SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

March 08, 2013 10:08 ET

Marriott Hotels in Manama Bahrain Celebrate 'Bahrain's Spring of Culture'

Enjoy Bahrain's Richest Cultural Agenda, Starting From 1st March to 22nd April 2013 With Free Transportation to the Venue

BAHRAIN--(Marketwire - Mar 8, 2013) - Residence Inn by Marriott and Marriott Executive Apartments Manama, Bahrain are pleased to announce 'Spring of Culture with Marriott Bahrain' package including free transportation to the venue. Experience the Spring of Culture's 8th edition, which will reveal and celebrate the different beautiful sites in the Kingdom marking Manama as the Capital of Arab Tourism Programme for 2013. These extended stay hotels near Royal Golf Club are surrounded by several historical sites. The state of the art National Theatre and the Shaikh Ebrahim Center for Culture and Research, with its historical houses and art galleries, will be presenting renowned vocalists and musicians, performance art companies, visual art exhibitions, lectures, family events and more. Being hotels near Bahrain International Airport and offering free transportation to the event's venue, you can easily attend and celebrate worry-free.

The newly inaugurated Bahrain National Theatre joins the Spring of Culture's distinguished list of venues for the first time, hosting unforgettable shows including Yanni, Il Divo, and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Arad Fort will melt the hearts with the enchanting voice of Charles Aznavour, while the international hit Ballet Revolución will fire you up with ballet unleashed as only the Cubans know how. Also at Arad, do not miss the star of the London Jazz Festival, Melody Gardot's first appearance in the Middle East and finally, Kadim Al Sahir will hold your hearts in the palm of his hands with his poetic songs for one night at Arad Fort.

More songs and dance will be presented at the Cultural Hall with the deep and powerful voice of Jahida Wehbe as well as the beautiful performance of Lizt Alfonso's Amigas. 

For our youngest fans, dinosaurs will be coming to Bahrain to meet them at Erth's Dinosaur Petting Zoo in a thrilling encounter, and Farfalle will take them on an interactive journey of the butterfly's life cycle. The Cultural Hall invites them to Sneezing Firas, an imaginative play of puppetry and shadow theatre and Paperbelle, a gentle and playful exploration of colour, set in a magical world of paper.

The art galleries have special events lined up such as the Artist Leadership Programme and Fatima El Hajj exhibition at Albareh, Letters to Ishtar and Alwan 338 at Al Riwaq and Kathak performance and Tim Mackintosh-Smith at La Fontaine Centre. The world of poetry, literature and politics is the specialty of the Shaikh Ebrahim Center for Culture and Research this year with Ibrahim Al Arees, Béchara El Bon, Raja Bin Salama, Najib Khaddari, André Azoulay, Ghassan Hajjar and Ghada Khunji in a unique photography exhibition.

Tickets for the event can be booked by visiting To avail this special hotel deal near Manama Bahrain guests need to present a copy of their ticket in advance, so that the hotel can arrange free transportation to the venue. To make reservations at these Financial Harbour Bahrain hotels visit for Residence Inn by Marriott and for Marriott Executive Apartments, or call the hotel directly - +973 17363800 or 17362901 for both properties.

Residence Inn is Marriott International's second largest lodging brand with more than 600 properties in North and Central America and the Caribbean with additional development under way in Europe and the Middle East and Africa. Residence Inn is a pioneer in the extended-stay hotel segment, being the first to serve the needs of business travelers seeking apartment-style accommodations for longer stays. Opening its doors to guests in 1975, the brand quickly assumed a leadership role, spearheading design and service standards for this lodging segment. Residence Inn's brand mission is to help business travelers thrive on long stays. Combining style and functionality, its suites are spacious, allowing travelers the ability to work and relax, and maintain balance while on the road. Featuring fully functional kitchens and separate living and sleeping areas in every unit, Residence Inn offers guests flexibility and options that fit their routine. Personalized service and attention to detail help guests feel welcomed and appreciated. Amenities such as connectivity to home and office, health and fitness options, comfortable public areas in which to socialize or relax make Residence Inn the ideal choice for both business and leisure guests.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Marwan Haddad
    Director of Sales
    Marriott Executive Apartments Manama
    P.O. Box 76151, Al Fateh - Manama
    Kingdom of Bahrain
    Tel: +973 17 363 999
    Fax: +973 17 363 888
    Mob: +973 36242210
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