Bahrain Dec 2022 (RAHNUMA) Bahrain is a destination to think about if you want to vacation this month. The country is the only island destination in the Middle East, making it exotic and in December the weather is simply perfect. On the 16th and 17th of December, the kingdom of Bahrain celebrates its National Day, and the entire nation joins in the festivities.
Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority celebrates with a calendar of events chock-full of festivities throughout the month of December as a part of the Kingdom’s National Holidays Season. A vast number of events, activities, and celebrations will be part of the festival, which will take place throughout the Kingdom in different cities and settings.
Get ready for Bahrain’s festive season with a calendar full of events for the entire month!
Here is a little bit about Bahrain National Day. On August 15, 1971, Bahrain won its independence from the British. However, the country celebrates its national day on 16th December as it is the day the former ruler Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa ascended to the throne. National day is celebrated with great zeal, fervor, pride, and enthusiasm.
In honor of Bahrain’s National Day, every year Bahrain International Circuit will host a spectacular display of colorful fireworks for you and your family to enjoy on National Day. The event will take place on December 16, 2022
Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority organizes this most spectacular festival at the Bahrain International Circuit. The event will take place between December 25 and January 18, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays and 4 p.m. to 12 p.m. on weekends. With over forty-five live performances, an outdoor ice rink, daily live events, and more, Bahrain Festival City will have enough of fun and excitement for everyone to enjoy.
Bahrain National Day will be celebrated at Mall of Dilmunia with live performances, activities, and live cooking as well as holiday-themed décor across the shopping center. Enjoy traditional foods like Khanfaroush, Lugaimat, Sambosa, and Kababs as well as a variety of activities including Saaf making, oyster splitting, fire displays, Bahrain aquarium, Leywa Band, and much more as you start with the musical dancing fountain shows with their bright colors. The festival will run from 5:30 to 10 p.m. from December 16 to December 18, 2022.
Don’t miss this opportunity, shoppers. The brand-new Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre in Sakhir will host this year’s Autumn Fair from December 22 through December 30, 2022, in Halls 5 and 6. The Autumn Fair is the biggest shopping occasion in Bahrain. From handy household items to mouth-watering food stalls, trendy fashion to children’s toys, new products to old favorites, this consumer fair has something for everyone!
But that is not all, there is also a marvelous fashion show on the 15th of December in Souq Al Baraha where extremely talented Bahraini Designers put together a collection of traditional fashion shows as part of the National Day Fashion Show, which also serves as an exhibition of Bahraini business activities and products.
In Bahrain, we enjoy starting the New Year off in style and with a lot of sparkle and excitement. Martin Garrix will give the best New Year’s Eve performance this year, and it will be legendary, at Al Dana Amphitheatre on December 31, 2022. Prepare for the largest and most amazing firework and drone show extravaganza at Avenues Park on December 31, 2022, commencing at 10 p.m., if you want to ring in the New Year with a bang.
Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority was established in 2015 under the Royal Decree number (76) for the year 2015 issued by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain.
Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA)’s scope of work includes all sectors related to national tourism affairs in the Kingdom: organize conventions and trade exhibitions in the Kingdom of Bahrain; attract international, regional and local conferences to be hosted in the Kingdom; establish, manage, promote and maintain the Authority’s conventions and exhibitions centers directly or through specialized companies or firms BTEA establishes solely or in partnership with others for the same purpose; grant licenses for conventions and trade exhibitions, supervise and assess them.
The Tourism sector aims to attract prominent international events that engage large number of tourists and strengthen the position of Bahrain as an important tourism attraction on a regional and international level.
BTEA also aspires to boost the Tourism sector’s contribution in the national economy, in line with the Bahrain Economic vision 2030 and toward achieving the goals of the Economic Development Board.