Khareef 2023: 'Bloom Hawana Salalah' festival kicks off

Oman Friday 28/July/2023 17:52 PM
By: Times News Service
Khareef 2023: 'Bloom Hawana Salalah' festival kicks off

Muscat: The Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, in coordination with the Tayseer platform, inaugurated the first edition of the "Bloom Hawana Salalah" festival (the festival of flowers and life), in cooperation with a number of government agencies and private sector institutions, and it will continue until August 11, 2023.

The "Bloom Hawana Salalah" festival includes various entertainment programmes, activities and events that suit all groups through several sections and different corners, such as: a corner for wild flowers and trees, a tropical fruits corner, and another for birds and pets, in addition to a challenge games arena, and another for artistic performances, and an area Tropical cuisine.

The festival also includes the "Bloom" container exhibition, the "Bloom" market, and various art models and frames for visitors to take memorial photos.

During the festival, training programmes will be held in the areas of flower arrangement and seedling planting, as well as yoga and individual talent presentations.

The opening of the festival held in the Hawana Salalah project in Dhofar Governorate was sponsored by His Excellency Faisal bin Abdullah Al Rawas, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, who honored the sponsors and contributors to the organization.

It is worth noting that the festival aims to raise awareness of the importance of preserving and sustaining the environment, as well as diversifying the tourism movement to tourist destinations and sites in the Dhofar Governorate during the Khareef season, and creating innovative tourism patterns.