Over two million people swarm to Muscat for the month-long annual festival, celebrating a wide range of all things Omani. Theatre, music, arts and sports events are showcased alongside family activities and a carnival atmosphere. Other Arabic countries offer music and theatre performances from their cultures as well, letting visitors enjoy an eclectic mix of arts. The festival is capped with an impressive fireworks show.
Date: 27 January to 24 February 2012