HHC Short Story Competition

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By Jamil Khan | SHARJAH

THE Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Centre has announced the winners of the ‘Short Story Competition’ at the centre’s stand.
HHC has been participating at the 35th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), and is attending the fair for the third year consecutively.
he competition was held in two categories and launched in April 2016 among a number of schools in Dubai in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.
A large number of students showed interest in this HHC initiative in alignment with the Year of Reading 2016. The names of winners were announced at HHC stand in the presence of judges and large number of visitors. The winners include children from 6-10 years for the first place – Moza Obaid Al Mansouri; second place – Mohammed Ahmad Al Mahry and third place – Abdullah Faisal Al Madani.
In the category for children from 11-16 years the first place was bagged by Shabaan Jamal Mohammed, second place – Shamsa Khalid Mohammed Al Mulla and third place – Maitha Khalid Mohammed Al Mulla.
This is the first competition on a small scale. The stories were all related to heritage and culture. The winners and parents were all honoured at the book fair stand and given their awards and certificates. The objective is to explore talents and empower them to read and write – and sustain their heritage through writing.  Through its participation, HHC aims to highlight its extensive series of published books and research, and raise awareness of its activities that focus on preserving the tangible and intangible heritage of the UAE…
-Read full story at The Gulf Today

~ by jamilkhan on November 9, 2016.

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