Mahmoud Kahil Award for comics
Rada Sawwaf, Lama Tammam Salam, Dr Fadlo Khuri president of AUB, Jihad el Khazen founder of Asharq Al Awsat newspaper, Busher Azem and Lina Ghaibeh director of the initiative.
«Mutaz and Rada Sawwaf Arabic Comics Initiative», academic association based at AUB to support research, production and archiving of Arab comics, hosted an awards ceremony following a competition in which 200 professional cartoonists from 11 Arab countries participated.
The ceremony took place during a dinner held at Biel in the presence of politicians and VIP’s, during which several awards were presented and the winner of Mahmoud Kahil award was the Jordanian artist Amjad Rasmi from the daily Asharq Al- Awsat.
Lina Ghaibeh, Jihad el Khazen and Rada Sawwaf with the jordanian, egyptian, lebanese and syrian winners of the Mahomoud Kahil award.