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FEBRUARY HAPPENINGS 2020

ART IN FOCUS UNTIL FEBRUARY 15

46TH BAHRAIN ANNUAL FINE ARTS EXHIBITION

BAHRAIN NATIONAL THEATRE & BAHRAIN NATIONAL MUSEUM

HISTORY IN MIND UNTIL FEBRUARY 29

EXHIBITION MILTON LIPP – EARLY YEARS OF BAPCO

BAHRAIN NATIONAL MUSEUM

The Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO), since its inception in 1929, has been at the cornerstone of shaping the economy and society of Bahrain. The contribution of BAPCO exceeds that of the oil industry, and it has enabled the country to capitalise on its fossil fuel wealth, and placed Bahrain strategically on the global energy market. Behind this company were men and women who The 46th Bahrain Annual Fine Arts Exhibition is the first, biggest and longesthave dedicated their experience and running platform for Bahraini artists to showcase and exhibit their work. commitment in progressing the credibility Every year, the expo, held under the patronage of HRH the Prime Minister, Prince and development of BAPCO. Milton H Lipp Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, acts as an innovative forum for debate in which the (1895-1970) was one of many men who different artistic monologues have an exclusive opportunity to communicate, had an impact on BAPCO during its early converse and compete. From abstract to surrealism, from modernist years, serving as its GM from 1939representations to more traditional cultural expressions, this exhibition 1942, then from 1957-1960 as Resident represents an opportunity to highlight different schools of thought, artists’ Vice President. perceptions and ideological backgrounds. This exhibition is dedicated to the life and The exhibition is free to enter and is open daily 8am-8pm, closed Tuesday. achievements of Milton Lipp during his Call 17 298-777. time in Bahrain. His years spent in BAPCO were instrumental in developing the company’s profile, and the relationships he established PAMPER PACKAGES with the rulers and people of Bahrain are a testament to the strong relations between Americans and the Bahrainis. UNTIL VALENTINE’S HEAVENLY SPA Call 17 298-777. FEBRUARY 29 SPECIALS BY WESTIN Couples can grab great Valentine’s packages at The Westin. Option one is a 120-minute couples’ treatment which includes 30-minutes couples’ Rose Body Polish Scrub followed by 60-minute couples’ Aspire Massage and 30 minutes in the private Jacuzzi, priced at BD120. Option two is a 90-minute couples’ treatment, including a 30-minute Rose Body Polish Scrub followed by 60-minute couples‘ massage and 30 minutes in the private Jacuzzi, plus haircut and shave for the men and manicure and blow dry for ladies, all priced at BD155. Call 17 171-122.

FEEL GOOD TREATMENT

UNTIL FEBRUARY 29

VALENTINE’S SPA PACKAGE

MOVENPICK HOTEL BAHRAIN

Chill in the name of love with a therapeutic full-body massage to energise or relax, meant to improve circulation, soothing the body – all in minimum time. Be treated to a gentle skin polish to reveal a naturally radiant complexion and to complete the evening, a complimentary glass of sparkling will be served. The package comprises a 60-minute aromatherapy massage and a 30-minute express facial, priced at BD100 per couple. Call 17 460-051.

MANAMA MARKETPLACE SATURDAYS UNTIL MARCH 22

SATURDAY MARKET

BAB AL BAHRAIN

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is set to host the second edition of its ‘Saturday Market’, which will be held every Saturday from 9am-12.30pm and from 2pm-7pm at the heart of the Manama Souq. During the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2020, the market will be open for four consecutive days. This year, the event, which focusses on promoting traditional, local producers, will feature 40 craftsmen and women specialised in 25 crafts including basket weaving, traditional chest making, wood works, pottery, hand embroidery, henna design, dolls, carpets, cage-making and crochet among others. In addition, the event will feature live traditional music and art performances, Bahraini food vendors and activities and play areas for children. In addition to showcasing the work of local craftspeople, the Saturday Market aims to encourage Bahraini youth to engage in craft projects to preserve the local handicrafts which are unique to Bahrain. www.btea.bh . www.bahrainthismonth.com/events

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Vol.24 - Issue 2 - Your guide to a great way of life

Bahrain This Month - February 2020  

Vol.24 - Issue 2 - Your guide to a great way of life