As the Sultanate of Oman gears for one of its biggest festivals, guess who has been invited to be a part of the do and enchant the visitors? The almost month long Muscat Festival, which kicks off on January 27 will see Badhsah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan performing at it on February 17.
The festival is a good point from where the tourism industry of the country is trying to bring in business. Saying that Bollywood commands a huge audience in there, officials for the festival, and tourism too, have said that they have invited popular Indian artists like Lara Dutta, SRK and Singer Sonu Nigam there, so as to make more people aware of the country and the festival!
One may expect to, in fact, see the country’s beautiful locales in upcoming Indian movies as the officials are wooing filmmakers for the task.
What can one find here? This time around, the festival has some interesting events lined up for the people. Food festival, cycle race, extreme sailing competition, and a fashion show, apart from international star performances are planned for the festival.
Oman is expecting to have a huge Indian travel tourism increase in coming years. And festivals like these, which make visitors aware of interesting folk and contemporary arts in the country are one of the best times to visit it.