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Fujairah Photography Award Winners 2017

Fujairah Culture and Media Authority launched the Fujairah Photography Awards in 2007. Each year, the competition carries a title that expresses the objective for which it is held, with a focus on the natural and cultural heritage of the Emirate of Fujairah. The best pictures are chosen and presented in special exhibitions around the emirate for the enjoyment of the visitors. 

 

The competition aims to contribute to the intellectual, aesthetic and cultural advancement of the emirate, in particular, to make it a window for Arab and International creativity in the field of visual creativity and to encourage those interested in photography to present their creations and develop their artistic abilities as well as to benefit from expertise in the field of visual arts.

 

The competition organized a guided tour of the photography venues of the competition, interspersed with workshops with the participation of a group of leading specialists in the field of photography in the country.

 

The general category of the local award has the theme “the Pulse of life in Fujairah”.

 

In the competition, it translates to human movement and interaction with the surrounding environment; it’s lifestyle and the small details of everyday life, whether these details are found in social relationships or in the economic activity of industry, agriculture, trade and marine activities. It’s also the resulting agricultural, industrial and marine markets, and the movement generated by all this activity in streets, public markets such as malls or specific markets such as fish markets. 

 

Moreover, it includes agricultural products, or the traditional days that are spent in shopping such as the Friday market.

 

The specific category of the local award is “Nature”

In the competition, it translates to the natural diversity in the Emirate of Fujairah which can be seen in the mountains, the desert, the beautiful agricultural valleys, the water springs and the spectacular beaches. It also includes the beautiful and unique landscapes of Fujairah as a result of this diversity causing the emirate to be described by His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, as ‘the lungs of the UAE’. Fujairah is known as a popular destination for those seeking rest and recuperation and wanting to enjoy the beauty of serene nature.

 

The Arab competition

 

Cultural heritage:

All the human legacy left by cities, houses, temples and others, to portray the great cultural depth of the Arab land, human movement and activity throughout history on this land, to include this heritage diverse civilizations in the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen, Egypt, Iraq, the Levant and the Maghreb.

 

Islamic Urban Heritage:

All that Islamic civilization has brought about is an urban heritage, whether in the Islamic cities that arose with the spread of Islam, or in the architecture of mosques and aesthetics that accompanied this architecture with decorations, forms and designs that are in line with the Islamic understanding of the arts and the special identity of Islamic architecture.

 

Popular houses:

The interaction of the Arab man with the biosphere reflects the patterns of popular architecture, which in many cases coincides with the natural geographical environment in terms of the nature of the materials used in the building or the form of construction that is compatible with the climate and its variability.

 

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, presented the prizes to the 2017 Fujairah Photographic Award winners and the inaugurated the exhibition organized by the Fujairah Culture and Media Authority at the Siji Al Diar Hotel.

 

The Crown Prince of Fujairah congratulated the winners of the competition for this year, praising the efforts made by the Fujairah Culture and Media Authority year after year in documenting the aesthetic elements of the Emirate of Fujairah and the world, and raising the award to consolidate its presence in the world cultural scene.

 

WINNERS

Axis Of Cultural Heritage 

First Place 

The name: Saleh 

Age:

Country: 

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Second Place

Name: Sulaiman bin Suleiman

Age: 25 years old

Country: Oman 

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Third Place

Name: Ayman Jamal Aldin

Age: 33 years old

Country: Egypt 

130 jpg

 


Axis Of The Islamic Urban Heritage 

 

First Place

Name: Mansour Mohsen Mohammed

Age: 24 years old

Country: Republic of Yemen 

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Second Place

Name: Ahmed bin Hamdoun

Age: 36 years old

Country: Oman

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Third Place

Name: Mamdouh Kamal Said

Age: 36 years old

Country: Egypt

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Axis Of Popular Houses

First Place

Name: Ismail bin Hamad bin Abdullah

 Age: 35 years old

Country: Oman

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Second Place

Name: Hamad bin Rashid bin Ali

Age: 48 years old

Country: Oman

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Third Place

Name: Hassan Tariq al-Sayyad

Age: 34 years old

Country: Egypt

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WINNERS


Axis Of Nature

First Place and the Grand Prize

Name: Anthony Tario Austria

Age: 38 years old

Country: Philippines

Austria won first place and the Grand Prize.

Right are his three stunning images

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Second Place

Name: Sami Abdel-Razzaq Al-Olabi

Age: 41 years old

Country: Egypt

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Third Place

Name: Charles Joseph

Age: 47 years old

Country: India

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Pulse Axis Of Life

First Place

Name: Shoaib Hisham Khattab

Age: 27 years old

Country: Republic of Iraq

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Second Place

Name: Mark Anthony

Age: 36 years old

Country: Philippines 

650 jpg

Third Place

Name: Hani Mahmoud Mohamed

Age: 35 years old

Country: Egypt

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