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Schoolchildren Star At Astronomical Festival
PDO is holding an Astronomical Festival in partnership with the Oman Astronomical Society to spread awareness and knowledge of astronomy and space sciences to school students.
The event was officially opened at PDO’s Knowledge World by His Excellency Dr Hamoud bin Khalfan Al Harthy, Undersecretary for Education and Curricula at the Ministry of Education.
More than 200 students, aged 5-18,  have attended the festival, which includes planetarium shows, an astronomical arts workshop and an exhibition. The last day for the three-day event is today (Wednesday, 5 April) and will include stargazing for the general public at the Oman Astronomical Society headquarters at Airport Heights, Muscat at 7:00pm.