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Katara Novel and Fine Art Competition


Staying home may be a bit of a challenge for some, especially for those who are fond of being out and about. However, knowing how significant your actions can be in current times, it is incredibly important to avoid going outside (unless necessary).

As you support the country’s efforts in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and stay home, you can utilize your time in several activities hosted by Katara Cultural Village.

Painting the cover of the Katara Prize for Arabic Novel 2020 publications:

Unpublished novels

Published novels

Unpublished novels for boys

The winner of the best cover for each novel will receive USD 500. Publishing the winning painting on the cover of the novel and mentioning the artist’s name in the publication. The reserved rights of the winning painting will be owned by Katara.

Terms and Conditions:

– Painting size (hand drawing): 19 cm long and 16 cm wide. The painting size can be enlarged while maintaining the aspect ratio.

– Submit the painting in JPG format.

– No signature on the canvas.

– Artists can participate with more than one painting for more than one novel.

– The painting should reflect and express the content of the novel.

For more information email: covers@kataranovels.com. The deadline to submit your artwork is July 15, 2020.

Click here to participate. www.kataranovels.com

Language: English

Date: June 18 – August 31

Time: 8:00 am to 10:00 pm


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