I am super excited to celebrate Eid

I am super excited to celebrate Eid

Ruiya Humaid Mohamed Al Habsi  (*)Yesterday I got my palm and the back of my hands decorated with Henna – they have come out stunning! I just love this part of Eid celebrations!I also love doing the Eid decorations and it is a great feeling when we arrange for...

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HM The Sultan greets citizens, residents on Eid Al-Fitr

HM The Sultan greets citizens, residents on Eid Al-Fitr

MUSCAT - His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik today greeted citizens and residents on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. The Diwan of Royal Court issued a statement to this effect reading as follows:“His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik has addressed heartfelt greetings to...

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Oman to celebrate Eid Al Fitr 1422 AH tomorrow, May 13

Oman to celebrate Eid Al Fitr 1422 AH tomorrow, May 13

MUSCAT - The Moon-Sighting Committee today announced that the new moon of the month of Shawal 1442 AH has been sighted and, accordingly, decided that the first day of Eid Al Fitr this year falls on tomorrow (Thursday), 13 May 2021.This came in a statement issued by...

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Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the festivities in this Eid, like the last, will be held in the confines of our homes. But, wherever we may be, we can still celebrate Eid in the true spirit of the festival. It is a day to be grateful to Allah the Almighty for...

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Celebrate, but exercise caution

Celebrate, but exercise caution

Lina Al Abdulsalaam, Working motherThe beauty of the Eid celebration is that it combines both tradition and religion.  And Eid celebrates the completion of the Holy Month of Ramadhan. This is a beautiful day where all the loved ones get together in order to...

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Celebrate in a fitting manner – but from home

Celebrate in a fitting manner – but from home

Yahya bin Mohammad bin Somar Al Zadjali,  Chairman, House of Raydan Perfumes LLCWe are all facing a very tough time. And it is in this tough period that Eid has fallen too. But, enjoy we must for Eid is a time for true celebration. But yes, it will be a muted one...

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Let’s embrace ‘Virtual Eid’

Let’s embrace ‘Virtual Eid’

Prashant Dutt, General Manager Markaz Al Bahja Shopping Mall LLCAs we celebrate Eid Al Fitr this year, let’s also celebrate good health! Eid Al Fitr means: “feast of breaking the fast”. This Eid, due to the global pandemic, which continues to prevail, I have planned...

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Let’s meet virtually this Eid

Let’s meet virtually this Eid

Her Highness Sayyida Meyyan bint Shihab Al Said, Member, royal family, creative artist and senior designerEid is a joyous occasion to celebrate: visiting family, friends; gathering over meals, and exchanging gifts. But, since last year, this has been rendered...

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Wish Eid Mubarak over phone, Whatsapp

Wish Eid Mubarak over phone, Whatsapp

Ali Said Ali Al MandhryRetired head of the Petroleum Development Oman’s medical laboratoryWith the virus playing havoc, how can we celebrate Eid in the usual manner?By all means, all of us should strictly follow the advice given to us by the Supreme Committee (tasked...

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Just a quiet celebration this year

Just a quiet celebration this year

Suhail Musa Ismail, Director, Abu Sultan InvestmentsWith the entire atmosphere in the country, and indeed, worldwide, subdued and low key, we all need to fall in line. Whereas in previous Eid's our ‘open house’ party for friends and relatives would be swarming with...

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OTC distributes 100 Iftar meals through ‘Iftar Sayim’

OTC distributes 100 Iftar meals through ‘Iftar Sayim’

MUSCAT - Oman Tourism College (OTC) celebrated the season of giving, commemorating the blessed month of Ramadan and its associated values of kindness and generosity, by organising the ‘Iftar Sayim’ programme recently. This is the third consecutive year that OTC has...

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Movies can change the world: Kabeer Yousuf

Movies can change the world: Kabeer Yousuf

MUSCAT - The skies above Muscat are slowly darkening and while many office-goers plod wearily home, there is a group that have showered themselves with enthusiasm, scrubbed themselves clean of any fatigue and are raring to unleash their creativity.This is Muscat’s own...

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