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Khareef: Festival highlights (part 5)

Two photo exhibitions are highlights at the ‘Salalah Tourism Festival,’ in Salalah-Dhofar. The annual Festival started on the 23th of July and will take place till the end of August. First there is the annual ‘Al Khareef Exhibition’ who hosts 45 works from 28 photographers and for the second time there is the ‘Photography Society Dhofar Forum’ who showcases 60 works from 33 photographers from Dhofar in the south of Oman. The ‘Al Khareef exhibition’ focus on the variety of Oman in general. The ‘Photography Society Dhofar Forum’ brings in general the region in the south of the country in focus. Both exhibitions give the visitors an overview of the natural, historical and cultural heritage of the country. Both exhibitions are ‘a must to see’ during the Festival.

From the 33 photographers from the Photography Society Dhofar Forum, eight photographers are female. Also ‘Amna Ba Omar,’ participates as usual with six works in both exhibitions. Amna Ba Omar is also one of the women who participated in my new book ‘Whispers of Oman.’ The book published in Oman and now published as an e-book on amazon.com, tells her story where she talks about a particular photo she took, a picture with a special name…To read more…..

First Prize, Photography Society Dhofar Forum, Yasir Nasser Abdullah Al Farsi (AFIAP) 'Women around us'

First Prize, Photography Society Dhofar Forum, Yasir Nasser Abdullah Al Farsi (AFIAP)
‘Women around us’

Second Prize, Photography Society Dhofar Forum, Al Hadi Ba Omar ( EFIAP), 'Love of Learning'

Second Prize, Photography Society Dhofar Forum, Mohammed Awadh Al Hadi Ba Omar ( EFIAP),
‘Love Of Learning’

Third Prize, Photography Society Dhofar Forum, Haitham Ghalib Mansoor Al Shanfari 'Wrestler'

Third Prize, Photography Society Dhofar Forum, Haitham Ghalib Mansoor Al Shanfari
‘Wrestler’

Honorable Prize, Photography Society Dhofar Forum, Abdullah Khamis Rabia Bait Rajiban 'Innocence'

Honorable Prize, Photography Society Dhofar Forum, Abdullah Khamis Rabia Bait Rajibun
‘Innocence’

Honorable Prize, Photography Society Dhofar Forum, Hamdan Rashid Hamed Al Hinai 'Light & Guidance

Honorable Prize, Photography Society Dhofar Forum, Hamdan Rashid Hamed Al Hinai
‘Light and Guidance

Invitation, Khareef Festival and Photography Society Dhofar Forum

Invitation, Khareef Festival and Photography Society Dhofar Forum

Both expositions can be visited till 31st of July, from 5pm till 11pm, Frankincense Hall nr. 4

 

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