CultureGrams — New Kids Country: Bahrain

The CultureGrams editors are excited to announce a new Kids edition country report!


CultureGrams Kids Country Report on Bahrain


The new Bahrain report includes detailed information on the history, culture, language, food, and daily life of this country.

Here are some fascinating Did You Knows about Bahrain:

  • Bahrain is famous for the pearls that grow in its surrounding waters, and pearl diving was the country’s main industry until the 1940s.
  • More than two-thirds of Bahrain’s residents are not Bahraini citizens.
  • Legend states that Bahrain is the location of the biblical Garden of Eden.
  • The Al-Fateh Mosque, or Great Mosque, is one of the largest mosques (houses of prayer) in the world and can hold more than seven thousand worshipers at a time.

Find out about the traditional festival Qarqe’an, discover what a typical meal is like in Bahrain, and read about life as a kid all in this colorful new report.

–Angie Thompson


Angie Thompson

is an Editor for CultureGrams where she oversees the Kids, States, and Provinces editions. Before joining ProQuest, she graduated from Brigham Young University with an MA in Victorian literature and a BS in Human Development. Angie has lived all over the United States as well as in England and Italy. She has traveled extensively throughout Europe and North Africa and now makes her home in Utah with her photographer husband and three children. Angie is an avid reader and maintains a book review website specializing in contemporary, young adult, and speculative fiction titles. She also enjoys both playing and teaching the piano and geeking out over the occasional BBC miniseries.

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