Muscat Festival – one of the most important festivals of the Omani culture

September 3rd, 2014 got to know that Oman Post issued a new series of stamps celebrating Muscat Festival. These commemoratives stamps were issued on the 14th of August and are now available in philatelic section of Oman Post.

Muscat Festival is one of the most important festivals, combining the efforts of all active officials, private, and even the popular sectors in the country. These festivals reflect the magical beauty of the Sultanate, the depth of its history and heritage, the urban development witnessed by the country while preserving its cultural heritage, customs and the authentic Arab traditions of the Omani people.

The festival is usually held in Muscat in January and February of each year, and provides an excellent opportunity for shopping and sightseeing. The festival also offers a variety of cultural, artistic and traditional events and activities. The Festival showcases an array of traditional industries from around the world.

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