Mall of Dilmunia hosted a reception to honour the Bahraini artists for their contribution to the “arts” during the National Day event held in December. This comes in line with the Mall’s efforts to support local talent by holding events and exhibitions, thereby providing a platform to help promote and encourage Bahraini artists, where they may display their talents.
The art show was led by none other than reputed Bahraini artist, Mr. Abbas AlMosawi, and organized by the Artist Mr. Mahdi AlJalawi, joined by the Colors of the East group; a team composed of 26 local artists. The one-of-a-kind live show took place in the Mall’s Boulevard over the course of two days, where each team created a separate painting, which were all then collected and artfully brought together to create a huge masterpiece in tribute to Team Bahrain. The gesture was part of the community’s efforts to express its appreciation of Team Bahrain’s support of the country during a long and a challenging year.
The National Day Celebration event came as part of the Mall’s objectives to offer its visitors a vibrant and festive atmosphere in order to create unforgettable and positive experiences, showcasing the mall as a go-to destination for all occasions. The Mall of Dilmunia aims to continue hosting unique activities, cementing the mall as a leading shopping destination in the Kingdom of Bahrain that caters to the entire family.
Shaikh Mohammed bin Duaij Al Khalifa, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mall of Dilmunia, thanked the strong efforts of Mr. Abbas AlMosawi and the participating artists and teams, and reiterated the Mall’s plans to continue hosting future collaborations via various initiatives that cater to the local art scene.
“Mall of Dilmunia aims to support upcoming artists and become the main platform to showcase their talents. We plan to capture the spirit and creativity of the Bahraini art community by providing a much needed platform and encouragement to local artists. Our goal is to connect the right people and bring them together to create shared experiences and fond memories by acting as a catalyst for the local art scene through celebrating the magnificence of our public art,” said the Chief Executive Officer of Mall of Dilmunia.
Ms. Rebecca Arnold, Deputy CEO and Mall Manager of Mall of Dilmunia, stated, “We are subsequently planning to curate events, workshops and seminars set to be hosted by local artists in a step towards supporting the arts sector. We aim to focus on promoting young emerging artists within the local contemporary arts scene, and potentially add an international element as well, with many events, festivals, attractions and cultural programs already in the pipeline for 2021.” In light of its unique interior and vibrant atmosphere, Mall of Dilmunia continues to cement itself as a magnetic hub for family recreation, designed to embrace both form and function through its combination of modern architecture and distinctive design details. The Mall has successfully transformed itself into a stylish destination offering unique attractions, which can’t be found elsewhere in the Kingdom, with plenty of recreational activities, lively entertainment zones and adventurous play areas for families in the Kingdom of Bahrain.