Experience A’zwa, an Impressive traditional Omani celebration taking place during Eid Al Adha.

Run Through:

  • 3:30 pm: Men parade through the main street of Fanja, singing while making their way uphill to the main square of the old Fort.
  • 4:00 pm: Canon firing (One time)
  • 4:15 pm: Traditional Sword-Dancing & Singing
  • 6:00 pm: End of the event

Key Information:

  • Location: Fanja – Fanja Fort
  • Duration: 2.5 hours.
  • Dresscode: Descent & Sober.
  • There is No gunfire during A’zwa, despite men are all carring swords, guns & riffles. Royale Omani Police (ROP) has prohibited to Fire guns in the air.
  • A ephemeral market is set for the event, selling some snacks (Sweet corn,…),
  • Bring Water with you, they may run out of water on the ephemeral market.
  • Please note that you are not supposed to dance without being invited to. This event is a demonstration of the cultural heritage of Oman. Be respectfull.
  • Do not litter, take your Garbage back with you or dispose them in a bin. Fanja is an amazing place, keep it clean!

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