At The National Program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency ‘Tarsheed’’s sixth annual celebration on April 18th , held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani the Emir of Qatar, His Excellency the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani,
will honor all the winners of Tarsheed Competitions including the latest one namely: the Sustainability Film Project competition.
The competition, an initiative of Tarsheed in cooperation with ConocoPhillips’ Global Water Sustainability Center (GWSC) and Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC), aims to raise awareness and showcase the community’s diverse viewpoints on a sustainable future. Through Tarsheed Program Kahramaa aims to reduce electricity and water consumption in the country.
With this new development, the dates of the competition have changed. The submission deadline is now April 16th, and shortlisted candidates will be announced on April 17th. The winners will be named and honored at the Tarsheed event on April 18th
Due to popular demand, the Sustainability Film Project competition is now open to anyone, or any team of up to three members. Candidates can enter one of three categories: university students, high school students, and independent contributors, or non-students. There will be a first, second, and third place winner for each group.
Candidates can work individually or in teams to produce a 30 to 60 second video in English or Arabic. Videos should be focused on the topic of ‘water and energy conservation’ or ‘a sustainable lifestyle.’ Winners are eligible to win different high-tech prizes.
For this inaugural competition, the entries will be judged by ConocoPhillips, Kahramaa, and QGBC representatives. On May 7th, the first, second, and third place winners of each category will be recognized at a special awards ceremony at Qatar National Library.
To find out more information – including how to participate – please visit www.qatargbc.org