Book Signing Thursday 29 March - 6:00pm at Bahrain authority for culture and antiquities stand
In his book The Muradat of the People of Muharraq, Jassim bin Harban devels deep into the origins and evolution of the art of muradat, a common type of folk song and dance practiced in Muharraq that is performed in major communal events.
Book Signing Friday 30 March - 6:00pm at Bahrain authority for culture and antiquities stand
A book by fine artist Adnan Al-Ahmed showcasing 50 paintings, each of which is accompanied by a poem he was inspired to write while doing that particular painting, a dialogue between the color and the letter.
Book Signing Friday 30 March - 8:00pm at Bahrain authority for culture and antiquities stand
Each year, the young men and women of the Ta’a Al-Shabab initiative produce a publication celebraring a leading cultural figure. This year, the book focuses on highlighting the genius of world-renowned female architect, the late Zaha Hadid.
Book Signing Sunday 1 April - 6:00pm at Bahrain authority for culture and antiquities stand
Researcher Mubarak Amro Al-Ammari’s book sheds light on the deep-rooted culture that formed around the pearl diving tradition of Muharraq, a profession whose song traditions such as the mawwal reflected the pace and rhythms of that society.
Book Signing Tuesday 3 April - 6:00pm at Bahrain authority for culture and antiquities stand
Written by Ziad Ali Abdulghaffar, the book centers around Bahraini storyteller and folk singer Badr Mohammed Al-Sadah, one of the leading authorities on the various genres that make up traditional Bahraini poems and songs, such as the mystical fjiri chants.
Book Signing Wednesday 4 April - 6:00pm at Bahrain authority for culture and antiquities stand
Since 1970, researcher Mubarak Amro Al-Ammari has dedicated himself to gathering folk tales from Bahrain’s local communities, forming a veritable timeline that tracks Bahrain’s evolution from a pearl-dependent economy to the discovery of oil.
Book SigningThe Bahrain International Book Fair features a large number of book launches by renowned authors and writers from Bahrain and abroad taking place at the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities’ Pavilion.
Upcoming Book Signing Events