The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) announced the upcoming launch of Shop Bahrain’s main event the ‘Festival City’. It launched on January 17th and will be running for two weeks. It will include a number of ongoing activities and family entertainment offerings suitable for all ages. Hosting carnival games and prizes, an outdoor market, live entertainment and outdoor cinema, the ‘Festival City’ is set to provide a fun atmosphere for all members of the family to enjoy.
Also commenting on the ‘Festival City’ was Reem Tawfiqi, who said, “The third edition of the ‘Festival City’ is launching this year in coincidence with the school holidays of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. This year’s edition will offer a wide array of entertainment offerings suitable for the entire family. Having previously attracted over 70,000 visitors during its two-week duration, we anticipate an even larger number of visitors to this year’s edition.” Reem also stated that the ‘Festival City’s’ main stage will host a larger scale of performances than the previous editions including a number of performances by local artists such as Mo Zowayed, Bahrain Talking Drums and Banah. Additionally, world renowned performers ‘Smurfs on Stage’ will be putting on three performances during the weekend of January 24-26.
Entry tickets for the ‘Festival City’ will be priced at only 2BD for ages of 4 and above, with those younger being able to enter for free. Entry tickets permit visitors to take part in up to four games in addition to enjoying the onstage performances and entertainment offerings while simultaneously joining the Loyalty System which enables them to enter the raffle draw and get the opportunity to win valuable prizes.