The 4-day occasion was held by the Embassy of India in partnership with Omani Society for Fine Arts (OSFA). Organised with the assistance of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and Indian Social Club, via its newly formed Rangrez Artists Group, the exhibition was inaugurated on September 25.
The inaugural occasion was also attended by ambassadors and representatives of diplomatic missions, and senior representatives from the fields of art, culture, enterprise and media.
H E Munu Mahawar, India’s Ambassador to Oman, in his welcome address at the inaugural occasion had stated, “The vision behind this art exhibition is to showcase the shared cultural wealth of India and Oman, that spans over 5,000 years”.
He also spoke about the robust partnership among India and Oman and expressed happiness more than the really Indo-Omani character of the exhibition, as it featured paintings by very acclaimed artists from India and Oman. H E Mahawar also praised OSFA, specifically Maryam al Zadjali, director of OSFA, for personally choosing the artists participating in the exhibition and showcasing the very best blend of Omani and Indian modern art operates.
The art extravaganza integrated more than 75 pieces of art perform in modern style by Omani and Indian artists in OSFA.
The occasion was graced by H E Mohamed al Zubair, Advisor to His Majesty the Sultan for Economic Planning Affairs, H E Khalifa al Harthy, Undersecretary for Diplomatic Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Khalid Hamed Saif al Busaidy, member of Majlis A’Shura and other dignitaries.
Information Source: Muscat Daily