Rejuvenate for the coming week with an action-packed weekend…
Psst…don’t forget to commune with nature and make the most of the weather
CBBC Shopping Festival
When: January 24 – 28, 11am to 11pm
Where: Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre
CBBC Shopping Festival is now on in Oman with exciting offers from over 300 international brands.
Pipe Organ Concert
When: January 25, 7pm
The magnificent pipe organ that graces the stage of the Royal Opera House will come alive with a beautiful rendition of Camille Saint-Saëns’ majestic Organ Symphony led by the renowned British organist, pianist and conductor, Wayne Marshall with the Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra. Wayne Marshall has the rare distinction of being equally adept as a musician and as a conductor. One of the most celebrated organists of our time, Wayne Marshall is also the Chief Conductor of WDR Funkhausorchester in Cologne, Germany and serves as a guest conductor for Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, as well as for many other fine symphony orchestras. As a solo organist and pianist, Marshall performs recitals in a range of music genres at some of the world’s most prestigious venues with orchestras such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Berlin Philharmonic and the London Symphony Orchestra.
For further information and booking, consult the ROHM website: www.rohmuscat.org.om
The Indus’ Biryani Khazana Festival
When: January 25 to 31, 12pm
Where: Opera Galleria
Come and enjoy Master Chef Arif’s Biryani Khazana Festival. Feast on a variety of non-vegetarian and vegetarian biryanis from across India.
Fabric printing and lampshade making
When: January 25
Where: Sununu Muscat, 7th villa after Mars Supermarke,t 18th November Street
Learn how to create printed and patterned fabrics using Chalk Paint™ and then create your very own personalised lampshade for home. You will learn the technique of Dyeing fabrics with Chalk Paint™, block printing onto fabric, creating your own hand made linocuts for printing and making your own lampshade. The workshop includes a lampshade making kit.
Bollywood Music Mela 2018
When: January 25, 8pm
Where: Al Falaj Hotel
Bollywood Music Mela 2018, featuring some of the best Muscat based Bollywood oriented DJs.
DJ Slim & DJ Sultan at Rumba Lattina
When: January 25, 9pm
Where: Rumba Lattina
Calling all party lovers in Muscat, get ready for an exciting night with DJ Slim from Paris, featuring DJ Sultan, at Rumba Lattina.
When: January 25, 9pm
Where: John Barry Bar
DJ Lins is coming from Dubai to John Barry Bar… DJ Lins has regular gigs in Billionaire Mansion, Armani, Cavalli, Cove Beach, Marina Social, Vista Lounge, Vesna and many other top clubs, bars and lounges. She will be performing from 9pm till 1am; Rene will be joining to play the Sax.
Arabic Beats at LAVAL
When: January 25, 10pm
Where: LAVAL Restaurant Lounge, Ghala Golf Club
Inspired by music from across the globe, but true to Arabic music’s deep roots, the sounds of Arabic beats will rock Laval tonight.
On the Rocks presents Nana B
When: January 25, 10pm
Where: On The Rocks Muscat
On the Rocks presents Nana B live, featuring DJ Pharaoh. With residencies in Marbella, France, London, Dubai and Ibiza, Nana B plays all genres of music.
When: January 25, 11pm
Where: Autobahn, Ruwi
Get ready for the White Party at Autobahn. Music will be provided by DJ Sultan & DJ X.
Muscat Century Ride
When: January 26, 5:15am
Where: From Ministry of Tourism HQ
A hundred miles… The Muscat Century Ride will see 125 racing cyclists go on a demanding 100-mile (164km) course around Muscat and the surrounding area. The route will take riders through Yiti, Bandar al Khairan, Muttrah Corniche, Muscat and Seeb on the way to the finish in Al Khuwair. The Muscat Century Ride, part of the Tanfeedh programme, is organised by the Oman Cycling Association with logistical and operational management support by Oman Sail.
Australia Day Brunch
When: January 26
Where: The Bank, Al Qurm
Join in for a brunch celebrating Australia Day. Classic dishes like meat pies, Vegemite scrolls and lamingtons will be on offer.
Muscat Hills Beats by the Beach
When: January 26, 6pm
Where: Muscat Hills Resort
Beats by the Beach is back for 2018. DJ Franck Chartier from Paris will join in.
Since his childhood Franck has been passionate about Funk, Garage and Soulful House Music. He found his inspiration with his friends David Morales & Frankie Knuckles from US label Def Mix. Over the last years Franck played in parties, clubs and festivals in Paris, Ibiza, Bahamas & Mexico.
Studio 54 Disco Party
When: January 26, 7.30pm
Where: Radisson Blu Hotel
Come dressed in your disco outfit to enjoy O’Malleys live band, ‘54’.
Salsa Masquerade Ball
When: January 26, 8pm
Where: Maya – Firangi Indian Lounge, The Cave
Maya will bring to you a night filled with mystery, excitement and music on Friday.
It will be an electric masquerade party with DJs from 9pm onwards.
Stand Up Paddling Tour – Bandar Khairan
When: January 27, 8am
Where: Watersport Oman the Boardsport Shop and School
Guided half day paddle tour to the stunning Bandar Khairan.
Parent and child print making workshop
When: January 27, 10am
Where: Sununu Muscat, 7th villa after Mars Supermarket, 18th November Street
This new workshop is specially designed for children and their parents to explore the fine art of painting and printmaking. This workshop will guide you and your child through basic methods for printmaking with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ and everyday objects which can be found at home. Parent and child will then use these techniques to create your own collaborative work of art on wood to take home.
RGB Walk by Photowalk Muscat
When: January 27, 3pm
Where: Mawaleh Central Fruits and Vegetables Market
Photowalk Muscat is hosting its first themed photowalk of 2018. Your challenge, as a participant, is to create images with Red, Green or Blue as the dominant colour in the photograph.
Also check out what movies are playing in town this week, right here…