Weekender Bahrain, Monday, March 18 2019

A Festival for a Cause

admin 11-Mar-2019

A Festival for a Cause

The Bahraini youth-driven humanitarian organization Ayadi Relief, proudly announced the fourth edition of its annual food festival ‘STREAT’, which was hosted in Dilmunia Island, Muharraq till March 2nd. The highly anticipated event was one of Ayadi Relief’s most successful annual events, launched in 2016, and has since gained popularity amongst food and music lovers.

STREAT Food Festival hosts handpicked Bahraini entrepreneurs who offer unique food concepts, as well as features an array of entertainment suitable for all ages. This year, the event was hosted in Dilmunia Island, a new sea-front development project located in Muharraq, over three days. The annual event brought together unique food vendors from across the Kingdom, offering mouth-watering food options suitable for all palettes and alongside several local and regional entertainment acts including Ahmed Al Qassim, Ala Al Ghawas, Majaz and Arabs Got Talent first place winning group Khawater Al Dhalam all the way from KSA. The event aims to raise funds to support Ayadi Relief’s efforts in providing relief, awareness and rehabilitation to vulnerable communities.

Following the success witnessed in previous editions, STREAT Food Festival was bigger and better this year and hosted over 35 food vendors. Commenting on this occasion, Chairman of the Board of Ayadi Relief Noora Ali said “Beyond bringing together people to enjoy a day out with great food and family entertainment, the main aim of STREAT is to raise funds for Ayadi Relief’s charitable projects with 100% of proceeds this year going towards Baitkum Baitna, another successful initiative by Ayadi Relief which focused on renovating homes of families in need in the Kingdom of Bahrain through partnerships, volunteerism and sponsorships, everyone attending STREAT will be contributing to this cause.”