Muscat (ONA): Represented by the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, the Sultanate of Oman today joined the global community in celebrating the International Museums Day, the 18th of May, being marked under the motto “Power of Museums”.
The celebration, organized by the International Council of Museums (ICOM0, seeks to raise awareness abut the significance of museum as institutions that promote cultural exchange and develop mutual understanding and cooperation among nations.
On this occasion, the ministry launched a digital contest for youth focusing on innovation and the development and application of new technologies in everyday life. The contest tackles ways to enrich the experience of visitors to museums in Oman, with the prime aim to enabling the public to understand the role of museums.
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