Bahrain
Live pottery expo held
Written by Rebecca Torr   
Sunday, 12 December 2010 14:45

Costis at Al A'ali Shopping Complex 

Mr Chrisogelos conducts a pottery demonstration at Al A'ali Shopping Complex 

From the  Gulf Daily News  |  Traditional pottery experts from Bahrain and Greece showed off their skills during a live exhibition at Al A'ali Shopping Complex from December 2-8, 2010.

Costis Chrisogelos, from Thassos, Greece, took part in the live pottery event along with Bahraini potter Majeed Al Shougul.

The pair worked together in A'ali for more than a week in preparation for the exhibition, organised by Bahraini publisher Ali Mushaima.

Visitors to the mall could even have bespoke items made on request, as the potters worked against a backdrop of photographs depicting Bahraini potters taken during the 1950s and 1960s.

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Ready for another adventure
Written by The Friendship Arabia Team   
Monday, 19 May 2008 23:34
Four years after his remarkable 21,000-kilometre Dilmun-to-Dublin road journey, Bahraini travel enthusiast and publisher Ali Mushaima is set to take on another extraordinary driving feat. Taking this year’s trip in an LR3, the award-winning and luxurious family 4x4 from Land Rover, he will be visiting 12 countries promoting friendship though his tour themed “Bahrain to Britain: Voyage of Discovery.”
 
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