Spring Of Culture 2019

by BTM

Thu, 21 February 2019

bahrain spring of culture 2019 events

Spring is more beautiful with you.

The 14th edition of the Spring of Culture Festival brings with it a treasure trove of surprises that cover the different interests and tastes of the culture and art audience. Hosted by the Kingdom of Bahrain’s numerous cultural institutions, historical sites and landmarks, the festival’s wide variety of events, programs and activities continue to build bridges of cultural communication between Bahrain and the rest of the whole world.

Event: Japan Film Festival
When: 13 February 2019
Venue: Bahrain National Museum
The Embassy of Japan in the Kingdom of Bahrain, in cooperation with Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, will hold the Japan Film Festival 2019, supported by the Japan Foundation.

Event: Mohammed Bin Faris
When: 13 February 2019
Venue: Bahrain National Museum
Every Thursday evening, we set sail with the musical sounds of Mohammed bin Faris Band in a lyrical voyage which regales audiences with tales of a pealing diver’s life from festive melodies to working songs and farewell ballads.

Event: Five p.m. at Bab
When: 13 February 2019
Venue: Bab Al-Bahrain
The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities is organizing weekly cultural activities at the outdoor market space in the heart of Bab Al-Bahrain. The activities span from music, handicrafts, arts and food, with the festivities spotlighting different realms of heritage each week.

Event: Spark
When: 17 February 2019
Venue: La Fontaine Centre of Contemporary Art
Spark! A multi-media exhibition by Ali Abayoglu Using unorthodox materials manipulated into objects of art, exhibition will show how everyday materials can take on a new life and spark the imagination. Ali’s fascination with everyday objects goes back to his childhood when his father used to tell him the stories of where, by whom, and how glass was first made.

Event: Pathways By Resmi Al Kafaji
When: 17 February 2019
Venue: AlBareh Art Gallery
Resmi Al Kafaji describes Pathways as a word and an artistic concept.  He explains that one often embarks on a journey not knowing where the final destination might be, much like how he begins his painting....

Event: Nostalgia Jamal Al Yousif
When: 20 February 2019
Venue: AlBareh Art Gallery
It is the bitter-sweetness of nostalgia that drives Jamal AlYousif’s work. In seeking to forge an intimate, personal connection with his audience, AlYousif opts for the unlikely medium of glass. Brittle and fragile, it nonetheless reflects AlYousif’s attempt at preserving the ‘unconscious warmth one gets from nostalgia....

Event: Hot Potato Band
When: 21 February 2019
Venue: Various Locations
Anything could happen! Known to cause a severe case of happy fever, this energetic 8-piece brass band has been putting smiles on the faces of audiences since 2009....

Event: Scheherazade Ballet
When: 25 February 2019
Venue: Bahrain National Theatre
Held in commemoration of Arab Tourism Day, the Bahrain National Theatre hosts Scheherazade, a one-act ballet adaptation of the symphonic suite composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov based on the timeless One Thousand and One Nights.....

Event: The Transformations Of Arab Political Culture: Jihad Al-zain
When: 26 February 2019
Venue: Abdullah Al Zayed House for Bahraini Press Heritage
Lebanese journalist and political commentator Jihad al-Zain oversaw the issues section in the Lebanese newspaper Al-Nahar and before the Opinion section in Al-Safir newspaper....

Event: Welcome Back, Italian Mandolin
When: 28 February 2019
Venue: Cultural Hall
A concert by Hathor Plectrum Quartet and the tenor Aldo Gallone in which they present a diverse and evocative repertoire of musical works ranging from classic to pop highlighted by two of the fundamental components commonly associated with typical Italian sounds – the mandolin and the tenor voice....

Event: Ghana Acrobatics
When: 28 February 2019
Venue: Various Locations
Energy filled show with mind-blowing acrobatic tricks, music and lots of fun from Mother Africa....

Event: Northern Farmers Of Bahrain Tour
When: 02 March 2019
Venue: Qal'at al-Bahrain
Join a tour to the beautiful farms around Qal’at Al Bahrain, where you will learn about local agriculture and traditional methods of farming.....

Event: Inauguration Of The Manama Of Al-gosaibi
When: 02 March 2019
Venue: Farij Al-Fadel Manama
The legacy of poet whose memory is split across two locations, one of which is his homeland Saudi Arabia, and the other is the home of his heart Bahrain, is recalled by the Shaikh Ebrahim Center through The Manama of Al-Gosaibi project in Farij Al-Fadel in Manama....

Event: Dar Al Riffa
When: 02 March 2019
Venue: Building 2608, Road 368, Block 903 East Riffa
Dar Al-Riffa hosts a series of musical concerts, accentuating the rich tapestry of Bahraini folk music. Dar Al-Riffa is a conservation and rehabilitation of the original structure within the old neighbourhood, and includes a contemporary extension to accommodate larger performances....

Event: Noor: Marwa Rashid Al Khalifa
When: 03 March 2019 - 30 March 2019
Venue: Art Centre
Noor: A journey that takes you within to reflect on the light that embodies our vessels through the works of Bahraini artist Marwa Rashid Al Khalifa, the 2nd place winner at the 44th Annual Fine Arts Exhibition....

Event: Japanese Traditional Drum Performance By The Taiko Ensemble “miyabi”
When: 03 March 2019 - 04 March 2019
Venue: Cultural Hall
The Taiko ensemble, “MIYABI” is a Japanese music group, where the powerful sound of the Taiko is combined with other Japanese instruments such as Shinobue (Japanese flute). The group covers not only traditional Japanese tracks, but also extends their repertoire on modern, recent Pop music. They perform in several....

Event: Musical Evening Gochag Askarov
When: 04 March 2019
Venue: Shaikh Ebrahim Center
The Azerbaijani mugham music genre is featured in this season’s program at the Shaikh Ebrahim Center, with young Azerbaijani artist Ghochag Aslarov, along with three other musicians, presents a concert showcasing this traditional Sufi music genre which Askarov has toured since 2009 ever since winning the Traditional Music Festival ....

Event: Ha douti Orkestar
When: 07 March 2019
Venue: Cultural Hall
The magic of Haïdouti Orkestar will take you on a Gypsy tour from Serbia to Turkey, and even further towards the East, into the repertoires of Azeri, Kurdish, Syrian and Armenian music. On stage, the Haïdouti cultivates the art of the meeting of cultures and sounds: discover the cross-energies of these French, Balkan and Oriental ....

Event: Dar Al Muharraq
When: 09 March 2019
Venue: Dar Al Muharraq
Live performances 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.....

Event: Hanbok: Korean Traditional Performances
When: 13 March 2019 - 05 May 2019
Venue: Bahrain National Theatre
Korean traditional performances reflect highly important colour traditions to Korean traditional dresses, called the hanbok, whose elegant lines and flexibility are highlighted through Korean traditional performances, as well as the significant influence of Confucianism such as hiding women’s skin and delicate motions......

Event: Abdulrahim Al-khassar
When: 11 March 2019 
Venue: Ibrahim Al Arrayed House
A Moroccan poet and writer, Al-Khassar was selected in 2010 by the Hay Festival and Beirut39 as one the foremost Arab writers under the age of 40. Al-Khassar regularly participates in Arab and international literary gatherings, and his works have been translated into several languages. He earned numerous accolades over ......

Event: Dr. Dheya Abdullah Khamis Al Kaabi
When: 13 March 2019
Venue: Ibrahim Al Arrayed House
Belated Travelers And The Passion For Travel In The Age Of Colonial Dissolution By Dr. Dheya Abdullah Khamis Al Kaabi......

Event: The Great Wolynski
When: 14 March 2019 - 16 March 2019
Venue: Various Locations
The one and only ‘Great Wolynski’ combines circus, theater and music. Join this free family show and be part of this improvised comedy.......

Event: The Great Masters: Arcis Saxophon Quartet
When: 14 March 2019
Venue: Cultural Hall
Comprised of four young musicians from Munich – Claus Hierluksch (soprano saxophone), Ricarda Fuss (alto saxophone), Edoardo Zotti (tenor saxophone) and Jure Knez (baritone saxophone), the Arcis Saxophon possesses a charismatic and authentic stage presence that sets audiences aflame with their spark-throwing ......

Event: Majid Al Muhandis & Sherine Abdel-wahab
When: 14 March 2019
Venue: Bahrain Bay
The famed composer Majid Al Muhandis joins forces with renowned actress Sherine Abdel-Wahab igniting Bahrain Bay with a repertoire from their past and latest albums. ......

Event: Tango Live
When: 15 March 2019
Venue: La Fontaine Centre of Contemporary Art
Tango pioneers Maestra Gladys Fernández and Luis Signoretti have worked together over the years in developing tango in Italy and the Middle East. They have also conducted together master classes to high level tango dancers in Brussels, Belgium. Both students of the “Milongas” the great Tango master of Buenos Aires, they unite to showcase the beauty of Tango live celebrating the launch of the exhibition ......

Event: Playing For Change Band
When: 16 March 2019
Venue: Bahrain Bay
Unique fusion of influences and talents in constant evolution since 2008, the Playing For Change Band features musicians from more than seven countries united on one stage and is a tangible representation of Playing For Change’s mission to connect the world through music. Playing to sold-out performances globally, this is the ......

Event: Pearling Path Walkathon
When: 16 March 2019
Venue: Al Ghous House
The Pearling Path Walkathon will gather participants from different age groups who will start the walk from Al-Ghous house in the south of the island of Muharraq, to the Seyadi Majlis in the north, with a total distance of 3.5 km. Along the walk, information on the Pearling Path as Bahrain’s second UNESCO World Heritage site will be ......

Event: Majlis Talk: Artist Books – Interactive, Portable, Personal, Unique
When: 16 March 2019
Venue: Bin Matar House
Artists’ books are made for a variety of reasons. They are often created to make art that is interactive, portable, movable and easily shared. Many artists books challenge the conventional book format and become sculptural objects. They may be created in order to make art accessible to people outside of the formal contexts of