Oman Air has recently sponsored the seminar of Musical skills curricula organized by Ministry of Education, represented by Directorate General of Curriculum and Training, held at Al Bustan palace hotel. The opining ceremony was apprehended under the patronage of HE Sayyid Mutassim bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Muscat. The event commenced on 28 May, 2006 for 3 days.
A number of specialised personal in musical skills from Oman and abroad have participated in the seminar. Opportunities were availed to exchange musical experiences and knowledge. Dedicated experts from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Kuwait have all contributed in this imperative event, besides the Omani Ministries of Education, information and heritage & culture.
In this regard, Corporate Communication and Media department stated “Being the first of its kind in the Sultanate to discuss the importance of music skills in forming the pupil’s personality, the effect of training programmes, difficulties encountered in the musical skills subject, Oman Air evaluated the substantiate significance of sponsoring this seminar, its cultural and heritage values, which reflect social peace and contentment, and act as a tool to skill up the intellect and expression of Omani children. This alsoensures Oman Air’s roll in highlighting the musical curriculum, making alive and commentating Omani traditional music, to complement with the modern economical, social and intellectual development through the country’s blessed era”.
CC&M Department also assured on the necessity of establishing cooperation between the private and public sectors, to support such national events, and since music does not only symbolize a melody, but also a communicative social and educational manner of understanding. Music is playing an essential roll in flourishing our souls and lives and making the Glob around us pleasing.
Since Music mirrors and measures the progress and development of nations,furthermore dynamically contributes in the exchange between cultures, strengthening ties, conveying sensation among people locally and internationally which as a result, ascertain harmony among nations. It is very important therefore, to persuade all sectors to support such dignified courses.