Ramzi, Rizk, Fakher to be guests of Sheikh Rashid Award for Creativity

CAIRO – 10 September 2019: The press conference organized by Fujairah Culture and Media Authority will host on Sept. 11 a number of artists and public figures in Cairo.
The most prominent artists attending the conference are Hani Ramzi, Hala Fakher, Nihal Anbar, Sameh el-Seraiti, Ehab Fahmi, Ahmed Rizk, Fathi Abdel Wahab, Nashwa Mostafa, Amal Rizk, Mohsen Mansour, Enas Ezz el-Din, and singer Sameh Yousry.
This conference is to announce the launch of the second edition of the Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamad al Sharqi Award for Creativity.
Randa el-Behairy presents the events of the press conference, which is organized under the patronage of Sheikh Rashid bin Hamad al Sharqi, chairman of Fujairah Culture and Media Authority.
The conference will be attended by a number of Arab personalities, writers, artists and creators in the literary, artistic and cultural fields, with a huge media and press coverage.
The Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamad al Sharqi Award for Creativity has gained importance and prestige on the map of Arab events as it has become the most prominent Arab platform to celebrate Arab creators of different generations in seven branches of the Award: Novel for both adult and youth, short story, theatrical text, child literature, poetry and critical studies.
“The gracious care and follow-up of Sheikh Rashid bin Hamad al Sharqi for all the preparatory aspects of the second edition of the award makes us more determined that this Arab event will achieve its goals in nurturing Arab literary and critical talents, disseminating Arab literary, artistic productions, critical studies, and historical and humanistic research of Arab creators not only at the Arab level but worldwide.
The second edition of the award will enhance the status of the Emirate state of Fujairah as an Arab and international platform that highlights, sponsors and supports Arab talent and creativity, and sheds light on its prestigious position in the world of literary production,” Hessa al Falasi, director of Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamad al Sharqi Award for Creativity, stated.
Mohammed Saif al Afkham, director of Fujairah International Arts Festival and chairman of the International Theater Association, said “The choice of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, to be the starting point for the announcement of the second edition of the Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamad al Sharqi Award for Creativity came from the historical status of Egypt, which embraced and shone through our Arab history of genius literary creations."
Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed al Sharqi, member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Fujairah, the award was held in honor of Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, Egyptian Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, and veteran actress Samiha Ayoub.
The winners of the first edition of the award included the Egyptians Mahmoud Salah in second place for Best Children's Literature Award, Azza Diab in first place for Best Adult Novel Award, Aiman Thabet in second place for Best Poetry Award, Aya Abdel Rahman in third place for the Best Youth Novel Award and Abdul Hadi Abdul Hadi in third place for Critical Studies Award.