Al Jisr Foun­da­tion award cer­e­mony for Shed the Light 2

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MUS­CAT: Shed the Light is one of Al Jisr Foun­da­tion’s ini­tia­tives. The com­pe­ti­tion is aimed at rais­ing aware­ness through short videos and mo­tion graph­ics. The com­pe­ti­tion ran for a month and fo­cused on the fol­low­ing top­ics: child health, mental health and healthy life­style. The cer­e­mony was held on Thurs­day, 29th of Novem­ber 2018, in Lu­nar Cinema in Mus­cat.

Although there were many videos, only six fi­nal­ists were se­lected by an in­ter­nal com­mit­tee from Al Jisr Foun­da­tion. Of the 6 videos, three videos went home with a prize.

The judg­ing panel con­sisted of: Faiqa Ali Al-Si­nawi, Di­rec­tor of School and Univer­sity Health Direc­torate Gen­eral of Pri­mary Health Care at the Min­istry of Health, Mo­hammed Saeed AlFarsi, TV cam­era­man at the Pub­lic Au­thor­ity for Ra­dio and Tele­vi­sion, Ahmed Hi­lal Al-Harthy, Al Jisr Foun­da­tion’s Gen­eral Man­ager.

The first place win­ners, Sarah Al Rashidi, Wafa Al Sher­ayani, Muhanna Al Siyabi, Fa­had Al Jabri, JalilaAl Thani, Thu­raya Al Rawahi, Zeinab Al Qasabi, re­ceived OMR1,500. The video that took the sec­ond place, and OMR1,000, was pro­duced by Al Zahraa Al Muzaini, Shi­hab Al Nasri, Ra­jaa Al Baloushi, Raid Al Amri, The third place win­ners, Amani Al­rasabi and Mar­wan Al Fawri, re­ceived OMR500.

The aim of the com­pe­ti­tion is to invest in the en­er­gies of Omani youth to high­light health is­sues and find in­no­va­tive and cre­ative ways to ap­proach them.

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