All lighted up

Bahrain’s all lighted up for the last few weeks. While it is the traditional holiday season in the Western world, Bahrain has its own celebrations. The festive season in Bahrain starts from December 16, which is the National Day. This is followed the next day by the anniversary of His Majesty King Hamad’s accession to…

The festive season

Bahrain is still decked up in the colours of its flag, a week after the National Day. December 16 is followed the next day by the Accession Day of His Majesty King Hamad after which there is Christmas and the New Year. Celebrations normally begin well before National Day and continue well after the New…