Events and

Five P.M. at Bab

January - April 2020, 5:00PM
Bab Al-Bahrain

The weekly activity “Five P.M. at Bab” returns once again for the second year in the heart of Bab Al-Bahrain, offering visitors in the area diverse cultural activities that represent the dynamics of the venue and its historical value, while targeting different age groups through the designated space, which is dedicated to practice creativity in its various forms.



2 January: Traditional Folklore – Dar Shabab Al Hidd Band

A traditional musical evening in Bab Al-Bahrain that brings us back to our local traditional folklore, taking the audience down memory lane.


9 January: Workshop - The Art of Listening

Join musical artist Yousif Yaseen in an active listening circle, exploring and discussing the creative act of listening. In our fast paced modern life, the ability to cultivate attention and complete engagement is an essential asset for personal development and peace of mind. This workshop is for everyone, and in particular those who wish to expand their creativity and dive a little deeper into the great rivers of music & art.

Age: 14 years & above

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16 January: "Discover Manama 2" Challenge

In the second part of “Discover Manama” challenge, we return to the tale of a traveler from a far away land who found himself drowning by a tiny island, near a city so welcoming like a smile. After our participants searched the sea for the missing treasure in the first part of the challenge, a ruby, our traveler returns to us through another letter sharing another chapter of his story. The competition is open for groups consisting of two people. The winning prize is presented by Dadabhai Travel.

Meeting point: Bab Al Bahrain – Front Outdoor Space

Age: 18 years & above

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23 January: Workshop - Live Drawing

Coinciding with the 46th Bahrain Annual Fine Arts Exhibition, the Live Drawing workshop offers participants the opportunity to learn the skills and basics of drawing through a free live drawing workshop in the heart of Manama.

Age: 16 years & above

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30 January: Musical Evening - Jazz Night

A live musical performance presenting melodies of jazz music.