Two Moroccans winners of the cultural prizes of the “International Institute of Palestine”

“The International Institute of Palestine” announced, at its annual ceremony recently held in the Jordanian capital Amman, the winners of the ninth edition of the “Palestine Cultural Prizes”, among which are two Moroccans. According to a statement from the Institute, the “cultural prizes of Palestine” include six categories, namely the “Naji al-Ali Prize for caricature,” won by the Moroccan Ghamer Ali, the “Edward Said Prize of orientalist criticism “, awarded to the Moroccan researcher, Dr Mohamed El Jarti, the” Poetry Prize – Moein Bseisu “, awarded to Maryam Qosh of the Gaza Strip (Palestine) and the” Ghassan Kanafani Prize for Literature “awarded in Douaâ Ibrahim (Egypt). It is also about the “Jamal Badran Prize for plastic art” won by Gandhi Al-Jibawi of Jordan, and the “Walid El Khatib Prize for photography”, divided into two competitions, the first wearing the name of “Tea” whose prize went to Ahmed Abdel Amir Lazem from Iraq, and the second entitled “The 60s” won by Hind Ahmed Wahdan from Egypt. The member of the Board of Directors, executive president of the “International Institute of Palestine”, Assaad Abderrahman, declared that “these prizes come to preserve the Arab and international presence of Palestine, by celebrating several Palestinian creators. ” The awards also aim to encourage young people from the Arab nation, both in the Arab world and abroad, to creativity like the famous creators, he added. According to him, these prizes have as their objectives “to underline and maintain what the great Palestinian creators have expressed in their creative works, in particular the preservation of Palestinian national rights and Arab nationalism, inalienable rights”. “The International Institute of Palestine” was founded by a group of intellectuals to be the first institution to specialize in the collection of scientific knowledge on communities of Palestinian and Arab origin residing in the countries of the diaspora, as well as in some Arab countries.
Auction Artcurial Maroc will organize, on December 30 at Mamounia in Marrakech, the fifth edition of the auction “Un Winter Marocain” , an unmissable event for art lovers. This sale will consist of three major sessions: “Majorelle and its contemporaries” with works, in particular by Dinet, Girardet, Roubtzoff, Legrand, Ackein, “Modern and contemporary art” including works by artists such as Chaibia, Melehi, Glaoui , Cherkaoui, Matisse, Miro, Picasso, Hartung and Chagall as well as “African contemporary art” including works by Sidibé, Keita, Pilipili, Moke, Bertiers and Aboudia, indicates Artcurial Maroc in a press release. “If you wish to include works in this sale, our specialists in Marrakech and Paris are at your disposal for any free and confidential estimates”, underlines the auction house. Oscars In the midst of the nuclear crisis, the Tehran Short Film Festival which opened this week was admitted for the first time by the Academy American film in the group authorized to select works eligible for the prestigious Oscars. The academy confirmed by email to AFP that the Tehran Festival had been added “for the first time this year as the only qualifying festival in Iran for short films.” Nearly 200 films, including 127 Iranian short films, will be screened during the festival which opened on Tuesday and will end on Sunday. The jury is made up of five members – an Iranian, a French, an Italian, a Japanese and an Austrian. The Iranian request for approval was initially rejected by the Oscars which do not accept “free” festivals, but that of Tehran is, explained to AFP the president of the 38th festival, Sadegh Moussavi. “We replied that our country was under sanctions and that it is therefore impossible for those who wish to present their film to pay the registration fees. The academy finally agreed with our arguments and we are therefore the only free one. among the 130 festivals able to choose short films for the Oscars, ”he added. Tehran had to demonstrate to the American Academy that for 37 years film teachers and foreign filmmakers had come to Iran at the invitation of the festival. br Weekend files | News | Special elections | The dunces of the countryside | Libé + Summer | Summer Special | Retrospective 2010 | World | Company | Regions | Horizons | Economy | Culture | Sport | Foam of the day | Maintenance | Archives | Video | Expresso | In all Libé | Info | People | Editorial | Post Scriptum | Ticket | Rebounds | High-tech | Seen from here | Scalpel | Literary Chronicle | Ticket | Portrait | Day to day | Edito | On the spot | RETROSPECTIVE 2020 | RETROSPECTIVE ECO 2020 | RETROSPECTIVE USFP 2020 | RETROSPECTIVE SPORT 2020 | RETROSPECTIVE CULTURE 2020 | SOCIETY RETROSPECTIVE 2020 | WORLD RETROSPECTIVE 2020