Bahrain’s cultural and entertainment scene is set to have a busy October. Here are all the things you can do this October in Bahrain.
1.Ismaeel Dawas Band at Dar Al Muharraq
Ismaeel Dawas Band will be performing a folklore musical evening as part of the Bahrain International Music Festival on Wednesday the 5th of October 2022 at 8 pm in Dar Al Muharraq.
Established in 1935, the Ismaeel Dawas Band continues to perform the ancient folk lyrical heritage of the island to this day. A staple at the Kingdom’s cultural and national celebrations, this band exposes younger generations to their inherited musical heritage to endure its sustainability and preserve it from extinction.
2.Asian Weightlifting Championships 2022 at Crowne Plaza
The Kingdom of Bahrain will host the Asian Weightlifting Championships –Manama 2022 for the first time. The championship will be held during 6 – 16 October 2022 in the Bahrain Conference Center at the Crowne Plaza hotel.
The championships is held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Chairman of the Public Sports Authority and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee.
it's organised by the Bahrain Weightlifting Federation, and supervised by the Asian Weightlifting Federation.
3.Japanese Traditional Drum Performance at Cultural Hall
The Japanese Taiko ensemble “Wagaku Miyabi” will be back in Bahrain on Thursday the 6th of October 2022 at 8 PM in the Cultural Hall. The ensemble combines the sound of the “Taiko” drums with other Japanese musical instruments, their repertoire extending to modern music as well, as they spread this important aspect of Japanese culture around the world.
This event comes as part of the Bahrain International Music Festival and in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in the Kingdom of Bahrain, in celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
4.Noel Kharman Concert at Cultural Hall
October 7 at 8pm
As part of the Bahrain International Music Festival, Palestinian singer Noel Kharman comes in strong with her melodious voice, enthralling audiences with her songs that mix Arabic and Western music in her first concert in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Her career breakthrough took place in 2015 when she published her first mash-up cover, which was a mix of "Hello" by Adele with "KifakInta" by Fairuz.
The concert will take place at Cultural Hall on the 7th of October at 8 PM.
5.La Plage Beach Festival
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
You know what's better than a free beach day? A free beach day with food, fun, games and activities, as well as entertainment for all ages!
That's right: Sofitel is providing you with the opportunity to take in the captivating beach at their property along with lots of fun activities! You can enjoy their stunning pool and facilities, and enjoy special discounts on their ‘La Plage’ memberships.
This event is exclusively open to couples and families. So pack your bags and head down there for a relaxing weekend getaway that will make you feel like you're on vacation! The festival will be held from 1pm to 7pm.
Call 17 636-363.
Juffair Boulevard Hotel
This month, OFF Global Group and Project VOID are teaming up to bring world-renowned techno DJ & Producer, D-Unity, to the Kingdom of Bahrain. This is a party you definitely don’t want to miss out on! D-Unity's extensive self-taught career is based on a long-lasting belief in quality music. It has led him to a consolidated position as one of the world's most prolific and acclaimed producers in the electronic dance music scene. That’s not all, there will be a fantastic line-up of regional DJs!
Pre-sale tickets are priced at BHD 15 until midnight on Friday following which they will be priced at BHD 20 at the door after midnight! Make sure you grab yours before they’re sold out. Doors open at 8pm. Tickets can be purchased on Resident Advisor: https://ra.co/events/1589573.
Call 33 189-318 or 32 226-113.
7.RECSO EnviroSpill Conference & Exhibition at The Gulf Hotel Bahrain
October 11 2022 - October 12 2022
The Gulf Hotel will host the RECSO EnviroSpill Conference & Exhibition under the patronage of the Minister of Oil, Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, which will be held during the period from 11 to 13 October 2022.
For more information, contact RECSO on +97333001492
8.Bahrain National Theatre 10th Anniversary at the Bahrain National Theatre
October 12 2022
Bahrain National Theatre Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Bahrain National Theatre, dedicated to Bahraini cultural achievements, with the slogan "Golden as 50". Working with Ms. Francesca Campania, an Italian International Consultant for Theater Affairs, will provide the opportunity to prolong this event.
For more information, contact Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) on 17298777 or email [email protected]
‘Euphoria Elevated’ is back for a night of eclectic house and techno. Experience a phenomenal underground party at Calexico, where they’ll be playing only the best of the best. This time, Euphoria will feature an international artist coming to Bahrain for the first time: Levi Oi. She’s bringing her signature style of pumping techno and playful house with her, so you know it's going to be one wild and euphoric night!
Levi has a truly unique story to tell, and so does her music. Born and raised in Germany with years abroad in Melbourne, Dubai and London, she decided to explore her own roots and moved to Vietnam. After only a few months, she was featured on vice.com as one of Saigon's most important underground figures, Ho Chi Minh City boiler room sets were played, and Vietnam news labelled her one of the big newcomers.
Tickets are priced from BHD 10 onwards. Doors open at 9pm.
Call 33 737-417.
9.Abdul Majeed Abdullah Concert at Al Dana Amphitheatre
October 14 and 15
Saudi singer and composer Abdul Majeed Abdullah will be performing a concert at the amphitheatre on Friday, October 14, 2022.
He is considered as one of the most famous music artists in the Middle East. He will hold his upcoming concerts in the GCC, including concerts in Kuwait and Dubai, after completing a series of concerts recently in Riyadh Season Concerts and Jeddah Season Concerts.
For more info, call +97317454444
10. West Asian Billiard and Snooker Championship at Al Ahli Sports Club
The Kingdom of Bahrain hosts the West Asian Billiard and Snooker Championship, at the headquarters of the Bahrain Billiards, Snooker & Darts Federation at the AlAhli Club complex in Mahooz, equipped with world-class tables that make it an ideal destination for international tournaments. The tournament will take place from the 17th of October to the 24th of October, 2022.
11. Batelco Fitness on Track at the Bahrain International Circuit
Batelco Fitness on Track is a program dedicated to offering cyclists and runners of all ages the opportunity to train or simply take casual exercise in a safe and controlled environment; at Bahrain's world-renowned F1 circuit. The event will take place at Bahrain International Circut on the 18th of October, 2022
12.Khalid Fouad at The Quarry
Khalid Fouad will be performing a wonderful evening of Khaleeji music at the Quarry on Thursday, October 20th, 2022. Early bird tickets at 30 BD.
Contact The Quarry on +97317454445.
13. DJ Tiesto Concert at Al Dana Amphitheatre
The famous DJ Tiesto is set to perform at Al Dana Amphitheatre on Friday, October 21, 2022.
The worldwide tour includes concerts in the Netherlands, Germany, United States, United Kingdom and Norway before concluding in Australia on March 2023.
For more info, contact the amphitheatre on +97317454444
14.Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Middle East Artificial Lift Conference and Exhibition the Gulf Hotel
The conference focuses on the latest technologies. It is designed to host the most reputed organizations in the oil and gas industry worldwide.
SPE Artificial Lift Conference and Exhibition brings together artificial lift experts to discuss the latest developments, technological advancements, evolving challenges, and successful case histories.
15. Michael Mclntyre live at Al Dana Amphitheatre
Michael McIntyre, one of Britain's most successful comedians for well over a decade, will be performing live at Al Dana Amphitheatre on the 27th of October 2022.
For more information contact Al Dana Amphitheatre on +97317454444
16. Rolling Drag Nights at Bahrain International Circuit
Rolling Drag is one of the newest activities at Bahrain International Circuit and offers drag racing with a twist.
Participants drive their cars or motorbikes down the circuit’s quarter-mile National Hot Rod Association-sanctioned drag strip, in a head-to-head battle. However, rather than the traditional standing start, drivers start from a rolling speed of 80kph.
For more information, contact Bahrain International Circuit on [email protected]
17.SSL Gold Cup Final Series at Water Garden City Beach
October 28 onwards
The SSL Gold Cup is ready to set sail in Bahrain! The final series of the World Cup is to kick off this November.
The series will take place at Water Garden City from October 28 to November 20, 2022. The series will begin on the 28th of October till the 20th of November, 2022 at Water Garden City Beach.
18.Bahrain Comic Con at Bahrain International Circuit
The biggest pop culture convention is back in Bahrain and will be hosted on October 29th and 30th 2022 at the Bahrain International Circuit, get ready for a family weekend event full of activities, celebrities, and many surprises! From Hollywood Movie Studios to International Gaming Companies, Bahrain Comic Con will be jam-packed with content that will excite attendees from all around the world.
You can contact Bahrain Comic Con on 1768 5550 for more information.
19. VORTEX HALLOWEEN
AL DAR ISLANDS
The Vortex Halloween party is here! Om’s Events is taking over Al Dar Island to bring you a night of techno and trance music. They’re going to have two stages featuring upbeat tracks to get you moving, lots of great food and beverages, and plenty of space for you to dance the night away.
Expect plenty of surprises throughout the night, so make sure you're ready for anything! Put on your best costume and grab your friends for a spooktacular night. The night kicks off at 8pm. For tickets and more information, get in touch with Om’s Events.
Call 33 085-400 or 33 449-218.
20. TRIB FEST BAHRAIN
BAHRAIN RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB
It's time to get your family together for a weekend of music and fun! Trib Fest Bahrain will feature a number of world-renowned tribute acts brought in specially for your entertainment from the UK and Europe. It's 12 hours of live music, with plenty of opportunities to dance and sing along with your favourite artists—or try something new! There will also be a family fun zone with inflatables, jumping castles, Disney characters and much more.
Queen & Freddie Mercury (Europe #1 Tribute)
The Beatles (UK’s No.1 Tribute Act)
The Artic Monkeys
Elton John (UK’s Star Struck)
Bruno Mars (UK’s No.1 Tribute Act)
David Bowie (UK’s No.1 Tribute Act)
Stereophonics (UK’s No.1 Tribute Act)
Paul Weller & The Jam
Brit Pop (a tribute to the classics: The Verve, Cast, Pulp etc.)
The Billy Black Band – Masters of Rock!
There will also be Disney princesses and Barbie for the kids! Trib Fest Bahrain promises to be an amazing day out for everyone. You won't want to miss it! The event will take place from 10am to 10pm. Visit www.tribfestbh.com.
21. Ebrahim Kano Drag and Drift Nights at Bahrain International Circuit
Put the pedal to the metal at Bahrain International Circuit and either partake in drag racing or drifting during the Ebrahim K Kanoo Drag and Drift Nights. Bring your own vehicle and take your passion for racing along with you! Ebrahim K Kanoo Drag and Drift Nights are open to the public, and they are a true treat for those wishing to unleash their inner racer within a safe and controlled environment.
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