Salalah Tourism Festival

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Country and Region OmanDhofar
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Salalah, Dhofar, Oman
Festival Contact Information

Salalah Tourism Festival
Ahmed bin Ali Al Amri
Kharif Festival
Dhofar Municipality
P. O. Box 40
Salalah, PC 211, Oman
Phone: (968) 296555
Fax: (968) 295525

Festival Description

Each year the natural phenomena of the monsoon season in Salalah casts a magical spell on visitors from far and near. The government has resolved to complement the season with varied programs that stir the interests of people. Although the Salalah Tourism Festival (formerly known as the Kharif festival), along with others were introduced as part of the monsoon specialities in the previous years, the authorities thought it fit to launch a carnival and shopping festival this year to further enhance the khareef attraction. The much-awaited carnival was a runaway success with large crowds thronging both sides of the 3-km route through which the carnival participants paraded—providing entertainment, music and dance. 

Festival Dates July 15 - August 31, 2010
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Articles and Reveiws:
  • Salalah Tourism Festival is always a big draw for tourists, by Hasan Kamoonpuri (Oman Daily Observer, July 1, 2010)


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