News & Events

Nasser Al-Zayani at Ibn Khaldoon National School

On February 28, Nasser Al-Zayani, a Bahraini/American Artist visited Ibn Khaldoon National School to deliver a talk to International Baccalaureate art students. The talk revolved around the process of Nasser’s work and how it is shaped to a final piece of artwork.  Mr. Al-Zayani also discussed his career path as an Artist and how can ...
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Ambassador William Roebuck attends the Jr. NBA Draft 2016

On February 26th, Ambassador William Roebuck attended the first Draft Event for the new Jr. NBA Basketball league at Zain Basketball Arena.  Ambassador Roebuck stressed the Embassy’s support for the program and the benefits to young Bahranis of developing mental and physical wellness through playing basketball. The Jr. NBA Basketball League is the first collaboration ...
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Entrepreneurship Salons: “Challenges of Youth Entrepreneurs”

On Wednesday, February 24th, IVLP Alumna Hoda Sangoor, CEO of Venus International, held the first of a series of seminars on entrepreneurship.  This seminar focused on the challenges that young entrepreneurs face in Bahrain.  Academics, MPs, and business leaders attended the discussion.  The session was led by three speakers:  Dr. Ghassan Aouda, President of the ...
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Embassy-Sponsored Artistic Workshop

Embassy Manama sponsored an exhibition and workshop by artist Sinan Hussien at Al-Riwaq Art Space.  Hussien took part in a one-month long project that in Adliya, a vibrant location for artists and art lovers alike.  Hussein also opened a solo exhibition titled “Hîjj” that included 27 paintings and was attended by members of the Bahraini ...
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National Geographic Bee Championship

On January 13, U.S. Embassy Economic and Commercial Officer, Christiaan De Luigi opened the National Geographic Bee Championship held at the Bahrain School.  All students in fourth through eighth grade student were eligible to participate.  After completing their in-class qualifying test, 10 finalists and 5 alternates moved on to the championship competition level to compete ...
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