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Manama, KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN – November 20, 2015 – The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain is prepared for a glamorous start to the festive season with a tree lighting ceremony set to take place on December 1. Visitors are invited to join in with the celebration that will take place in the luxury resort’s lavish garden at 6pm, with a range of activities on offer for guests to enjoy.

The renowned hotel has previously been recognized for its festive decorations in the Kingdom, claiming the first prize award in the National Day Building Decoration competition for four consecutive years. This year, the hotel has arranged for a creative and unique décor to ensure an unforgettable experience for their visitors.

An awe-inspiring sky of over 3,000 LED umbrellas will illuminate the luxury hotel’s driveway from the entrance through to the villa gate. Complimented with 50, 2D mirror human figures reflecting the lights, the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain will be transformed into a winter wonderland, creating a unique and dazzling atmosphere for its guests. In addition to this, 500 light balls will create a moon reflection in the human figures, completing the look.

The tree lighting ceremony will see all seasonal decorations, including the Christmas tree and umbrellas, turned on at once along with the property’s distinctive exterior lighting, illuminating the stunning resort in Manama. The celebrations will continue throughout the evening, with a choir comprised of the Ladies & Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain, performing well-known Christmas carols. The Italian band, Caffe Concerto Strauss, will also be performing live music, enchanting guests whilst they are served with hot beverages, such as hot chocolate along with Christmas cookies.

Younger guests can look forward to an evening full of surprises with a range of activities for them to participate in. Santa Claus will also be on hand to meet and greet guests, bearing gifts for the little ones and filling them with glee on this momentous occasion.

For more information on how to participate in the magic tree lighting ceremony, please call +973 1758 0000 or visit