Between November 3rd and 8th 2012 the photography exhibition "Views of Germany / Views of Oman" was presented in the Bait Al Baranda in Muttrah.
On display were photographic impressions produced by Omani students living in Germany who participated in the 2011 and 2012 photo contests sponsored by the German-Omani Association.
At the same time Professor Dr. Thomas Zacharias, professor emeritus of Munich‘s Fine Arts Academy, who has traveled to Oman on numerous occasions, presented his photographic impressions of Oman under the title "From the banal to the sublime."
The exhibition was opened by HE Baron von Reibnitz, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Sheikh Qais Al-Khalili, honorary president of the German-Omani Association in Muscat.
Mr. Bruno Kaiser, president of the GOA, emphasized in his speech the importance of direct contact between the people of both nations. Only in this way can misunderstandings and prejudices between cultures be resolved.