Activity

Kuwaiti National Day

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Please see the below individual events for their location within Ithra.

Audience

Suitable for All Ages.

Events

  • Music
  • Performing Arts

Plaza

Oud Performance

Admission

Enjoy Oud music performances as well as Kuwaiti national and cultural songs

  • Art & Culture
  • Workshops

Museum

Sadou Workshop

Admission SAR 35

The wool weaving craft known as Sadu is an old traditional Kuwaiti craft. Children are taught the basics of weaving wool in a modern learning environment. By using traditional weaving methods, the children are taught how to make beautiful wool medallions that they can then take home as souvenirs

  • Art & Culture
  • Workshops

Energy Exhibit

Pearl workshop

Admission

In this workshop, children will learn about the traditional and ancient craft of pearls. They will learn how to extract pearls, group them by size, and make necklaces from pearls

  • Performing Art
  • Performing Arts

Theater

Where are you heading this evening ... The 80's Show

Admission Starting from 300 SAR

For the first time in the Kingdom ...
"Where are you heading this evening? ... The 80s Show"

  • Art & Design
  • Exhibits

Plaza

Historical Exhibition of Kuwait's Currency

Admission

Kuwaiti heritage specialists present a mini-exhibition showcasing Kuwait's currency through history using pictures of Kuwaiti landmarks, customs, facts and dates.

  • Art & Design
  • Performing Arts

Lush garden

Mural (live painting)

Admission

Watch as artists bring murals to life by depicting Kuwaiti history

  • Music
  • Performing Arts

Lush garden

Folklore Performing Troupes (Alsaif troupe)

Admission

Folklore singing shows including (the sailors' show – Al-Sinaquny – Alluwah art – Al-'Aradah – folklore art – Al-Farisah – AlSawt) by a Kuwaiti troupe (Alsaif troupe)

  • Multimedia
  • Screenings

Cinema

Kuwait short films

Admission

Selected short Kuwaiti films

  • Art & Culture
  • Workshops

Children's Museum

Pottery Workshop

Admission 45 SAR

There are many traditional and folklore professions. Making pottery is considered one of the oldest and most popular crafts in Kuwait. Even though the tools used to make pottery have developed, old ways are still the most authentic and efficient

  • Art & Culture
  • Workshops

Library

The Art of Origami

Admission

Origami is the art of folding one or more papers into two or three dimensional shapes. In this event, children will learn to make characters in traditional Kuwaiti costumes using origami

  • Art & Culture
  • Performing Arts

Plaza

Sand Drawing

Admission

Use sand drawings to express elements of Kuwaiti culture utilizing a variety of different techniques

  • Literature & Poetry
  • Talks

Cultural Oasis

Poetry Diwaniyah

Admission

Recital of national and folklore poems

  • Multimedia
  • Screenings

Cinema

Bas ya Bahar Film & Panel Discussion

Admission Ticketed

“Bss Ya Bahar”... First movie released in the Gulf region in 1972…

  • Writing & Literature
  • Talks

Cinema

Panel Discussion - The Art of Life

Admission

A panel discussion with instructor Dr. Ayyub al-Ayyub – The Art of Life

  • Writing & Literature
  • Talks

Library

Book signing - Mona Alshammari

Admission

Join us as we host author Mona Alshammari for an exclusive book signing in honor of Kuwaiti National Day celebrations at Ithra

  • Writing & Literature
  • Talks

Library

Book signing - Hmoud Al-Shayji

Admission

Join us as we host Kuwaiti author Hmoud Al-Shayji for an exclusive book signing in honor of Kuwaiti National Day celebrations at Ithra

  • Writing & Literature
  • Talks

Cinema

Panel Discussion

Admission

A panel discussion with authors to talk about stories, novels and their development in the Gulf and particularly Kuwait. There will also be a discussion about the late Kuwaiti novelist and literary critic Ismail Fahd Ismail