Oman to Host Aga Khan Music Awards Distribution Ceremony on 30 October

Muscat, The Sultanate of Oman will host Aga Khan Music Awards 2022 ceremony, along with related musical performances, at the Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) on 30 October 2022.

The ceremony will unveil winners of the “performance category”, the “sponsor award” prize and musical performances honouring the top ten winners from 13 countries. The jury already announced the names of top ten winners of Aga Khan Music Awards 2022.

The jury expressed its desire to support as many candidates as possible in their geographical and cultural diversity, with nearly 400 candidates shortlisted at a time musicians and music instructors are highly sought after.

The Aga Khan Award for Music was established in 2018 and is held every three years to celebrate exceptional and promising talents, as well as specialized projects in all fields of music—right from performance to innovation and education, with the overall goal of preserving and reviving musical traditions in societies where Muslims have a large presence around the world. A sum prizes of $500,000 are earmarked for winners.

The Aga Khan Music Programme consists of four interrelated areas: “education and orientation”, “creativity and performance”, “production, documentation and publishing” and “online projects and digital archives”.

In a bid to realizing the 11 strategic objectives, Oman’s hosting the event reflects its cultural diversity and its openness to global transformations in accordance with its economic, social, political and cultural texture.

The event also indicates harmony with the objectives of national, regional and international strategies through which Oman hopes to enrich its cultural strategy that stems from creativity, cultural development and creative cultural applications, to name a few.

 

Source: Oman News Agency