The third al Basta Market organized by the Southern Governorate in association with Tamkeen and a number of local and international partner opened on 17th December. It is one of the biggest shopping festivals in Bahrain held at the Bahrain International Circuit, open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays between 2Pm & 9PM until 28th March.
More than 75,000 visitors are expected to visit the market this year, compared with 62,000 last year. Over 700 participants including individuals, institutions and productive families are expected to showcase their products. New sections will be introduced this year, including and aquarium, an additional children's corner, a green industrial oasis and handicrafts.