Genre: Concert 
Age: 10 years & above 
In collaboration with the Embassy of France
Free Admission
www.ensemblecontraste.com

Event Overview: 
The French Ensemble Contraste presents a variety of musical genres including classical, tango, musical comedy, jazz, and more in a thrilling musical evening.

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Daline Jabbour 

Date: 24 October 2019 
Time: 8:00 p.m. 
Venue: Cultural Hall 
Country: Lebanon 
Genre: Song
Age: 10 years & above 

Free Admission

Event Overview: 
Versatile artist Daline Jabbour specializes in oud, vocal coaching, classical Arabic and Soufi music. In addition to her performance, a group of specialized musical experts in the domain of improvising in accordance with the Takht Standard of Arabic Music will accompany her.

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Bahrain Music Band

Music & Memories: A TV Retrospective
Date: 25 October 2019 
Time: 8:00 p.m. 
Venue: Cultural Hall
Country: Kingdom of Bahrain 
Genre: Music
Age: 10 years & above 

Free Admission

Event Overview: 
The Bahrain Music Band are set to bring back some of the most joyous memories filled with nostalgia from the songs and music of TV drama. These series spoke society’s language, in terms of the reality and aspirations that they portray, and had a massive impact on forming the identities of the Bahraini and Arab societies on a similar level, while leaving a memorable mark in our contemporary history.

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Dar Al Muharraq

Date: 26 October 2019 
Time: 8:00 p.m. 
Venue: Building 1068, Road 1617, Block 216 Muharraq
Country: Kingdom of Bahrain 
Genre: Song
Age: 10 years and above 

Free Admission

Event Overview: 
A live performance highlighting the various styles of the uniquely Bahraini Fjiri tradition, a mystical genre that traces its roots back to the island’s glorious legacy of its world-famous pearling heritage.

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WORKSHOPS

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Drum Making Workshop for Children

Date: 19 October, 2019
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Dar Almuharraq
Age: 6 - 12 years
Folk art has always been closely linked to our heritage; emotions were expressed during the long diving trips through music and its various instruments. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to pearling music and “Marawas”, where they will learn more about the instrument and get the opportunity to make their very own drums. 

Choir Workshop

Date: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Time: 20 October, 2019
Venue: Art Centre
Age: 13 and above
In collaboration with Harmony Music Center

Participants will learn about the many aspects associated with voice, sound and breathing, while getting familiar with choir warm-ups and multi-voiced pieces.

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Groovy Music Workshop

Date: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Time: 21 October, 2019
Venue: Art Centre
Age: 6 – 10 years
In collaboration with Harmony Music Center

Participants will engage their body and mind through a mixture of singing, dancing, acting, while using percussion instruments such as xylophones, metallophones and glockenspiels. While learning at their own pace and level of understanding, children will also emphasize arts integrations with stories, poetry, movement and drama.

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Expression in Music

Date: 24 October, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Bab Al Bahrain – Front Outdoor Space (Market Area)
Age: 6 – 10 years

Participants will learn the various ways of expression and innovation through music during Expression in Music workshop.

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Reclaiming Our Ethnomusicologies
Conducted by Hasan Hujairi

Date: 25 - 26 October, 2019
Time: 4:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Art Centre 
Age: 17 years and above

A two-day workshop exploring the field of ethnomusicology and relating it to music history and practice in the Kingdom of Bahrain. By understanding the logic behind this field of study, participants will be introduced to ways of reconsidering music forms found in Bahrain.

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Event Location

National Theatre of Bahrain, Shaikh Hamad Causeway, Manama, Bahrain

Organizer Detail

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Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities

Company Name

Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities

website

culture.gov.bh

Phone No

17298777

Mobile No

17298777

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