Muscat Festival News
Heritage village at Muscat Festival mirrors Oman’s culture

The Al Amerat venue of Muscat Festival is buzzing with different kinds of activities. The Heritage village is one of the most popular corners at the festival.
The messages from Burkina Faso depicted through vibrant pieces of cloth showcased at Muscat Festival

Traditionally, these cloths were used in village discussions under trees. The ritual meetings don’t happen now but the tradition lives on
Muscat Festival: A hub for fun, frolic and razzmatazz

A plethora of activities on offer at the Muscat Festival venues at Seeb and Naseem Garden are keeping visitors engrossed.
Media drive at Muscat Festival spurs global interest

Advertisements have been put up at some important airports in the GCC countries. Several international online websites are also promoting an advertisement for the Muscat Festival
The colours of traditional Omani jewellery displayed at the Muscat Festival

Girls representing different parts of the Sultanate wear jewellery unique to Oman, at the Al Amerat venue of Muscat Festival.
Silversmith at Muscat Festival moulds metal into art

The old style of Norwegian filigree centres on tightly packed circular designs. The flower patterns are filled with little curls of silver or gold that have small spaces between them
Artists pitch for traditional crafts at Muscat Festival

International artists are seen at work at the International Festival of Arts and Crafts at the Al Amerat venue of Muscat Festival
Muscat Festival: Weaving golden magic with lace

Ann Therese is in Muscat to propagate the fading art of lace-making. This time-consuming craft produces glamorous laces which combine very well with the Omani abaya
Muscat Festival: Cultural symphony in song and dance

Traditional dance and songs from across the different governorates of Oman being performed by men, women and children at the Al Amerat Park venue of Muscat Festival.
Tajik daggers evoke keen interest

The Tajik national knives and daggers are attracting a lot of interest at the festival due to their similarity with Omani khanjar.
Colour, action and excitement at Al Seeb Beach

The Al Seeb Beach venue of the Muscat Festival in Al Hail is resplendent with colour, action and excitement. Music, dance, sports, there is wholesome entertainment for all.
Animals in action at the Muscat Festival

Animals in action have their own stage at the Muscat Festival venues of Al Amerat and Naseem Garden. The four-legged creatures are getting a lot of attention and are adding to the festive atmosphere a
Leatherworks that personify passion

Margot’s work, most of which involves use of cow leather, includes leather of different shades, and some coloured leather, which she dyes in vivid reds, purples, greens, yellows and even black.
French arts and crafts on show

The Poitou-Charentes region, represented by its President, Ms Ségolène Royal, is showcasing excellence in French Arts and Crafts at the Muscat International Folklore & Handicrafts Festival Al Amerat
Moulding art from wood and glue

Visit the Al Amerat venue and you are sure not to miss Said Sulaiman Mohammed Al Yazidi’s stall that is peppered with his interesting creations.
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