Bahrain National Day

Bahrain National Day

December 16
Bahrain is a small (260 square miles in area) country of islands in the Persian Gulf. After being a British protectorate for more than 100 years, Bahrain became independent in 1971. National Day is a legal holiday observed on December 16 with fireworks, laser shows, and acrobatic and magic performances.
CONTACTS:
Ministry of Information
P.O. Box 253
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
973-17871111; fax: 973-17682777
www.info.gov.bh/en
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In implementation of HRH the Prime Minister's directives to government institutions to celebrate Bahrain National Day, the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments a staged sport activities programme for its staff to celebrate the national occasion.
Summary: Bahrain National Day is one of the most widely celebrated events in Bahrain with fireworks, operettas, folk dances, and an aerobatics air show
The new airline route is meant to attract more flocks of Bahraini tourists to Hurghada city," assured Abdullah during the Bahrain National Day celebration hosted by the Bahraini Feminine Council Khawat Denya.
As part of Dubai's retail calendar, Majid Al Futtaim's Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira and City Centre Mirdif celebrated the occasion of Bahrain National Day with a host of spectacular engaging entertainment and serving fresh Arabic coffee and dates on 15 and 16 December.
The Capital is marking Bahrain National Day and the anniversary of the accession of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to power.
The mosaic will be unveiled during the first week of December to coincide with Bahrain National Day celebrations and is also being held as a part of the Manama Capital of Gulf Tourism 2016 initiative organised by the authority.
Teams from each of Bahrain's four governorates created detachable artwork in selected areas, as part of the VIVA Jusoor's Bahrain National Day Fereej competition.
His Majesty King Hamad's call advocating a national consensus to pass the law on a family code was hailed on Bahrain National Day on Tuesday.
23 (BNA): Vice President of the Supreme Council for Environment (SCE), President of Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (BREEF) Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa has crowned Bahraini athlete Ahmed Al Alawi winner of the Grand Prize of Bahrain National Day Showjumping Championship.
As part of Dubai's retail calendar, Majid Al Futtaim's Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira and City Centre Mirdif are set to celebrate the occasion of Bahrain National Day with a host of spectacular engaging entertainment and serving fresh Arabic coffee and dates on 15 and 16 December.
The mosaic will be unveiled during the first week of December to coincide with Bahrain National Day celebrations and it is also being held as part of the Manama Capital of Gulf Tourism 2016 initiative organised by the authority.
The event, under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad, is being organised by the Bahrain Federation of Expatriate Associations (BFEA), which has held similar "This is Bahrain" roadshows in foreign capitals around the world, to mark Bahrain National Day.

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