Muscat: Saud bin Salim Al Balushi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education for Educational Planning and Human Resources Development and Chairman of the Organising Committee for Quriyat Sea Festival, said the festival will be organised on December 27.
This year's theme will be 'Quriyat, Authenticity and Beauty'. The festival is organised by Voluntary Peace Friends Team at Quriyat Club in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism.
The Festival, which is part of Muscat Capital of Arab Tourism events 2012, aims at promoting the wilayat as an Arab and international tourist destination. It also aims at encouraging youths in the wilayat to promote marine sports and enhance love for the nation and loyalty to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
He added that the events would be organised in morning and evening sessions.
The morning session, which will be sponsored by Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mahrzi, Minister of Tourism, will include divers' performances, traditional arts, 'Ghadhafa' and bikes performances, rowing race and opening the general exhibition and the marine heritage