Omani Song Festival

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

Omani Song Festival
Omani Ministry of Heritage and Culture
Ministry of Heritage & Culture
P. O. Box 668
Muscat 113, Sultante of Oman
Phone: (968) 24602555, or (986) 23294549 (Salalah)

Festival Description

The three-day Omani song festival is aimed at engendering awareness and promoting the sultanate’s rich musical and cultural heritage in the region and beyond. The festival is organized by Oman’s Ministry of Heritage and Culture as per the directives of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said and takes place at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel. This festival showcases Oman’s unique heritage and culture through the arts—music, song and poetry.

Singers will compete live on state-run television and in front of an audience during the festival. The objective of the festival is to motivate Omani musicians, singers, and upcoming stars by encouraging healthy competition to help spread awareness for the Omani song in the region and outside.

Festival Dates December 2- 5, 2011

Practical Info:

  • Al Bustan Palace Hotel
    P. O. Box 1998
    Postal Code 114
    Muttrah, Sultanate of Oman
    Phone: (968) 24-799-666
    Fax: (968) 24-799-600


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