Katara names photography contest winners


The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) yesterday announced the winners of the first three places in the photography competition, dedicated to selecting the best picture for the activities of Katara Ramadan Events 2023.
The competition was widely attended by photography enthusiasts.
Saeed Mohamed Fayrouz won the first place and earned QR15,000; Ali Abduljabbar Saifaldeen came in second and received a prize of QR10,000; and Mohamed Naguib Nasr came in the third spot and earned QR5,000.
The photography competition stipulated that the submitted photo reflect the artistic vision of the subject of the competition, and among the conditions was that each participant has the right to submit a maximum of three photos, while the foundation has the right to use the winning photos in any of its activities and the participation is considered approval of that.
The Katara Ramadan Events 2023 included a variety of activities that included cultural activities, awareness-raising, and entertainment events directed to different age groups of society. The most important of these were the Islamic Stamps Exhibition, and the Fine Art and Photography Exhibition. Wisdom Square hosted a Ramadan artistic mural, while Creativity Square hosted a narrator stories. Religious events including lectures and the Holy Qur’an Memorisation Competition for male and female children at the Katara Mosque.
Katara also launched several competitions and distributed various awards during its Ramadan activities, including the Katara Prize for Arabic Poetry (Mothers of the Believers), the Katara Short Story Competition, and many sports and intellectual tournaments such as the Katara Traditional Brain Games Competition (Damen and Kerem), Katara Electronic Games Championship, Katara Ramadan Championship Volleyball 2023, and the Katara Ramadan Chess Open 2023, in addition to various activities, and events of the World Theatre Day 2023. (QNA)

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