Tuesday, September 24, 2019

BTEA Launches the 4th Edition of Bahrain Food Festival

Under the patronage of the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, H.E. Mr. Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani, the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) launched the 4th edition of Bahrain Food Festival. The launch was heldin in the presence of the Chief Executive Officer of BTEA, H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa.

The event, which will run until the 16th of March 2019, will be held from 5:00pm to 11:00pm at ‘The Park’ in The Avenues.

Since its launch in 2016, the event has attracted residents and visitors from neighboring GCC countries, further positioning the Kingdom as a regional gastronomy destination. The festival will include fun-filled activities and stations including cooking demonstrations by international chefs, live musical performances, games and more.

“The festival is a highlight of BTEA’s extensive series of events and activities which continues to attract visitors from different age groups. The 3rd edition of Bahrain Food Festival attracted more than 165,000 visitors from inside and outside the Kingdom, further increasing the tourism sector’s contribution to the GDP.  Such unique events and activities aim at promoting the various tourism components of the Kingdom under the guidance of the wise leadership,” said the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, H.E. Mr. Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani.

“Bahrain Food Festival continues to grow year after year and the Authority strives continually add more entertainment activities and shows that are suitable for the entire family. Therefore, it gives us great pleasure to be launching the 4th edition of the festival, which we hope will achieve even greater success than previous years. The festival serves as a platform that provides participating restaurants and outlets with the opportunity to showcase their concepts, further increasing its popularity and drawing in more visitors,” said the CEO of BTEA, H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa.

The strategic partners of the 4th edition of Bahrain Food Festival 2019 include Batelco and Al Osra. Others partners include Awal Gas, GFH, Bahrain Bay, The Avenues Bahrain, House of Uniforms and IKEA.

Additionally, 108 vendors will be participating in this year’s edition, 73 of which are new vendors and 81 are local vendors.   The festival will offer visitors varied cuisines including Middle Eastern, Western, Asian, Indian, Organic, and Healthy.

Hosting the Bahrain Food Festival comes in line with the BTEA’s overall strategy aimed at developing and strengthening the tourism sector under the slogan of ‘Ours. Yours.’, which contributes towards the Kingdoms economy and the 2030 Economic Vision.

MOST READ

Bahrain to Host West Asia Paralympic Games 2021

The Kingdom of Bahrain will host the third edition of the West Asia Paralympic Games 2021. The Executive Bureau of West Asia Paralympics Federation...

Seated Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

Stress is the new age disease due to the fast paced lives we lead. Just juggling multiple tasks throughout the day keeps us wired...

Attain your financial credit reports online through Bahrain.bh

Are you planning to get a bank loan? buy a car? apply for a housing loan? or even enter into a business deal? Your...

BTEA Celebrates KSA’s National Day with an Array of Joyful Celebrations

In preparation for celebrating the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s 89th National Day, the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is hosting an exciting range...

Gulf Air Prepares for Its 70th Anniversary Celebrations

On the sidelines of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister’s official...

SADAD Bahrain partners with the British University of Bahrain

The Kingdom’s most trusted innovative payment channel, has recently announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the British University of Bahrain (BUB), to utilize...

Bahrain Airport Company Highlights Digital Transformation Goals at Bahrain Cities Summit

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) Information and Communications Technology Vice President Najwa Abdulrahim presented at the fourth edition of the Bahrain Smart Cities Summit discussing...

Everybody’s a Winner with ‘Dragon City’

Dragon City, the largest wholesale and retail trade centre on the island, has recently announced that it will hold a ten-day grand shopping bonanza...

Bausch + Lomb ULTRA Contact lenses with Moistureseal Technology Launched

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company announced the Bahrain launch of its breakthrough monthly Bausch + Lomb ULTRATM contact lens with MoistureSealTM technology....

ZAIN Bahrain hosts Customer Day to boost its customer experience

As part of its commitment to delivering a superior experience to customers, members of the leadership team at Zain Bahrain, a leading telecommunications provider...

King Hamad’s Chair for Interfaith dialogue programme launched

The King Hamad Chair for Interfaith Dialogue and Peaceful Coexistence Board of Trustee’s Chairman Dr. Shaikh Khalid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa announced the launch...

Carrefour Hosts Grand Opening to Inaugurate its most Sustainable Hypermarket Yet in Barbar’s Iconic Jawad Dome

Carrefour, which is operated in Bahrain by Majid Al Futtaim, held a grand opening last 17th September, 2019 to inaugurate its most sustainable hypermarket...

Batelco Supports Youth City 2030

Batelco, in line with its continuous efforts to support and empower the Kingdom’s youth announced its renewed support of the Ministry of Youth &...

iGA participates in 4th Bahrain Smart Cities Summit

The Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) participated in the 4th Bahrain Smart Cities Summit, held as part of Bahrain Tech Week 2019. The event...

Partnership with Private Sector key to achieving food security

Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Essam bin Abdulla Khalifa, has stressed that partnership with the private sector is essential for enhancing...