45TH NATIONAL DAY: SCINTILLATING FIREWORKS DISPLAY IN STORE FOR YOU!

By: Swapna Tarafdar

MUSCAT: The 45th National Day is going to be a grand affair and the highlight of this year’s celebrations will be fireworks across Oman.

In Muscat and Dhofar, the shows will be held on November 18. Other places will see the fireworks display as per the dates allocated, according to the Supreme Committee for National Day Celebrations, which is in charge of the programmes and decorations.

The major fireworks will happen in Al Amerat, Al Khoud Dam and Salalah. “They will start at 8pm and will last for thirty minutes. Earlier we had plans to have it at The Wave, but due to some reasons we have decided not to have it there,” said a source.

The lights and decorations will stay till November 30.

As many as 45,000 Omanis, including schoolchildren, will be taking part in nationwide festivities.

The Venue:

November 18: A military parade at Hisn al Shumoukh, Manah, under the auspices of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said

November 19: Sultan Qaboos Complex in Bausher, Muscat at 4pm

November 19: Salalah Youth Complex at 8 pm

November 20: Haima, 6.30pm

November 20: Nizwa, 8pm

November 21: Khasab, 6.30pm

November 22: Ibra, 6.30pm

November 22: Sohar Youth Complex, 8pm

November 23: Ibri Youth Complex

November 23: Rustaq celebrations field, 8pm

November 24: Buraimi Youth Complex, 6.30pm

November 24: Sur Youth Complex, 8pm

SOURCE: MUSCAT DAILY