Youth Category

1st Winner
15000 Dirhams
2nd Winner
13000 Dirhams
3rd Winner
10000 Dirhams

The Award focuses on poetry for its well-established position in Arab and Islamic culture as a means of creative expression. The poetry of prophetic praises constitutes a wide space in Arabic literature in particular, and Islamic literature in general, and the award receives entries in Standard Formal Arabic only.

  1. The poem must adhere to the correct Arabic form and grammar.
  2. The poem should be written in the style and form of either vertical or free verse (tafilah) poetry.
  3. Each participant can participate with one poem only.
  4. If the poem is vertical, it should be between 15 – 30 verses.
  5. If the poem is free verse (tafilah), it should be between 20-35 sections.
  6. The poem topic is about the birth of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) or any part of his noble biography.


Dr. Talal Al Jenaibi

Ali Jaafar Al Allaq

Saleema Abdulla Al Mazrouei

Submitting artwork

Deadline 25 September 2022

Poetry and multimedia entries, and any questions and correspondences relating to the award should be addressed to the following email: award@albdr.ae