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Malja Opening Week


The launch of Malja Bahrain witnessed an exciting start to an era chock-full of diverse and creative artistic collaborations in all forms of art, music, writing, film, curation, etc.

Malja launched on the 30th of January, 2015, where different artists and guests from the region experienced a week-long event of workshops and talks.

Photography by: Ali Haji and Abdulla Minhas

The schedule for opening week included:

 

Monstariam’s Class of Awesome

Questioning Photojournalism 

Battle in Battle

Hip Hop Dance 101 With Little A

Curating Double Tap

Drawing 101

T A S T E

Graffiti & Skills Workshop

Photography 101 Workshop

No Funny Business Workshop

Intro to DJ-ing

Starting a Track


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