Regulation of Theater Groups

Ministry of Heritage and Culture
Key objectives of the measure:

    This measure was made to encourage the theater group to perform theatrical performances, develop theater productions, consolidate Omani society values, customs, and traditions, discover talented in this field, rehabilitate them and develop of their artistic level.

   The measure also aims to raise public awareness about theater arts, spirit of cooperation and brotherhood between the members of the band, bringing up national and social issues, engaging youth spare time which will return benefit for them and their homeland. This measure looks forward to provide studies and research related to culture and arts of theater, represent the Sultanate in various forums related to theatrical work and revive the Omani popular tradition and ritual theater.

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
legislative, regulatory, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

the main features of this measure are:

1. Organize theatrical work in Oman.
2. Develop artistic and theatrical side.
3. Deals with the most important issues facing the youth and issues related to theatrical work.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

there are many results expeted from implementing this measure such as:

  1. Spread of local national theater ideas and abundance of creative youth.
  2.  Bringing together the present and the past of theatrical works.
  3.  Emergence of Omani creative artists in theater.
  4.  Increase the number of theater groups.
  5. 5Take advantage of the spare times of youth and invest it in theatrical creativity.
  6. Development of theater performances, level of theater groups to compete at the domestic and international


Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

The financial resources allocated to implement the measure is from the ministry's budget.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Performing Arts