International Music Festival, Leona Lewis and more
Time Out Bahrain staff
Wed 1 and 8 The Vocalist grand final Last month, Harvesters Bar & Terrace at Crowne Plaza Bahrain started up a brand new singing contest in a bid to find Bahrain’s next superstar vocalist. This month, the semi finals take place on October 1 and the remaining ten will battle it out in the grand final on October 8. Head down from 8pm to catch the performances. Call 1753 1122
Thu 9 to Tue 14 Bahrain International Music Festival For the 23rd year in a row, Bahrain’s Ministry of Culture presents the Bahrain International Music Festival, showcasing a bunch of musical innovators from all over the world. This year’s bill is set to be diverse with classical orchestral compositions to modern pop music. The full set list is on www.timeoutbahrain.com.
Thu 9 Leona Lewis Multi-platinum and award-winning singer-songwriter Leona Lewis is performing for the first time on the island tonight. The former X-Factor UK winner is treating us to a rendition of classics from her best-selling albums throughout the years. The concert starts at 8pm in the Bahrain National Theatre and tickets are available from Virgin Megastore at Bahrain City Centre.
Fri 10 Try the aquathlon Join in The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain’s sixth annual Aquathlon Challenge. It starts at 8am with a 500-metre swim followed by a six-kilometre run which you can do individually or in teams. To join, it’s BD8 for hotel guests and sport club members or BD12 for non-members. The price includes a healthy buffet and refreshments. Call 1758 6612.
Tue 14 Magical fusion moments Sample 15 different Maki dishes in their monthly tasting evening that includes complimentary beverages from 8.30pm for BD15++ per person. If you love Japanese fusion cuisine then check it out. Call 1752 2733.