Fri 27-04-2018 22:33 PM
DUBAI, 27th April, 2018 (WAM) — The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced the winners of the second edition of the short story competition focusing on UAE Heritage on Thursday 26th April, at the ongoing Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF).
In the 12-15 age category, Faten Abdul Razzaq grabbed first place for her story titled “Father of All Nations” while Ibrahim Khaled Al-Mahmoud came second and Mohammed Al Hindi took third place.
In 16-17 age group, Dina Mohammed, who penned “A Tale of My Grandfather”, finished first place, followed by Tala Taha in second place and Zahra Al Marhoon, who grabbed the third prize.
The awarding ceremony was attended by Abdullah Hamdan Bin Dalmook, CEO of HHC; Mohammed Abdullah Bin Dalmook, Director of Corporate Support; Fatima Saif Al Falasi, Head of Libraries section at HHC; and a number of officials at the Center.
Abdullah Hamdan Bin Dalmook praised the creativity and literary skills of the students in writing short stories with impact on culture and society. He also underlined that the competition reflects the objectives of the Center and the vision of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, in nurturing the talents of the current generation and urging them to read and creatively write about UAE’s rich cultural heritage.