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Under the patronage of the German Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs Oman Arab Bank brings World Music to the Sultanate

Muscat, February 3rd 2015 – Oman Arab Bank (OAB) on Sunday brought world music to the fore, supporting the internationally acclaimed German music group, Jacaranda Ensemble, at a special concert that took place at the Ministry of Education Auditorium in Wattayah. Held under the patronage of the German Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and attended by local and international dignitaries and the general public, the lively performance showcased the sounds of instruments from across the globe to offer music enthusiasts a harmonious melodic bliss composed to perfection.

Commenting on the event, Amin Al Husseini, CEO of Oman Arab Bank, said, “Music has always had the ability to bridge cultures and draw a smile on the faces of people from various walks of life. Jacaranda Ensemble successfully wowed the audience and proved that music is a universal language which everyone can appreciate and understand.”

He added, “Oman Arab Bank believes in the value such cultural projects can have on society and we look forward to hosting similar social activities and events in the future.”

Organized by Arabesque International in collaboration with the German Embassy in Muscat and supported by Oman Arab Bank, the concert marks the third event of the second season of the Muscat Chamber Music Series. The Muscat Chamber Music Series is a non-profit project launched by Arabesque International that blends education, arts and music. The project revolves around inviting highly experienced chamber music ensembles from across the globe to Muscat to host educational and musical workshops in local schools followed by open to all music concerts.