AFCENT Band Builds Relationships Using the Universal Language of Music

The U.S. Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT) Band is a U.S. military band deployed specifically to play popular music throughout the region.  The band is comprised of servicemen and women who use their musical talents, serving in the United States Air Force as full-time musicians. They perform to boost morale as well as share American …

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U.S. National Day Celebrates U.S.-Oman Ties

On April 29, at Al Bustan Palace, the U.S. Embassy in Muscat celebrated the 243rd anniversary of the independence of the United States of America. U.S. Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman Marc J. Sievers welcomed guest of honor His Excellency Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid Al Saidi, Minister of Health, as well as …

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TechCamp Oman 2019: Innovative strategies for future entrepreneurs

With the aim to gain essential technology-driven skills for innovation and enterprise in the highly competitive market, the U.S. Embassy in Oman is set to host a prestigious two-day practical and hands-on TechCamp event titled “Innovative Strategies for Future Entrepreneurs.” This is the first time TechCamp is being organized in Oman, in collaboration with Knowledge …

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Editor-in-Chief of <i>State Magazine</i> Shares Photography Expertise in Oman

In cooperation with the Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Information, American photographer Isaac Pacheco, Editor-in-Chief of State Magazine, conducted workshops for the Oman Photography Association and the Oman Journalists Association on December 6. Both workshops highlighted the power of images in communicating messages to different audiences. Pacheco also demonstrated practical techniques to …

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The Power of Poetry

Visiting American poet Glenis Redmond inspired the audience at the Lounge with her performance and personality. The U.S. Embassy Muscat hosted Ms. Redmond on a visit to Muscat in February of 2016, in commemoration of black history month. Glenis Redmond led writing workshops and gave poetry readings at various public and private locations. Poetry of Inclusion and Inspiration Glenis …

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