Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Largest all female parade to be held in Bahrain for the first time

The biggest and most unique events in Bahrain – Yalla Banat which will be held on Friday, October 19th at the Bahrain International Circuit. The event will host the largest all-female parade consisting of 250 cars to take a lap around the F1 track.

As part of the Yalla Banat event, there will be a televised round table discussion panel with 7 very successful women & men from across the GCC sharing their “road to success”. Most of the people who are being invited to join are people who are respected in the society as leaders whose impact on the generations have been well enshrined in specific areas of positive influence.

Yalla Banat will include a televised roundtable panel session including regional and global speakers such as Tarek Miknas, CEO of Fortune Promoseven Network Middle East & North Africa, Michele Carlsson, the Head of Business Development Middle East and Africa at Nasdaq, Iman Mutlaq who recently got the Forbes Award for the Most Influential Women in the Middle East, and Genevieve Gordan, CEO of Tactic Connect Ltd, a bespoke sports agency providing services across in four clear categories, Commercial and Management Service, Connectivity and Sponsorships, Media, Campaigns & Events and Education & Welfare.

KSA Ambassador and panelist Aseel Al Hammad – the first female member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation and part of the International Automobile Federation will be joining the Yalla Banat event while supporting the cause with young Saudi leaders in the KSA region.

The event will expect about 2,500 – 3,000 attendees. Women drivers may only apply to participate in Parade, while the Yalla Banat event is for the whole family, bring your fathers, brothers & friends to watch you make history. There will be several activation events leading up to the major event that will be announced closer to the date.

Yalla Banat will feature several events including:

  • The first ever live female motorshow
  • A VIP art lounge showcasing local Bahraini art talent with designated car garages remodeled for art corners open to all
  • The event will also include a pop up market space showcasing unique local products by female entrepreneurs
  • Kids Engagement Zone incorporating new games launched by local Bahraini startups
  • An area designated to about 9 food trucks with local food stalls

Please note that the car parade is open to women only and tickets can be bought on the Visit Bahrain website – https://tickets.visitbahrain.bh/events/yalla-banat-bahrain/ .

Other announcements will made on the Yalla Banat social outlets and the website. Please visit the website for more information and updates – www.yallabanat.me

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