British Council holds expo for eight Bahraini artists

May 17, 2018 1:35 PM

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British Council holds expo for eight Bahraini artists

Manama, May 17 (BNA): The British Council in Bahrain held a lecture and art exhibition in which Regional Arts Director for Middle-East and North Africa at the British Council, David Codling, and eight Bahraini artists participated.

Codling conducted a discussion with artists about opportunities in the artistic field, the contributions of arts to society and economy, the global challenges faced by artists, in addition to the artistic scene in Bahrain, and opportunities for cooperation between the United Kingdom and the Arab world in the artistic field.

More than 80 artists from various arts fields, such as visual arts, music, literature, theatre and cinema, as well as those interested in art, attended the event.

Codling and Richard Rooze, Director of the British Council in Bahrain, opened the joint expo of Bahraini artists.

Members of the exhibiting group visited London in March, where they held meetings, and attended artistic events,


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