May 25, 2019

42nd edition of the Bahrain Fine Arts Exhibition

42nd edition of the Bahrain Fine Arts Exhibition – Picture by BACA.

The Bahrain Annual Fine Arts Exhibition, in its 42nd edition, celebrates the creativity and ingenuity of the locally based artists. Every year, the art community gathers to present their finest work, uninhibited by a subject or theme. The result is a colourful display of styles, techniques, through different mediums of expression.

Under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain, the exhibition this year from January 21th to March 20 presents a collection of Bahraini innovation.

The Bahrain Fine Arts Exhibition is a space which grows year after year, affording people room to question and search.

Investing in culture and art is among the important tools used by countries vying for more development and progress, given its crucial role in building competencies and motivating them to work, HRH The Premier said.

Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) President, Sheikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, said that with the celebration of this year under the slogan ” Your Destination Bahrain”, the 42nd Bahrain Annual Fine Arts Exhibition would provides a new opportunity to showcase Bahrain’s rich cultural experience and outstanding artistic creativity, and promote fine art to be among the destinations in which the kingdom is investing to bring about a sustainable development that upgrades the cultural infrastructure and makes culture as a human means of communication and a discourse that reaches all.

Honorary President of the Bahrain Arts Society, HE Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa extended heartfelt thanks and appreciation to his father-in-law and uncle, HRH The Prime Minister for his annual patronage of the Bahrain Fine Arts Exhibition. In the view of Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa, The Premier’s patronage and support encourages Bahraini artists and enables them to reach the world.

Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with His Excellency Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohamed Al Khalifa the Ambassador of Bahrain, before he presents his Letters of Credence at a private audience in Buckingham Palace, in central London.

Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with His Excellency Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohamed Al Khalifa the Ambassador of Bahrain, before he presents his Letters of Credence at a private audience in Buckingham Palace, in central London.

Whereas in London, Bahrain’s ambassador to St. James’s Court, HE Minister (ret). Sheikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa presented credentials to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He is due to be accredited as non-resident head of mission to Ireland, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Norway.

Following Bahraini protocol Ambassador Sheikh Fawaz Al Khalifa presented the greetings to Queen Elizabeth II from HM King Hamad II bin Isa Al Khalifa, from His Royal Highness the Premier, Prince Khalifa bin Salman and Khalifa and of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa. 

 

 

 

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