Everything You Should Know about Omani Maritime Heritage Festival

  • Publish date: Friday، 03 February 2023 Last update: Monday، 06 February 2023
Everything You Should Know about Omani Maritime Heritage Festival

The first edition of the Omani Maritime Heritage Festival has begun today Friday, 3 February, and will run until 19 February 2023, in the Wilayat of Sur at the Governorate of South A’Sharqiyah.

This festival highlights the historical and present role of the Wilayat of Sur, as a commercial and historical hub and an area deeply related to shipbuilding over centuries.

Visitors can also learn about the story of the maritime heritage Sur is known for at Maritime Heritage Village.

For the foodies out there, the festival will include an Omani Food Carnival, with a series of interactive activities that allow visitors to explore several renowned Omani and international dishes, focusing on fresh local seafood.

A life simulation of the traditional sea voyage which embodies the historical journey of Omani ships to and from the Omani ports is another experience visitors must witness at the festival.

Side events include a windsurfing experience, a sailing experience, marine championships for juniors and professionals, a sea fishing competition, a symposium on maritime heritage and a traditional boat race.

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