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Bank Sohar sponsors Oman Forum Media Award

MUSCAT, September 9, 2018


Bank Sohar is serving as the Official Sponsor of Oman Forum Media Award 2018.

Under the theme ‘Precious Home’, the first-of-its-kind accolade will be focused on local culture in a creative celebration of the nation’s heritage and cultural traditions through short videos on touristic, historical, and archaeological landmarks.

Organized by Sablat Oman Forum, the competition commenced on September 1, inviting young videographers to participate and showcase their talent through content that reflects the nation’s natural beauty. Set to conclude 45 days after its initial launch, the top three contestants will receive cash prizes after being selected by a panellist from the array of entries that are expected.

Sablat Oman Forum previously organized a similar competition where the focus was on still photography that achieved outstanding participation with over 1,000 people entering from across the Sultanate.

Ahmed Al Musalmi, CEO of Bank Sohar, said: “Our agenda is firmly set on targeting initiatives capable of delivering multifaceted benefits, bringing value to causes, people, and society as a whole, whilst enabling, empowering, and inspiring others along the way. Delivering such benefits motivate youth as well as other strategically selected segments of society, comprising a vehicle for positive social impact and discovering high-quality talent with the means of generating exposure.”

Abdullah Issa Abdullah, deputy manager of Sablat Oman, said, “Bank Sohar’s support to the Award demonstrates one approach to how modern enterprises can build capacity of youth, whilst preserving and promoting the cultural identity of the nation. By bringing skilled youth together in a passionate cultural exchange, we aim at providing them platform to showcase talent and creativity, boost their development, and encourage their contributions through content that highlight the cultural wealth of Oman. We offer sincere thanks to the bank for its support.”

In order to participate in the Bank sponsored competition, enthusiasts are advised to visit the official website s-oman.net, read all the instruction, fill-in a special registration form and upload their work along with the relevant documents latest on October 15. – TradeArabia News Service




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