According to the organisers, the festival has been a good results and significantly appreciated by guests with Arab singers performing reside in the previous handful of days. While Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram performed on Wednesday, other programmes will conclude on Thursday and Friday.
Talal al Mashali, director common of the Directorate of Salalah Tourism Festival, told Muscat Daily
that the festival grounds attracted a great quantity of guests in the course of the period.
“The festival concludes on Thursday but we will have an award ceremony for participants on Friday. On a daily basis, the festival turnout was great.”
Mashali mentioned the events coupled with good climate created the festival a good results. “We have received very good feedback from visitors and everyone is happy with the events and the festival in general. We hope to improve further in the coming years.”
Festival organisers lined up numerous events at distinct areas in cooperation with the private sector. Such areas consist of Sahl Sahlnout for Balloon Carnival, the Samahram Tourist Village, Atina Land Park and Friends of the Municipality web site on the Ittin Plain, as nicely as Taqah and Mirbat parks for loved ones activities. This is in addition to the cultural and religious activities.
Badru Zaman, a Muscat-primarily based Indian expatriate who drove all the way to Salalah, mentioned, “The weather in general was great and the festival was amazing. The organisers did a great job by having a number of activities. Children enjoyed a lot. I have been going to Salalah every year but this time there was less crowd than last year.”
Many guests frequent the Dhofar area in common and Salalah in specific in the course of the khareef season to witness the lush greenery and the hills cloaked in mist and fog. Till Tuesday, 699,217 visited Dhofar with Omanis accounting for 71.five per cent, Emiratis 7.7 per cent and the rest of the GCC citizens at nine per cent.
Information Source: Muscat Daily