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Winter Village postponed due to weather forecast


Muscat, Dec 18 - Winter Village organised at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC) has been postponed for the last three days due to weather forecast. The Winter Village that offers an array of activities for families and local community is held from December 14 - 23. The village received over 16,000 visitors in the first two days. Complete with a food festival, games and live entertainment from some of winter’s favourite characters, the event welcomes art enthusiasts to witness popular Omani artists creating unique outdoor artworks for display. Visitors can also enjoy painting and decorating with different designs and colours at the ‘Paint Your Own Bardan’, making their own sculptures of the winter ‘snow ball’ mascot.

Musical shows, including ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘Beauty & the Beast’ and ‘Winter Wonder Singalong’ will take place daily from 5pm to 10pm. Music lovers will be entertained by Omani local musicians and performers at the ‘Just Jam Sessions’.

“This initiative provides an ideal opportunity for the public and businesses alike to experience OCEC’s state-of-the-art features, whilst bringing the Omani community together for a fantastic family day out. Aside from the array of festive activities we have on offer, entrance to the Winter Village is free and there will be many prizes and giveaways for visitors to the Winter Village to enjoy”, said Fuad Musafir, Event & Brand Specialist at Omran.

Visitors can enjoy the Season’s Market which features a range of restaurants and coffeeshops and delicacy stalls, including participation from 10 Omani F&B outlets. Shoppers are also able to browse through stalls from more than 20 retail outlets run by Omani SMEs, including women and children’s accessories, fashion wear, home décor, cosmetics and much more.

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