The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) yesterday hosted the third weekly raffle draw of the Manama Gold Festival.
Receipt holders, including citizens, visitors and GCC residents and participated in the draw in which 13 valuable prizes were given out in Souq Al Manama.
As many as 416 gold, jewelry and pearl shops are participating in the second edition of Manama Gold Festival, which kicked off on April 13 and runs until May 27.
The festival offers weekly promotions to the Manama Market visitors. In addition, raffle draws are held on a weekly basis to offer distinguished prizes for lucky shoppers.
The festival features distinguished shows by jewelry designers and goldsmiths, a retail market, various musical and artistic performances, as well as artworks that reflect the history of goldsmithing and the ancient jewelry industry in the Kingdom.
A series of specialised workshops will also be held on the sidelines of the festival. They will focus on introducing types of gold and jewelry and their prices, the art of goldsmithing, the art of designing jewelry and ornaments, the basics of making gold jewelry and how to convert the design idea into a three-dimensional drawing on paper.
The festival will also host various musical and artistic performances by Hazem Al-Rawas, Silvia Saad, Abdulla Haji, Noor Al-Basri, Basma Othman and The Brother Guitarists.
On the occasion, BTEA Chief Executive Officer congratulated the winners of the third weekly raffle draw of the festival, pledging more promotions and valuable prizes to delight the citizens, residents and Bahrain gold lovers among tourists, as well as boost the tourism sector in the kingdom.
He indicated that the specialised workshops will add more diversity to the festival, and attract more shoppers and Bahrain gold lovers.
It is worth noting that 32 gold stores sponsor the festival’s awards this year, including mainly Malabar Gold and Diamonds, Al Seef Jewellers, Jumbo Gold, City Mashallah Jewellers, Al Tawheed Jewellery, Jasra Jewellers, Al Sharhan Pearls, Niyaz Pearls & Diamonds, Manama Pearl Jewellery, Bin Naser Jewellery, Al Nafeesa Jewellers, Bahar Jewellery, Al Hashimi Pearls and Tbabat Al-Bahrain Jewllery.
Source: Bahrain News Agency