Calendar of events

Below is the schedule of activities organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the Ministry of Tourism of the Sultanate of Oman and Oman Air in the pavilion of Expo and the city of Milan:



11 - 27 May - Photo & Art Exhibition, Museo della Permanente, Milan

The first meeting with the Omani culture is scheduled for next May 11. Within the frame of the Palazzo della Permanente in Milan will stage a double event simultaneously: on one hand "Oman, Harvest beyond landscapes", a photographic show dedicated to Oman, celebrating a land that has made of its natural resources the most valuable assets to preserve, encourage and enhance. An exhibition, commissioned by the Ministry of Tourism and entrusted to the guardianship of Anna Premoli of Imbuto Company that constitutes, in 50 shots taken by leading International photographers, an extraordinary reportage and at the same time has the character of an art exhibition. The journey continues through the art show "Shadow and Sun", the artists Mohammed Al Maamri and Attilio Forgioli, promoted by JunGlam and whose curator prof. Arturo Carlo Quintavalle, critic and art historian.


18- 26 JulyTourism Week and National Day, Pavilion of the Sultanate of Oman and in the city

During the week dedicated to tourism writers, photographers, journalists and important people will be involved in an Omani travel story. Each day will be dedicated to a specific topic, which is linked to the desert, the sea or the traditions. Oman Lounge Pavilion will host the public, the press and operators in a unique way so to create a travel experience in Oman.

The week will culminate with the celebrations for the National Day of July 25. The opening ceremony will be launched by the official delegation headed by Dr. Fuad Al Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries , and by Ahmed Al Mihrizi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.

In addition, Oman Air is organizing entertaining events with a group of musicians and coffee servers who will appear around the city centre and will interact with the public. Their trip will be filmed and photographed and publicized on digital media.


Investment Week – 16-19 September, Oman Pavilion

In cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce, EXPO and with the support of ICE was created a digital platform to bring together supply and demand among international companies and countries participating in the EXPO. The week of the investments will therefore be entirely devoted to the possible commercial development of the country. At the pavilion zero, every day will be discussed a different topic related to import-export and a system of easily programmable agenda will arrange meetings and tables between trade guests.

Women’s Week – 15-17 October, Oman Pavilion

The country, which supports women’s integration into society, will show all the paths of growth and achievements of women working in the different sectors. This week, in which recurs October 17, the day of celebration of women in Oman, has been chosen to celebrate the important role that women play in the country. The program for the week includes a show case of Omani women involved in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, seminars, fashion shows and workshops with the aim of creating an enriching dialogue between Italian and Omani women.



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