Winners of Dh11 million Arab Reading Challenge to be announced on 8.30pm on Monday, September 20, 2021.
21 September 2021, 12:00 AM
30 September 2021, 12:00 AM
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will attend the closing ceremony, which will crown the winner of the 5th edition of the Arab Reading Challenge from among five finalists.
Millions of arab viewers will watch the live telecast of the closing ceremony of the Arab Reading Challenge on Monday, September 20.
96,000 schools from 52 countries participated in the competition with contestants from 14 Arab countries and 38 foreign countries with Arab diaspora.The 2019 challenge had witnessed only 13.5 million participants.
The “Best School” takes away Dh1 million award, while the “Outstanding Supervisor” will bag a cash prize of Dh300,000. The Arab Reading Champion takes home Dh500,000 cash prize, bringing the cumulated prizes to be distributed to Dh11 million.
This edition of the reading challenge attracted 21 million participants which are the highest ever number in the challenge’s history so far.