Kuwaiti National Day
Please see the below individual events for their location within Ithra.
Suitable for All Ages.
Enjoy Oud music performances as well as Kuwaiti national and cultural songs
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
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
Mural (live painting)
Watch as artists bring murals to life by depicting Kuwaiti history
Historical Exhibition of Kuwait's Currency
Kuwaiti heritage specialists present a mini-exhibition showcasing Kuwait's currency through history using pictures of Kuwaiti landmarks, customs, facts and dates.
Folklore Performing Troupes (Alsaif troupe)
Folklore singing shows including (the sailors' show – Al-Sinaquny – Alluwah art – Al-'Aradah – folklore art – Al-Farisah – AlSawt) by a Kuwaiti troupe (Alsaif troupe)
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
The Art of Origami
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
Use sand drawings to express elements of Kuwaiti culture utilizing a variety of different techniques
Recital of national and folklore poems
Book signing - Mona Alshammari
Join us as we host author Mona Alshammari for an exclusive book signing in honor of Kuwaiti National Day celebrations at Ithra
Book signing - Hmoud Al-Shayji
Join us as we host Kuwaiti author Hmoud Al-Shayji for an exclusive book signing in honor of Kuwaiti National Day celebrations at Ithra