Sun, 13 December 2020
The Capital Governorate has lined up a programme laden with events and a contest during December, on the occasion of the Kingdom of Bahrain's National Day Celebrations on 16 and 17 December, in commemoration of the establishment of the modern Bahraini state as an Arab and Muslim country founded by Ahmed Al-Fateh in 1783, the 48th anniversary of its full membership in the United Nations, and the 20th anniversary of His Majesty the King’s accession to the throne.
Capital Governor Shaikh Hesham bin Abdulrahman Al-Khalifa stressed that this year’s celebrations would comply with the mandatory measures on combating the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), adding that social distancing would be observed.
The programme includes a wood carvings exhibition, which will be held in Seef Mall next Monday, December 14.
A bicycle march will be organised jointly with the Northern Governorate on December 18, in addition to the launch of the second edition of the book ‘Pictures from Manama's History’ on Sunday, December 27.
The Capital Governorate launched the tenth of the competition for the most beautifully decorated government and private buildings in order to promote the values of citizenship and belonging.
The Capital Governorate will release two new patriotic songs to celebrate the occasion, in addition to organising 3 various competitions through its Instagram account, which are the weekly cultural competition, and the most beautiful painting competition under the title ‘National Holidays Bring Us Together’.
A competition will also be held to reward the five most beautiful photos that reflect the joyful celebration of the national days and winners will be presented with valuable prizes.
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