Hello January 2018

January 4, 2018

Gulf Cup 2017: Oman VS. UAE

When: January 5, 7pm

Where: Al Ghazal Pub, Intercontinental

Let’s all cheer for Oman as they play for the final match of Gulf Cup 2017. Watch it on the big screen at Al Ghazal Pub.


Gilberto GIL

When: January 4, 7pm

Where: ROHM

Often referred to as ‘The Soul of Brazil’, Gilberto Gil, Brazil’s multipleJanuary 4, 2018 Grammy Award-winning singer, guitarist, songwriter, and former Minister of Culture, is known for his intelligently innovative music, deep musicality and quiet charisma. His music incorporates an eclectic range of genres with influences from Brazilian bossa nova and samba to American rock, African music and reggae. In a career spanning five decades and with over fifty albums, Gilberto Gil has played a key role in the modern development of both Brazilian and World Music. For further information and booking consult the ROHM website: www.rohmuscat.org.om


January 4, 2018DJ Styles Ft DJ Khalifa

When: January 4, 10pm

Where: On The Rocks Muscat

Taking time out from his residences at Billionaire Mansion, Cirque Le Soir and Vii to come and light up this Thursday night at On the Rocks is DJ Stylez, who will help his fans start the year with a bang! He will be accompanied by DJ Khalifa.


Cyber Security Awareness Seminar

When: January 5, 11am

Where: Vantage International Muscat

January 4, 2018Come and learn about cyber security at this free seminar. The Cyber Security Awareness Seminar is to strengthen the weakest point of any security solution: humans. No matter how effective or expensive, the security tools protecting your network are, there is no way to predict the damage caused by a single careless user.

Mathematics Competition  

January 4, 2018When: January 6, 8am

Where: Oman Hills Institute

Pay RO20 and gain RO1000 at the Mathematics Competition, which is being held for the first time at Oman Hills Institute. This competition is for anyone (between the ages of 16 to 50) who wants to challenge their mathematical skills. Exam duration will be 2 hours for 20 questions, with problems from the fields of algebra, analysis (real and complex) and combinatorics. The working language is English.

Stencil making and canvas painting

January 4, 2018When: January 6, 10am

Where: Sununu Muscat, 7th villa after Mars Supermarket 18th November Street

This workshop is designed to show participants how to create their very own, unique and intricate paper-cut stencil. Using various paper cutting techniques, you will learn to make a beautiful patterned stencil, paint a provided canvas and apply your stencil using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ to create your very own work of art to take home with you! The stencils you create can then be transferred to furniture, fabric and various other surfaces showing the versatility of this beautiful technique. Price: RO 45 per person

Sami Yusuf

When: January 6, 7pm

Where: ROHM

Sami Yusuf, the acclaimed singer-songwriter and musician, will present a unique concert at the ROHM this Saturday. Sami Yusuf is an international celebrity and the youngest recipient of the Honorary Doctor of Letters Award for ‘invaluable contribution to the field of music’. Yusuf is recognised for possessing enormous talent as an instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and producer, as well as an influential humanitarian. His strikingly strong, clear voice is heard live worldwide and on radio and television.

January 4, 2018Sami Yusuf’s rise to fame began in 2003 at the age of twenty-three with the release of his hit album ‘Al Mu’allim’. Yusuf’s seventh album, ‘Barakah’, released in 2016, is a collection of songs on the theme of a continuing spiritual journey. To date he has sold more than thirty-four million albums. He performs to sold-out venues throughout Europe, the Middle East, North America, and North Africa. In Istanbul over 250,000 people attended Sami Yusuf’s concert in Taksim Square, making it one of the world’s largest live concert gatherings. The Guardian named him ‘the biggest British star in the Middle East’ and Time Magazine dubbed him ‘Islam’s Biggest Rockstar’, while the United Nations appointed him a UN Global Ambassador Against Hunger and recognised him as a promoter of world peace and harmony. For further information and booking consult the ROHM website: www.rohmuscat.org.om


Chef Mads Refslund at Sultanah

When: January 6, 7pm

Where: Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa

Embark on a culinary adventure by famed Nordic Chef Mads Refslund when the celebrity chef joins Sultanah restaurant for an exclusive visit from 6 – 9 January, 2018.

January 4, 2018As co-founder of NOMA restaurant and currently based in New York City, Chef Mads is recognised as one of the most creative chefs in the world. He will take guests on an innovative culinary journey during his four-night stint at Sultanah where guests will taste his creations from a carefully degustation menu that showcase the best of his skills.

Chef Mads stands at the origins of a new Nordic cuisine, and was a co-founder and Chef of NOMA restaurant together with René Redzepi. NOMA has been nominated ‘The Best Restaurant in the World’ by San Pellegrino four times. After leaving NOMA, he opened MR restaurant in Copenhagen, which got a Michelin star in the first year. This is an incredible opportunity for food enthusiasts to savour culinary of the highest quality.

January 4, 2018Paramotoring

When: January 6, 4pm

Where: Al Sawadi Beach

Do you dream of flying like a bird? Feel the breeze blowing in your face as you gain height with breathtaking views below…?
Here is an opportunity for an unforgettable Paramotoring experience, flying high above the Omani coastline. Flights will be dependent on weather conditions.


Unplugged on the Beach with Ryan Keen

When: January 6 and 8, 8pm onwards

Where: Al Bandar Beach Area, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa

January 4, 2018Is there a better way to relax than enjoying live music on the beach?

Chill out on the sand listening to the acoustic sounds of Ryan Keen on guitar. He will perform pop, folk, rock and soul music with a contemporary touch to match the mood of the evening.
Enjoy refreshing drinks at a pop-up beach bar for a laid back evening accompanied by well-known songs.

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