Doha, Qatar, December 22, 2021: Mall of Qatar announced the winners of the fourth edition of the National Day Art Competition, the annual art contest dedicated to school students to encourage them to express their talents and skills.
Held under the theme “Protecting the Earth”, 46 students from 23 different schools submitted 45 drawings that reflect the slogan of the contest. The students were divided into three age groups: group 1 included students from 8 – 10 years, group 2 from 11 to 13 years, and group 3 from 14 to 16 years.
The jury panel consisted of Qatari artists Khalifa Al-Obaidly and Maryam Al-Mulla, who evaluated the drawings and decided the winners after a fierce competition. Emile Sarkis, General Manager of Mall of Qatar, handed over the certificates and gifts to the first three winners in each category, in addition to the people’s Choice awards.
“This art competition is one of the main activations held annually by Mall of Qatar to celebrate National day with students. We aim to encourage our young generations to express their thoughts and dreams through art. This year’s theme reflects our passion for the environment in line with the Qatar National Day slogan. Our thanks and gratitude to the participating schools and students who submitted creative artworks, and our deep congratulations to all winners”, Emile Sarkis said.
Qatar National Day School Art Competition aims to encourage emerging talents and artistic and cultural initiatives. The annual competition is now recognized as one of the most awaited events during National Day celebrations and received massive participation every year.