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HH Shaikh Nasser patronises orphans' artistic event
Under the patronage of HM the King’s Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, and Board of Trustees Chairman of the Royal Charity Organisation (RCO), HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, RCO is organising the “Funoon” (Arts) event at the Seef Mall in Manama, including an art expo and a number of activities for all family members.
The event includes an art exhibition featuring talented orphans’ drawings, the outcome of a year-long training programme aimed at developing their artistic skills, as well as a collection of paintings donated by a number of Bahraini artists.
The proceeds of the event will be allocated to orphans' education projects.
The event also features daily drawing sessions by artists to educate the participants about drawing techniques, in addition to other activities such as drawing on glass, walls, balloons, pottery and clothes, as well as in the dark.
RCO-affiliate orphans also share their drawings with Seef Mall visitors to showcase their talent and creativity.
Among the surprises of the first day was a drawing by 16-year-old Ahmed Rahmah which was appreciated by HH Shaikh Nasser, who gave directive to honour him.
RCO Secretary-General, Dr. Mustafa Al-Sayed extended sincere thanks to HH Shaikh Nasser for his interest in RCO’s charity work, noting that the event aims to showcase RCO affiliates’ talents, and increase RCO’s resources.
He expressed appreciation to all the participants, artists who donated their drawings and the Seef Mall management.
Dr. Al-Sayed also expressed deepest thanks to the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, for being the first to buy drawings for more than BD 10,000.
He also lauded the efforts of RCO’s Resources Development Director, Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa for his efforts to organise the event.
The event will continue at Seef Mall until January 20, and will be open to the public from 10 am to 10 pm.
Under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, RCO Organizes the “Funoon” (Arts) Event, the Proceeds of Which are to be Allocated to Orphans
Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, His Majesty the King's Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Charity Organization (RCO), the “Funoon” (Arts) event was organized at the Seef Mall in Manama. This event includes an art exhibition and a number of activities for all family members.
The art exhibition features talented orphans' drawings, the artistic outcome of a year-long training programme aimed to develop their artistic skills, as well as a collection of paintings donated by a number of Bahraini artists. The proceeds of the event will be allocated to orphans’ education projects.
The event also includes daily drawing sessions by a group of plastic artists to teach the participants some art related techniques, color mixing as well as a variety of activities such as drawing on glass, walls, balloons, pottery, clothes and in the dark. The children of the RCO share their drawings with visitors of Seef Mall to highlight their artistic creativity and talents. One of the wonderful surprises of the first day was a beautiful drawing by 16-year-old Ahmed Rahmah which was appreciated by HH Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who gave directives to honour him.
On this occasion, Dr. Mustafa Al-Sayed, RCO Secretary-General, thanked HH Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa for his interest in charity work carried out by RCO pointing out that the aim of this event is to highlight the talents of orphans, increase RCO’s resources and integrate the children with their peers through highlighting their talents in a sophisticated commercial mall to help them gain confidence a proceed with their future careers.
HE expressed his appreciation for all the participants and artists who donated their wonderful paintings, praising the Seef Mall represented by its Chairman Mr. Mohamed Najibi and CEO Mr. Ahmed Yousef.
Dr. Al-Sayed also expressed deepest thanks to Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, President of Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) for being the first to buy drawings for more than BD 10,000. He also lauded the efforts of Sheikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Director of Charity Resources Development and General Coordinator of Governmental and Official Affairs of RCO for his efforts in organizing this distinguished event.
It is noteworthy that the event will last until 20th January and is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
RCO’s First Football Championship
As part of the celebration of Bahrain’s National Day, the Royal Charity Organization (RCO) has organized the first football championship, in which a group of RCO’s affiliates were divided into four teams who competed for the championship title.
The championship aimed at increasing the cohesion of the children of RCO and creating a competitive, sportive and entertaining atmosphere to develop their skills in their favorite sport.
At the end of the championship, the winning teams were honored and the individual awards were given to the following players: Jassim Hamad received the best player award, Mohamed Ali received the best young football player award, Ahmed Shuwaiter received the top scorer award and Jalil Abdul Jalil received the best goalkeeper award.