18th November is the official 44th anniversary of the National Day in Oman. Still, new projects in honor of Sultan Qaboos, the architect of the modernization are launched. Still people are gathering and honoring this day. Yesterday, in Salalah-Dhofar, in the Chamber of Commerce, five women launched their ‘Thank you Society’ project, a gift to Sultan … Continue reading
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Going on ‘Umrah,’ a pilgrimage to Mecca, is for a lot of Muslims who don’t have the financial means a dream that can hardly come true. For 45 elderly people, aged between 60 till 80 years, their first Umrah became a long waited dream come true. Last week the Omani Association for Friends of the … Continue reading
And the winners are….
The six day theater contest in the Ministry of Heritage and Culture in Salalah, fitting in the 10th Dhofar Cultural Forum, closed the doors. Under the auspices of the Chairman of the Municipal Council, Mr. Salim Aufait Abdullah Al-Shanfari the winners in several disciplines like best actor, best actresses, best directors were honored. ‘Drwish’ of Mazoon … Continue reading
Why didn’t we act….?
Normally a scarecrow is placed in the open fields. His function is to discourage birds to eat planted seeds and growing crops. In “Scarecrow” a monologue, the hay man is locked up in the barn of a farm. The play, written by Khalil Al Balushi and directed by Jalal Jawad both based in Muscat, is … Continue reading
Is there a way out…..?
There is always a way out in life. Only not in the case of ‘Shams Aldeen,’ the theatre play of the group with the same name, that performed yesterday in Salalah on the stage at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture. The performance fits in the 10th Dhofar Cultural Forum, launched at the end of … Continue reading