Paris: The cultural activities accompanying the Sultanate’s participation as a special guest in Paris Book Fair continued for the third day.
The activities began by a lecture on “Transformations in Short Documentary Filmmaking in the Sultanate” by Director Mohammed bin Sulaiman Al Kindi, Chairman of Oman Film Society, and a session entitled “Sultanate of Oman: Where Tourism Meets Culture”.
The session was moderated by Valerie Sapurtas, Head of Tourism Department at Le Figaro with the participation of Ranya Khuder, Director of Oman Tourism Office in Paris, Roche Jolieffe, General Manager of Oman Air Office in Paris, Michel Yves Labi, one of the pioneers of tourism in the Sultanate, Anne de Vandiere, a photographer, and Geraldine Garcon.
The event ends with a lecture entitled “Discovering History on the Roads of Oman”.
It was moderated by Olga Anrianaova in which Michel Barro Hetey, writer, Michel Hetey, photographer and Fabien Herpan, novelist took part.
The activities were to concluded with a lecture on “Omani Media and its Enlightenment Role” by Dr. Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Araimi, Chairman of the Omani Journalists Association (OJA). The session will be moderated by by Dr. Majid Ne’ma.
It will be followed by a lecture on the benefits of Omani frankincense.
The session will be moderated by Stérine Le Maguire. Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Baroumi, researcher at Nizwa University will give a lecture in the session. Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Busaidi, Chairman of Photographic Society of Oman of the Sultan Qaboos Higher Centre for Culture and Science, will present a lecture themed “Omani Photography through A Book: Achievement”. The session will be moderated by photographer Pierre China Arcabo.
The last day of the exhibition will conclude with a lecture about a documentary entitled “Oman Adventure has an Address” in which Dr. Khalid Abdul Malik and Jerome Lachkine, Assistant Director of Photography and Production will take part.