Offering a wide array of fun activities for families and local community this winter season, Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN), launched on 14th December its festive-themed ‘Winter Village’, running from 14 to 23 December 2017 at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC) – Madinat Al Irfan.
Complete with a food festival, thrilling games and live entertainment from some of winter’s favourite characters, OCEC – Madinat Al Irfan will create a unique experience for the whole family to enjoy at the Winter Village.
The event also 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 colors 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”, stated Fuad Musafir, Event & Brand Specialist at OMRAN.
Visitors can enjoy the Season’s Market which features a range of restaurants and coffee shops 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.
The ‘Winter Village’ is sponsored by MWASALAT (Logistics Sponsor), Hala and Hi FM (Exclusive Radio Sponsors), Crowne Plaza OCEC (Hosting Sponsor).
The village entrance will be free to public and is open on weekdays from 4pm – 10pm, and weekends from 4pm – 11pm.
Date: 14 – 23 December 2017
Venue: Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC), Madinat Al Irfan
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