Salala Tourism Festival 2012

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Shaikh Salim bin Oufait al Shanfari, Head of Dhofar Municipality and Head of the Organizing Committee for Salalah Tourism Festival, said that this year’s festival will start early on June 21 and ends on July 18. With more than 1, 5 million visitors Salala Tourism Festival is one of the biggest events not only in Oman but also in GCC. Celebrated  annually and the festival enjoys the unique climate characterised by light rain, mist, balmy weather, green-carpeted hills and the well-preserved culture and traditional lifestyle of Oman. ‘Salalah is the region’s summer paradise is geared up to witness the season’s largest shopping and entertainment extravaganza, all under one roof. Bigger than ever before, the Salalah Tourism Festival 2012 will showcase a variety of cultural, heritage and entertainment activities over a period of 30 days. A broad spectrum of the latest fashion trends, exotic products and items will be on display at the Shopping Fair, held alongside the month long Salalah Tourism Festival. The fair will allow both local and foreign businesses to showcase their products and services, and hence make inroads into the booming market in the Dhofar region.’ ( from
We are proud to be able to contribute to Salala Tourism Festival 2012. The highlight of the event is Jin Myeong drum band from South Korea , see one of their performances here: . This participation was organized in cooperation with IOV Korea with Mr. Moon hung suk, IOV Asia Region Executive Secretary. The band will have 2 weeks long  be performances,  starting from 18th of June. On exact concert timetable you can receive from the organizing committee or related agencies. This is unique opportunity not to waste! There will be 7 drummers in total and they will play on various size of drums. One of the best fire dance shows in Balkans will add the much of festivity and celebration with beautiful compositions of dances with fire… The troupe is from Serbia, they will perform during the second 2 weeks of the festival. The third team is professional acrobatic team, also from Serbia, will perform during second two weeks entertaining the audience with trampoline jumping /juggling show.