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July 31, 2014

La Mosaique Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Bahrain hotel in Manama is hosting a special lunch for Eid with henna and face painting for kids. The buffet will cost BD13++ for adults and BD6.500++ for kids.Skyw@lk CafÉ, at the Marriott Executive Apartments, Manama, has special Eid breakfast and dinner buffets during the holiday. All events cost BD8 inclusive of one soft drink. All prices are subject to 15 per cent service charge and five per cent government levy. For more information, call 17363999 or visit meabahrain.comRamee Grand Hotel & Spa, Seef, will be serving a special Eid lunch at Lemon Tree, above, from 12.30pm to 4.30pm priced at BD12++ for adults and half off for children. Unwind at Rialto's BBQ night for Eid from 7pm to 11pm including entertainment, grills and antipasti as well as a selection of beverages for BD15++ and BD7++ for children.For details, call 17111999 or email pr@rameegrandbahrain.comTheSheraton Bahrain Hotel, Manama, is celebrating Eid Al Fitr at Al Safir Restaurant. The lunch buffet includes live entertainment and fun-filled activities for children priced at BD19.500++ for adults and BD8++ for children aged four to 12. Children under four eat for free. The Eid dinner buffet is BD14.900++ per person.To book a table, or for more information visit or call 17533533.Baharat at Le MÉriden Bahrain City Centre is hosting a Eid brunch at Baharat restaurant with a Oud player, a children's buffet, a colourful play area with activities, face painting and mascots during Eid. The brunch is from 12.30pm to 4pm and is BD20 net inclusive of soft drinks and water, BD30 net inclusive of a free-flow of selected beverages, half priced for children aged six to 12 and children under six eat for free.For details, contact 17174401, email or visit Celebrate Eid at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa's Saraya Restaurant. Enjoy large lunch buffets with live entertainment from 12.30pm to 3.30pm priced at BD24 net per person inclusive of soft drinks. The Eid dinner is from 7pm to 10.30pm and is priced at BD18 net per person inclusive of soft drinks. For details, visit www.sofitel.comThe Lost Paradise of Dilmun Waterpark Bahrain will feature a number of exciting performances for Eid including DJ Adel, DJ Leila and DJ Katrin. Bahraini DJ Outlaw and rapper Flipperachi will be performing live along with Saudi-Arabia Hip Hop Artist Qusai on Friday.For details, contact 17845100 or visit www.LPODwaterpark.comIndian 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.The camp 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; a recreational centre for children with special needs run by the Indian Ladies Association.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 10am - 4pm, 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 sportsspeaker@outlook.comTheMinistry of Culture is launching its 2014 Bahrain Summer Festival, entitled Summer of Colours from tomorrow until August 30. All events will be staged at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Center (BIECC); some are free entry while others require tickets.The festival will start tomorrow with a performance from Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy until August 2. Inspired by nature, the show is brought to life by an international cast of soaring aerialists, spine-bending contortionists, acrobats, jugglers and musicians, with spectacular costumes and visual effects.On August 13 and 14, internationally-acclaimed award-winning crossover Iraqi artist Ilham Al-Madfai will perform at the Cultural Hall with his eclectic band, playing his signature blend of Western rhythms and Eastern folk songs.


The second concert on August 26 features Chico & the Gypsies, below, the latest project of Jahloul 'Chico' Bouchiki, co-founder of the legendary band The Gipsy Kings. The band carries on its predecessor's flamboyant Spanish flamenco and rumba-infused traditions.Children will also have a line-up of fun starting with Dora the Explorer and her friends in Dora's Pirate Adventure from August 7 to 10.An international street dance, known as Blaze, above, will entertain on August 16 and 17 featuring 16 of the best street dancers from around the world. They will perform pop and lock routines as well as break-dance to music from the likes of Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, David Guetta, Snoop Dogg and others.Another children's favourite will be the all-new UAE-produced show Abood's Dream from August 21 to 24. Abood is joined by the beloved grandmothers of the animated show FREEJ. Also, a full slate of activities will be on offer at Nakhool and Nakhoola City for the duration of the festival. It will include a wide variety of workshops and lectures with artists from across the globe focusing on entertainment, learning, and development.For details, visit and 

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Source: Gulf Weekly (Bahrain)

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