International Day Event at ISC-Muscat
On Saturday, 30th of January 2016, the International School of Choueifat, Muscat, held its annual International day event to celebrate the wonders of their multi-cultural school family. Nationalities from all over the world participated with high enthusiasm in showcasing aspects of their culture and traditions.
The Student Life Coordinator along with her Student Life Organization exceeded expectations in making this wonderful event happen.
The International Day stands had been set up earlier in time for each country based on request. The participants (which included staff members, students and their friends and families) were in charge of bringing traditional/cultural display items and popular dishes of their country.
A Beautiful blue sky and cool weather accompanied the International Day event at ISC-Muscat. This year’s event was held on the school’s football field. Upon approaching the field, a sea of people donning traditional attire captivated students, families and staff alike. Visitors and participants enjoyed their afternoon circulating the field, indulging in the various delicacies and admiring what each stand had on offer.
The International Day took off with a powerful message by the bubbly host, Nawaf Al Lawati (Grade 11S), who spoke about unity and togetherness. The hosts’ speech was then followed by the Omani National Anthem and the performances prepared by the staff members, students and their families.
The ISC-Muscat International Day event consisted of a range of great performances that included several songs performed by the Schools’ choirs, the Tanoora dance from Egypt, a Jordanian and a Palestinian Dabkeh, Omani, Irani, and Indian dances and poem recitations. The event concluded with an adorable fashion show, performed by the students of all ages where the colorful and beautiful traditional clothing of several countries were displayed with pride.