Young singers from Egypt's many cities named winners of Golden Voice competition
Ahram Online, , Sunday 23 Aug 2020
The winners include youth from Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said, Minya, Luxor and numerous other cities

With the closing of the 5th edition of the Golden Voice competition, Egypt's Minister of Culture Ines Abdel Dayem distributed awards to the winners during an official ceremony that took place last week.

The prizes were given to young people from many cities across Egypt.

The winners are as follows:

1st prize: Mohamed Ahmed Ahmed from Port Said

2nd prize: Asmaa Abdo Ahmed from Dakhaleya

3rd prize: Mohamed Ali Sabry from Minya

4th prize: Karim Haraji Ahmed from Luxor

5th prize: Rahma Dhahi Abou Al-Hamad fromQalyubia

6th prize: Mohamed Tarek Mostafa from Alexandria

7th prize: Islam Mohamed Farouk from Assiut

8th prize: Abdallah Mohamed Labib from Cairo

9th prize: Mazen Helmy al-Sayed from Giza

10th prize: Farah El-Sayed Amr from Alexandria

The first 10 winners are offered a scholarship to study at the House of Arab Singing.

In addition, the jury conferred special recognition certificates to Ibrahim Mohamed Ismail (North Sinai), Dina Saher Lotfi (Giza), Ahmed Subhi Ahmed (Beheira), Mustafa Hanafi Salah (Alexandria) and Ahmed Mohamed Saad (Giza).

Over 120 young people reached the finals of this year's edition of Golden Voice, which held its first round in February, followed by a second round held online.

Organised by the Cultural Development Fund, a body operating under the Ministry of Culture, the competition welcomes participants aged between 18 and 30.

The annual Golden Voice competition was launched by renowned singer Mohsen Farouk (1961-2017).

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