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Nominees of The Rwanga Awards 2020 Announced

Friday, December 11, 2020 12:14 AM

ERBIL, KURDISTAN (December 10, 2020) - Rwanga Foundation announced the nominees for the ten categories of the Rwanga Awards 2020.

At the end of the deadline for applications, 544 products in the ten categories were applied by the youth. The number of applications per category:

                 Drawing    
                 92    
                 Short Story    
                 125    
                 Photography    
                 110    
                 Short Film    
                 32    
                 Poetry    
                 94    
                 Scientific Invention    
                 23    
                 Recycled Art    
                 17    
                 Solo Musician    
                 21    
                 Entrepreneurship    
                 17    
                 Software Development    
                 13    


 

The evaluation committee for the Rwanga Awards 2020 were:

Short Story:

  • ​​ Jotyar Tamar - Writer and Researcher
  • Qanih Khurshid - Writer and Teacher

Drawing: 

  • Dr. Bayan Mami - Dean of college of fine arts in Sulaymaniyah 
  • Ibrahim Zorab - Teacher at Fine Art Institute in Halabja

Photography: 

  • Jamal Othman - Photographer of Prime Minister of Iraq
  • Blind Tahir - Photographer at Rudaw Media Network

Short film: 

  • Seevan Nuri - Producer and Director
  • Ranjdar Mustafa - Director

Scientific Innovation: 

  • ​Faraedoon Waly - Head of Physics Department, University of Halabja
  • Dr. Salah Abdal - Professor Assistant

Entrepreneurship: 

  •  Mazen Sirwan Barzani - Communication and Digitalization Director at Korek Telecom
  •  Dr. Rebeen Ramadan - Director of UKH Creativity and Entrepreneurship Centre

Recycled Art: 

  • Khasraw Jaf – Artist and Architect
  • Ali Kareem – Artist and College Lecturer

Solo Musician: 

  • Mahdi Nuri - Lecturer in Institution of Fine Art and Music Producer
  • Halbast Salah - Musician and Maestro

Poetry: 

  •  Goran Rasool - Poet and Writer
  • Shaaban Sluaiman - Poet and Writer / Member of Writers Committee

Software Development: 

  • Dr. Dilan Majid - Head of Knowledge University
  • Dr. Shahen Abdullah - Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Duhok

 

The nominees for the Rwanga Awards 2020 are:

1.     Entrepreneurship:

  •  Naska Omer Rafaat
  •  Chrakhan Bestun Othman
  •  Gulstan Nawkhosh Aziz

 

2.     Scientific Innovation

  • Alan Muhealddin
  • Soma Nihad
  • Mehvan Abdul-azeez

 

3.     Software Development

  • Ayman Sabri
  • Bilal Qadir
  • Harman Hasan

 

4.     Short Story

  • Bahzad Muhammed
  • Lawin Muhammed
  • Ahmed Sami

 

5.      Poetry

  • Soma Abdulqadr
  • Aziz Hussen
  • Sada Mustafa

 

6.      Drawing

  • Kizhan Saidgull
  • Dween Hemn
  • Gyana Omer

 

7.      Recycled Art

  • Shaida Ramazan
  • Salar Anwar
  • Shaimaa Naji

 

8.      Solo Musician

  • Azr Abdul-majeed
  • Zholy Shwan
  • Zhyar Luqman

 

 

 9.      Short Film

  • Azhin Kawa
  • Darya Bakr
  • Omer Kamal

 

10.  Photography

  • Diyar Ibrahim
  • Srusht Omer
  • Hemn Adil


On December 20, 2020. The final ceremony of the project will be held in Erbil at Saad Abdullah Hall, during the ceremony, the winner for each category will be announced and awarded.