Book Signing

The 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
  • Book Signing

    The Muradat of the People of Muharraq

    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

    Colors and Letters

    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

    Atyaf – Zaha Hadid, Daughter of the Steel Towers

    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

    Guide to the Mawwal Poets of Muharraq

    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

    Makaka of Adoration

    Monday 2 April - 6:00pm at Bahrain authority for culture and antiquities stand

    Aqeel Sewar’s latest book reiterates the Bahrain stage writer’s adeptness at reflecting the unique traits of the local Bahraini society …

  • Book Signing

    Gulf Melodies (Storyteller and Folk Singer Badr Al-Sadah)

    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

    Amusing Stories and Tales from Bahrain

    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.