International friendly football matches, a Soulja Boy performance and Videology club night
Bahrain vs Colombia Thu 26
An international friendly football match between Bahrain and Colombia is taking place at the Bahrain National Stadium from 8pm. Tickets are BD2 and available at McDonald’s and Seef Mall.
Soulja Boy live Thu 26
American R&B and hip hop superstar Soulja Boy, famous for hits such as ‘Crank That’ and ‘Kiss Me Through the Phone’, is performing live in Ibrida. Tickets are BD15 in advance and BD25 at the door. Happy hour runs from 7pm to 10pm with discounts of 50 percent. Call 3689 7378.
Zoe presents two floors Thu 26 ‘Lounge vs rooftop, house vs hip hop, DJ Youss vs DJ Cossta’. Head over for a memorable night across two floors of Zoe from 10pm. It’s free entrance for couples and ladies or BD10 for gents. Call 3849 6912.
Flower power party Thu 26 Immerse yourself in the age of hippies, peace and love at this flower power themed party at Overlook in The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain from 8pm. Tickets are BD20 for members and BD25 for non-members including entrance, a lavish buffet dinner and beverages. Call 1758 6499.
Enkiru and Enka workshop Thu 26 Kids aged seven to 12 are invited from a puppet making workshop at Qal’at al Bahrain site museum from 4pm to 6pm. You must reserve a place. Call 1756 7174, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shadowland Thu 26 and Fri 27
This theatrical performance, by the Pilobolus Dance Theatre, which is part-dance, part-theatre, part-circus and part-concert, uses shadows to reveal secrets in a one-of-a-kind show at the Cultural Hall. The performers skillfully use silhouettes to create spellbinding movement. The show starts from 7pm and is free. You must be over six years. Visit www.shadowland-show.net.
Videology at Bushido Fri 27
Bushido Lounge presents VJ Cutson, the French video jockey, DJ and producer. He’ll be wooing the dancefloor with his visual and audio mixes alongside resident DJ Albert-L. The party starts from 9pm until late and ladies get in for free. For gents it’s BD10 in advance or BD20 on the door. Call 1758 3555.
Farmers’ market Fri 27 Look no further for your local fresh produce than The Ritz-Carlton’s croquet lawn from 7am to noon on this day. Entrance is complimentary and then it’s BD4++ per person to enjoy a traditional Bahraini breakfast. Call 1758 6499.
Iranian New Year Until Fri 27 Feast on traditional Norouz cuisine as Takht Jamsheed, in the Gulf Hotel, celebrates the first day of spring in Iran, as well as Persian New Year. There’s a special menu for all to indulge in. Call 1771 3000.
Bharati – The Show Fri 27 and Sat 28 This spectacular dance musical portrays a genuine mosaic of traditional and modern India through 40 energetic dancers who engulf the stage adorned in 500 costumes. It’s bursting with colour, giant video projections, authentic scenery, music from Indian cinema, martial arts, acrobatics and more. The event starts at 7.30pm and is for anyone aged six-plus. Tickets are available and the show takes place at Arad Fort. Visit www.bharatitheshow.com.
The World Peace Organisation – lecture Sat 28 Dr Countess Krystyna Maria Wilczek is dedicated to global peace affairs and her initiatives have inspired her to establish an organization which works to alleviate war-related disasters, encourage countries to take part in space exploration and enhance the scientific capacities of mankind. Her lecture is at Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Centre for Culture and Research from 8pm and is free to enter. Visit www.shaikhebrahimcenter.org.