Times of Oman
Youth Literary and Art Forum from next week in Dhofar
August 16, 2017 | 9:29 PM
by ONA
The 23rd edition of forum will include several events, such as competition in poetry, folk poetry and short story. -ONA
 
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Muscat: Youth Literary and Art Forum will be organised by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture in the Governorate of Dhofar under the patronage of Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan Al Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar from August 21 to August 23.

Dr. Hilal bin Said Al Hajri, Director General of Arts, Head of the Forum’s Competition Committee, said at a press conference that the forum started 22 years ago as an annual youth gathering where young artists and writers compete for the annual competition in literary writing branches, including poetry and short story. He added that the forum brings together participants in an annual meeting where they present their contributions and listen to the observations and opinions of the jury.

He said the 23rd edition of forum will include several events, such as competition in poetry, folk poetry and short story, short story readings, an exhibition on fine arts, an evening of theatrical performances, a seminar and dialogue in the Omani literature.


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