Back to Galleries

Open Mic – September 2017


On September 23, 2017, Malja held its fifteenth Open Mic night. This night of low-pressure creativity and inspiration was robust with musical performances, from acoustic guitars to purely vocal performances. In between and to finish, we got to experience the relaxing and thought-provoking effects of poetry and spoken word in addition to two stand-up comedy acts.

Performers (in order of performance):

– Ghada Rahimi [Instagram]

– Asem Ibrahim [Instagram]

– Bader AlSaad [Instagram]

– Ali Mansoori [Snapchat: AliKMansoori]

– Sandra Cha’ban [Instagram]

– Hamad Ebrahim [Instagram]

– Rawan Husseini [Instagram]

– Deema Turkomani [Instagram] & Deborah Francisco [Instagram]

– Abdulla Nezar [Twitter]

– Imran Al Aradi [Instagram]

– Nadeen [Instagram] & Seham Yateem [Instagram]

– Laala Kashef Alghata [Instagram]

– Dana Moh’d [Instagram]

– Micah Barcelona [Instagram]

– Rahma [Soundcloud]

– Mohammed Al Awadhi [Instagram]

 

Event photography by Abdullah Minhas


Also Take a Look at These

B-Boy of the Year: Round 1

Malja kicks off its first round of the year-long 1v1 b-boy battle. Who’s off to the biggest headstart towards being the 2017 B-Boy of the Year?

City in Narrative | Architecture + Narrative Workshop

WHAT | 1 workshop x 1 city x 5 days x 2 disciplines | Through a 5-day workshop, we aimed to shed light on long forgotten backdrops in the urban fabric of Manama. The buildings that once were a destination, have consequently become an urban backdrop to our city. These buildings have witnessed countless stories, […]

Open Mic – December 2016

Look back at the participants of 2016’s last Open Mic night at Malja!

Urban Culture Weekend – Feb 2017

A colorful and musical weekend, marking the first of many Urban Culture Weekends coming to Malja this year!

B-Boy of the Year: Round 2

Malja kicks off its first round of the year-long 1v1 b-boy battle. Who’s off to the biggest headstart towards being the 2017 B-Boy of the Year?

Calexico Open Mic – May 2

Photos from Malja’s first Open Mic night at Calexico!

RBMA Application Info Session

Red Bull Music Academy alum Hasan Hujairi discusses his experience with the RBMA application process and as an experimental musician in Bahrain and South Korea.

An UnMuted Serving

Highlights from the first live performance held by Malja’s first artists-in-residence: Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver from Dubai, joined by Bahrain’s own Maxeem Meraki.

حلقة نقاشية مع عيسى عادل العيسى

Highlights of Essa Al Essa’s seminar at Malja Bahrain.

Writing the Universal Language of Music

An introduction to the art of songwriting at Malja Bahrain with Latin-folk musician, Gina Chavez.