62nd Austrian National Day Reception in Muscat
Sheraton Oman Hotel, Muscat
Austria celebrated its 62nd National Day with 250 guests, Austrian dance and classical music. The Austrian Economic, Trade and Commercial Delegation Muscat hosted the evening reception at the Sheraton Hotel Ruwi on 31st October and brought in more than 70 artists for this occasion. The special feature of the evening was the fabulous Band of the Armed Forces from the Guards of Vienna and a dance formation from the Vienna’s famous dancing school Elmayer.
This joyous occasion was honoured by the presence of the chief guest H.E. Sheikh Hamad bin Hilal bin Ali Al Maamari, Undersecretary at Ministry of Heritage and Culture who cut the cake with Austrian Embassador Gregor W. Kössler and the host of the evening, Austrian Commercial Counsellor Gerhard Lackner.
Guests of honor were the New Austrian Honorary Consul, the Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning, members of the State Council, the Consultative Assembly and the Ministry of Foreign Affair. Austrians citizens living in Oman, diplomats from numerous countries and representatives from Omani companies and Austrian subsidiaries alike enjoyed a marvelous evening and experiences the Austrian cultural, culinary and social heritage live in Muscat.