University College of Bahrain celebrated Bahrain National Day and the 13th Anniversary of His Majesty King Hamad's Accession to the Throne. The event was organized by the UCB Student Council in association with the Student Affairs department with attendance of the faculty members and administrative staff at the university.
The celebration included many entertainment and youthful activities particularly pointing out the traditional values and culture of Bahrain. Two tents were put up at the entrance of Saar Hallwith lot of interesting activities such as traditional coffee, decorated cupcakes, traditional food, basket weaving and Henna designing which are the essential part of Arab culture and tradition. Traditional bazars were also set up, where students actively participated in selling items like Bahrain badges, flags, wrist bands, jackets, caps etc. The students and staff were then invited for the Big Lunch, where, traditional food was served as part of Bahrain National Day.
On the other hand, the Chairman of UCB, Dr. Khalid Al Khalifa asserted that university is keen to celebrate the national events and occasions, pointing out that this celebration came to express the management, staff and students’ loyalty, belonging to Bahrain and love to the wise leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. He also appreciated the efforts of UCB Student Council members and the Student Affairs department for organizing such a colorful event.