Ebrahim K. Kanoo, the sole distributor of Toyota vehicles in the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced the end of the 15th edition of the “Toyota Dream Car Art Contest” for 2021-2022.
The international platform where budding young artists are encouraged to unleash their creative imagination and help shape the future of mobility was launched in November, and saw a large number of creative submissions from across the kingdom.
Renowned local Bahraini artists, Ali Mirza and Amina Al Abassi supported this year’s edition of the contest and provided inspiring tips and techniques to the participants through informational videos released on Toyota Bahrain’s social media channels. The duo visited the Toyota showroom in Sitra to join Ebrahim K. Kanoo officials, who thanked them for their valuable partnership. The judging panel has begun shortlisting the winning entries from the three categories; under 7 years, 8-11 years old and 12-15 years old, with each category having three winners and cash prizes for all winning entries ranging from BD100 to BD250.
Ebrahim K. Kanoo Senior Manager of Toyota Marketing, Mr. Ayman Shehadeh reflected on this year’s edition commenting, “We are delighted with the incredible response this year’s edition has received and the genuinely inspirational artworks we have received. Despite the ongoing challenges, art has again proven its therapeutic benefit to overcome obstacles. we are thankful and happy to have played a part in bringing joy to the youth and hopefully igniting their creative talents.”
The winners will be announced at a later date, and the winning submissions will advance to the regional Toyota Dream Car Art Contest taking place in Dubai this year. Winners of the regional contest advance to the ‘World Contest’ to be held in Japan.