US Embassy Hosts America Week
In honor of the special friendship shared between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States of America the U.S. Embassy in Manama hosted its first annual “America Week in Bahrain,” from May 20-26, 2012. The weeklong event featured a wide variety of activities and promotions at a variety of locations across Bahrain.
Highlights included performances by Arab American comedian Nemr Abou Nassar and Arab American Country singer Kareem Salama, seminars and exhibitions on tourism, business and studying in the U.S., a charity basketball tournament, and a variety of other exciting cultural events. The American Chamber of Commerce – Bahrain (AmCham) co-hosted the event to underscore its important role in fostering deeper economic relations between the two countries and to highlight the broad range of American companies and brands in Bahrain.