Muscat Festival

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Country and Region OmanMuscat
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Muscat, Muscat, Oman
Festival Contact Information

Muscat Festival
Omani Ministry of Tourism
P. O. Box 200, Postal Code 115
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Phone: (968) 24588700
Fax: (968) 24588819
Email: info@omantourism.gov.om

Festival Description

The Muscat Festival celebrates Oman’s traditional arts, culture and heritage while providing people of Oman fun, adventure, excitement and entertainment. This event is Oman’s most spectacular tourist attraction, and has played a significant role in building and supporting the country’s flourishing tourism and hospitality industry.

Since its inception in February 1998, Muscat Festival has attracted visitors from around the world and captured their imagination through eye-catching events and activities that have successfully showcased the true essence of Oman. The Festival attracted over 1.5 million visitors in 2005 alone. This year, Muscat Festival is expected to attract over two million visitors who will get an opportunity to discover as well as savour Oman’s distinctive Arabian cultural heritage. In fact, this year’s festival coincides with the observance of ‘Muscat as Arab Cultural Capital of 2006’.

Festival Dates January 30 - February 28, 2013
Festival Links

http://www.muscat-festival.com/
http://www.omantourism.gov.om/

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Practical Info:

Venues:
  • Al Sahwa gardens
  • Al Qurum-CBD area
  • Seeb Beach Park
  • and others to be confirmed…

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