Muscat Festival

Muscat Festival

January to February
Muscat Festival has been sponsored annually since 1998 by the municipal government of Muscat, Oman. It takes place over several weeks in late January and early February. The festival is a showcase of Oman's traditional Arabian arts and culture, with a wide array of performances, exhibitions, sports, and children's activities, as well as such modern spectacles as a Formula 2 powerboat championship race. Over the course of the festival, which takes place at indoor and outdoor venues all over the city, as many as three million people take part.
CONTACTS:
Muscat Festival
www.muscat-festival.com
Oman Embassy
2535 Belmont Rd. N.W.
Washington, DC 02008
202-387-1980; fax: 202-745-4933
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To involve the private sector in the management of Muscat Festival activities, the organising committee of the festival is inviting individuals, institutions and companies to participate in the 'Best TV Show Competition for Muscat Festival 2020'.
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The number of the participants at Muscat Festival, 2014 from outside Oman has reached 1,400 participants from 83 countries around the world, they took part in the many activities such as sports, education, international exhibitions, crafts exhibitions, folklore, concerts, consumer exhibitions, carnivals, agility games, circuses shows, aerial shows, among others, said Shaikh Mansour bin Sulaiman al Nabhani (pictured), head of Muscat Festival s Public Relations Committee.
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