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Khalifa Award News Friday 09th, February , 2024

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Announcing the winners of the “Date Palm International Photography " competition, in its Fifteenth session, (2024).

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With the participation of 144 photographers, from 23 countries,

Where the number of photos reached 483

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  • Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation General Secretariat, announced the winners’ names of the “Date Palm International Photography " competition, in its Fifteenth session, (2024), organized by the Award under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Award’s Board of Trustees, where the results were as follows:

     

    First Category: Date Palm

    1. First place winner: Salem Sarhan Amer Alsabea Al Sawwafi
    2. Second place winner: Shyjith Kaiprath Rajan Onden Cheriyath
    3. Third place winner: Roger Parico Alfonso

     

     

    Second Category: Human and Date Palm

    1. First place winner: Abdullah Hussain A Al Shaikh
    2. Second place winner: Mustafa Ahmad Jindi
    3. Third place winner: Mahmood Mohammed Saif Al Jabri

     

    This came in a press statement made by Dr. Abdelouahhab Zaid, Secretary General of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm & Agricultural Innovation, expressing his happiness for what the competition has achieved during the past fifteen years, which helped enhance the human relationship with the date palm tree using the photography art as a mean of developing the public awareness on the importance of the Date palm tree. Where this also created a space for the exchange of experiences between photographers from all over the world. Highlighting the tourism, environmental and heritage components of the date palm tree, through the photographic pictures, and encouraging the human connection with the earth and the environment.

     

    The Fifteenth session of the competition was remarkable by the participation of 144 photographers, representing 23 countries, where the number of participating photos reached 483 beautiful pictures, that expressed the photographers' love and close relationship with the blessed tree.

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