What’s on this week in Oman
January 9, 2019 | 6:06 PM
by Times News Service

Thursday 10.01.2019

Head to the Muscat Festival

It’s finally here! We’ve been waiting for this day for more than a year. The 2019 Muscat Festival has finally arrived. Treat your eyes to what it is that makes Oman the essence of Arabia; from historic art and culture to modern takes on traditional foods. It’s all happening at this year’s Muscat Festival.

Friday 11.01.2019

India Education Interaction Meet

Some of India’s top universities are coming to Oman on January 11 and 12, at the Haffa House Hotel. If you’re interested in studying in India, do head there from 10:30am to 1:30pm, or from 4:30pm to 9pm. It’s a great opportunity to know what’s on offer for students who travel to India to study.

Saturday 12.01.2019

Watch India vs Australia in their first ODI

Cheer for your favourite team when India take on Australia in a three-match One-day International series Down Under. Watch live on your favourite sports channel but do make sure you get up bright and early as the match begins at 6:20am.

Sunday 13.01.2019

Cheer for Oman against Japan

Oman is taking on Japan in the second game of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, and to cheer for the national football team is everyone’s duty. Pim Verbeek’s men go into this game as champions of the Gulf Cup of Nations, and the country is behind them as one, rooting for their success. Kickoff is at 5:30pm, live from the Sharjah Stadium.

Monday 14.01.2019

Watch live Premier League action

Manchester City take on Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English Premier League, the world’s most competitive football league. Kick-off begins at midnight GST. There’s that, and a whole lot more sports for you to catch up with.

Tuesday 15.01.2019

Visit the Faces and Figures Art Expo

Sonal Shah and Ila Raval – long-term residents of the Sultanate – are displaying their works of art throughout January at the Majlis Art Café at the City Seasons Hotel. It’s a great way to take in some art and discover new perspectives and a deeper understanding of the world around us.

Wednesday 16.01.2019

Prepare for the Muscat Marathon

If your mum, dad, friend or loved one is taking part in the Al Mouj Muscat Marathon, do tell them to up their training. The marathon is on January 18 and 19, and is expected to bring runners from all over the world to Oman.

Stream online

Red Sparrow (2018) (Film)

Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts

Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to ‘Sparrow School,’ a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.

A Quiet Place (2018) (Film)

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery

Cast: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

211 (2018) (Film)

Genre: Action, Drama

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Sophie Skelton, Michael Rainey Jr.

While on a routine patrol, an ageing cop, his partner and their ride-along get caught in a standoff with a band of former mercenaries robbing a bank.

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