Oman: Insights into an unknown Arabia

Arts, Culture and History, Contemporary painting and photography by Omani and German artists with information panels on the culture and society of the country, with accompanying lectures.

 

The traveling exhibition was produced and organized by Georg Popp and Alex Moll of the German-Omani Association.

The project was developed in cooperation with the German Adult Education Association (Volkshochschulverband), the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Muscat and various companies in Oman and Germany. The exhibition "Oman: Insights into an unknown Arabia" was shown between June 2001 and July 2004 in 15 cities.

The final exhibition, in Germany's Foreign Office in Berlin, took place from the 5th until the 17th of July 2004. The presentation at the Foreign Office was the first public event for the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman in Berlin after moving from Bonn.

In attendance at the exhibition, which was opened by Ambassador Ahmed Al-Hinai were four Omani four artists who had traveled from Oman.

Under the auspices of the Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman, HE Ahmed Al-Hinai, the exhibition was shown in the following cities: Nuremberg, Cologne, Hamburg, Lindau, Landshut, Saarbruecken, Dessau, Bockelwitz, Wiesbaden, Bonn-Bad Godesberg, Hagen, Bottrop, Solingen and Berlin

The exhibition generated a media response consisting of 19 newspaper articles, two radio reports and reports on two local television stations.