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April 25, 2004

Deaf festival set to open

From: Gulf Daily News - Manama,Bahrain - Apr 25, 2004

THE SIXTH Annual Deaf festival is to be opened 8.30am today at the Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) Rehabilitation Centre in Isa Town.

The festival, in celebration of International Deaf Day, is being held under the patronage of Labour and Social Affairs Ministry Assistant Under-Secretary for Social Affairs Shaikha Hind bint Salman Al Khalifa.

Festivities include games and competitions for children, a charity dish, and an exhibition of products made by youngsters from the Shaikhan Al Farisi Centre for Total Communication and the BBK centre.

The festival continues until tomorrow and is open to the public. It will be open until 12.30pm on both days and tomorrow's events start at 8am.

© Gulf Daily News