Construction on Omran's Madinat Al Irfan theatre in Oman complete

The three-storey facility is a part of Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre and can accommodate 3,200 people

Omran's Madinat Al Irfan theatre.
Omran's Madinat Al Irfan theatre.

Construction work on Oman Tourism Development Company’s (Omran) Madinat Al Irfan theatre, part of Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC), has been completed, with the design of the three-storey facility inspired by Sultan Qaboos Rose, named after HM Sultan Qaboos Bin Said by World Rose Society.

Touted as the largest theatre in Oman, the building can accommodate 3,200 people.

Commenting on the milestone, senior vice president of project management at Omran, Eng Said bin Mohammed Al-Qasmi, said: “The theatre stands out as one of the OCEC's major facilities designed in accordance with the highest international standards.

“The theatre will contribute to enriching the arts and culture activities in the sultanate and act as a major destination for events and a unique tourist attraction for tourists.”

In a statement on Omran's website, chief executive officer of OCEC, Said Bin Salim Al Shanfari, added: “The cabling infrastructure of the theatre is made of titanium cables for lighting which provide high-resolution colours using Art Net technology.”

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