Organized as part of the celebration of World Teachers’ Day, this 1st edition devoted to children’s and youth literature was set up at the initiative of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the promotion of social works in education/training, in partnership with the Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research.
The Cultural and Artistic Excellence Award, which is part of the Foundation’s activities in the cultural field to promote the openness of educational frameworks to the sciences and the arts and consequently to nourish their teaching practices, has the aim of encouraging talents among its members in order to contribute to the enrichment of the national cultural and artistic heritage.
In the comic strip category, 3 laureates were awarded, namely M’hamed Ezzouine (1st place), artist and middle school teacher of arts, followed by Ahmed Rouissa (in 2nd position), graduate of the National School of Fine Arts in Tetouan and the Regional Center for Education and Training Trades in Tangier. The 3rd place went to Omaima Kziz, an Arabic language teacher and literature, and poetry enthusiast.
In the category of the educational anthem, Mohamed Khalfaoui Hassani, teacher of music education in Fez, was awarded the 1st position, followed by the laureate of the Agadir Music Conservatory in lute and the educational framework, Ibrahim Aït Charghin, and finally, Samir Bahajin, who currently assures the mission of educational supervision at the Regional Academy of education-training of Fès-Meknes.