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Artistic look at Thailand proves a winner.

WINNERS of the painting competition 'Thailand Through Your Eyes' were announced at an award ceremony last night.

The competition was staged at Bahrain Arts Society by the Royal Thai Embassy, to promote better understanding of Thailand and its people.

Winners were honoured at a ceremony on the society premises on Budaiya Road, which was attended by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Nazar Al Baharna, Thai Ambassador Suphat Chitranukroh and society president Ali Al Mahmeed.

Participants were categorised into two age groups -eight to 13, and 14 and 20 - and the contest was held on August 20 and 21.

Winners of the 14-20 age group were: First, Hussain Aqeel, who received BD400; second, Hend Ali Al Mahmeed, who received BD250; and joint third, Fatima Enas Mohammed Ali and Zahra Taher Al Bahrani, who shared the BD150 prize.

Joint first in the eight-13 age group were Avinash Sarandon and Vishal Thamizharasan, who shared the BD200 prize.

Joint second were Zahra Abdulrasool and Noor Adel Mousa, sharing the BD150 prize; and joint third were Roshna Sarandon and Zainab Hussain Al Mahdi, sharing the BD100 prize.

Winners also received certificates.

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Publication:Gulf Daily News (Manama, Bahrain)
Date:Aug 28, 2008
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