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It is a non-objection service to participate in chanting events outside the Sultanate. The following will be considered:
The chanter or their band must be registered with the Ministry and have a valid license
There must be an official invitation from the organizers
Participants must have no prior legal violations or notices from the Ministry
The service is offered to governmental, civil and private institutions licensed to practice this activity.
The institution must have a license to practice artistic activities and festivals by the concerned authorities (Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Muscat Municipality).
The institution must adhere to the regulations followed in such events and avoid any activity that would show disrespect to the customs, habits and traditions of the society.
The institution must have no prior legal violations or notices from the Ministry.
The service is provided to citizens who are practicing chanting and wish to start chanting bands. The following conditions are to be considered:
The applicant must be Omani
The guardian’s approval, for those who are under the age of 18
The members must not be less than six
The band’s name must not be a name of one of the members, regions, tribes or a name of an existing band practicing the same activity
The member must not be affiliated with another band