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…

Eid is round the corner

Bahrain is all lighted up and ready for the Eid festival this weekend. The five-day accompanying holiday is looked forward to with most families preferring to take a shot break overseas. This picture, taken just inside the Isa Town Gate, gives a sense of the decorations around the country!

Tyred and tested

I Street protests all over the world, including in some of the word’s most advanced nations are marked, among other things, with burning tyres. But, thanks to an innovative idea by officials of Bahrain’s Interior Ministry, tyres are used to create objects of art and decoration. These not only present a very pleasing sight for…