Monday, December 12, 2011

Closing ceremony of eighth Heritage Competition 2011

Architectural Heritage Department at Dubai Municipality concluded the eighth session of

Heritage competition for schools students, which included a wide range of heritage activities and

contests. The closing ceremony was in the Falcons and Heritage Sports Center in Nad Al Sheba,


Eng. Rashad Bukhash, Director of Architectural Heritage Department said: We do not consider

this competition as a field to compete, but we consider it as a national educational program

aimed at creating a better generation who are aware of our heritage, culture and tradition

keeping pace with the modern technology and education.

Eng. Abdullah Raffia, Assistant Director General, activity in charge in the Ministry of Education

and number of judges, department heads and students participating in the program with their

families, attended the ceremony.

The ceremony started with Holy Qur’an followed by the speeches of Eng. Abdullah, Eng. Rashad

Bukhash, and representative of Ministry of Education, in addition to a set of national anthems

by Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum School. There was a program called Word of Nation by

National School Dubai, Al Barsha.

The winners were honoured, taken group photo and accompanied to talk briefly about their

work to the Committee members who provided them with support and encouragement.

Photo :

Eng. Rashad Bukhash and officials visit the works of students


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