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July 15, 2014

Seef Mall is hosting a month-long cultural festival in celebration of Ramadan. The West Wing of the mall will showcase popular and traditional Islamic customs, such as art, music, fashion and food. With a different theme focused on each week, the festival is hosting a 'Food' theme from tomorrow until July 23. Visitors can enjoy an array of traditional Arabic savouries and sweets. Visitors will also be treated to traditional Arabic tea and coffee served with dates.For more information, call 17582111.Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa, Seef, will be serving a nightly Arabic buffet during Ramadan at its Khaymat Al Seef tent. There will be a range of Middle Eastern specialities and beverages as well live music from a traditional Arabic band.


The Iftar buffet will run from sunset until 9pm; the Ghabga buffet starts at 9pm and will be available until 2am. They are priced at BD12++ on weekdays and at BD14++ on weekends.

Children between the ages four and 12 can enjoy the Iftar buffet at BD6++, while those below four can dine for free.For details, call 17111999 or email pr@rameegrandbahrain.comA Mediterranean-style buffet will be held in the Royal Golf Club's Prego! restaurant every evening during Ramadan.

Diners will be able to break their fast with appetizers such as herb-crumbed stuffed roasted peppers, salads, soups, pumpkin and feta cannelloni, lamb kleftico and moussaka and a selection of desserts including Moroccan pastries, baklawa and tiramisu. The buffet will be available from sunset to 9pm daily and costs BD12 net per adult and BD6 net for children.

For more information, or to reserve a table, call 17751263.The Sheraton Bahrain Hotel, Manama, is hosting Iftar buffets throughout Ramadan in its Awali Ballroom. Both international and traditional dishes are included, along with a live cooking station. The buffet is served from sunset until 8.30pm. Prices are BD15.500++ on weekdays and BD16.500++ on weekends for adults, and BD8.500++ for children aged four to 12. To book a table, or for more information visit or call 17533533.Baharat at Le MÉriden Bahrain City Centre is hosting an Iftar buffet every night during Ramadan. The focus is on traditional Arabic foods with a modern twist. There will also be live cooking stations and a traditional Oud player will provide musical accompaniment. The Iftar buffet takes place from sunset until 9pm, with an À la carte Ghabgha from 9pm-1am. The price of the buffet is BD17++ inclusive of water and selected soft drinks, half price for children aged six to 12, and children under six eat for free.For more information call 17171000 or visit www.lemeridienbahraincitycentre.comLa Mosaique Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Bahrain hotel in Manama is hosting special offers during Ramadan. The Iftar buffet will be served from 6-8pm and costs BD11.950++ for adults and BD5.950++ for kids. For every Iftar dinner served, 500fils will be donated to a local charity. There will also be a special lunch for Eid with henna and face painting for kids. The buffet will cost BD13++ for adults and BD6.500++ for kids.

For details, call 17531122.Indian artist Ella Prakash will showcase her solo exhibition 'Passion of Cubism' from August 6-10 at the Ella Art Gallery Bahrain, in Adliya.The event opens at 11am and there will be an opportunity to meet the artist.For more information, call 39073299, email or visit'The Best Summer Camp in the World' runs until August 31 at Adhari Park. It will offer children a chance to interact socially and take part in a variety of community projects. Entertainment includes video games, computers, arts and crafts, drama, music and sports. It costs BD85 a month, including breakfast, and runs from Sundays to Thursdays from 8am to 2pm. Transportation is also available at BD15. A donation of BD5 from every registration will be given to Sneha.For details, call 38340046 or 34030582 or visit the registration desk at the Adhari Park food court from 4-9pm daily or visit www.partypeopleofbahrain.comThe Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa is hosting its Ritz Kids Summer Camp programme until August 28. Running from Sunday to Thursday from 10am4pm, it is open to children aged four to 12. Activities include football, squash, tennis, swimming with a dedicated instructor, arts & crafts, dancing, fishing and much more.For more information and bookings, call 17580000 or visit boxing legend, former WBA, IBF, IBO Light Welterweight and WBA Welterweight Champion, Ricky 'The Hitman' Hatton, is coming to Bahrain on  September 25 at The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa.Ricky will be giving a talk about his career and the world of sport. There will also be live entertainment, dinner, a prize raffle giveaway and a boxing and football memorabilia auction.Tickets cost BD30. For details, call 34516445, email or

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Source: Gulf Weekly (Bahrain)

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