Applications for the Arab Cultural Heritage Award for the Young is still open until Sunday, December 1, 2019
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Applications for the Arab Cultural Heritage Award for the Young is still open until Sunday, December 1, 2019. The competition targets school children aged 9 to 15 years and it includes four Award Categories as following:

  • Drawing
  • Folkloric dance
  • Photography
  • Promotional film

It aims to:

  • Raise the level of interest in tangible and intangible heritage, habits and traditions in order to introduce and highlight them for the future generations and to raise their awareness about the importance of the role of preserving heritage and conveying it to future generations.
  • Introduce students to the goals of sustainable development, pointing out how the preservation of heritage and culture are the basis of the sustainable economic and political development process.
  • Spread the culture of the preservation of heritage through art, and to encourage students to know more about cultural heritage and make visits to archaeological and historic sites. Moreover, it aims to translate the students’ ideas on the concept of sustainable development and how to apply and promote it through art.

To know more about the competition and the submission process, please click here

For more information, please contact ICCROM-Sharjah Office at 0097165552250 or by email to shs@iccrom.org

Deadline for applications: 01 December 2019