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Under the patronage of Tahnoon bin Mohammed, Hazza bin Tahnoon bin Mohammed honours winners of 2nd Kanz Al Jeel 'Treasured Sayings' Award

Under the patronage of Tahnoon bin Mohammed, Hazza bin Tahnoon bin Mohammed honours winners of 2nd Kanz Al Jeel (Treasured Sayings) Award
23 Nov 2023 09:53

ABU DHABI (ALETIHAD)

Sheikh Hazza bin Tahnoon bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Under-Secretary of the Abu Dhabi Ruler's Representative at the Al Ain Region Court, has honoured the winners of the 2nd Kanz Al Jeel Award (Treasured Sayings) during a ceremony held at the Zayed Central Library in Al Ain City, as part of Al Ain Book Festival, taking place until 25 November 2023, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tahnoon bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in Al Ain Region.

During his visit to Al Ain Book Festival, Sheikh Hazza bin Tahnoon toured a number of pavilions and publishing houses participating in the event, reaffirming Al Ain City’s position as a regional hub for culture and innovation. 

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tahnoon bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, the Kanz Al Jeel Award is organised by the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre, part of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, to honour outstanding works of poetry, literature and culture that have helped enrich Nabati poetry, a vernacular oral tradition unique to the Gulf region and the Arab world and with strong roots in Emirati heritage.

This year, the Kanz Al Jeel Award received a notable increase in submissions with a total of 264 entries across its six categories, with nominees from 27 countries including 17 Arab nations.

Source: Aletihad - Abu Dhabi
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