Ooredoo captivates talented youth with Shababiah Art Competition

MUSCAT: Celebrating the artistry of the youth and those young at heart, Ooredoo concluded the Shababiah Art Competition with an awards ceremony at its headquarters in Muscat. Launched at the Higher College of Technology to promote engaging content that connects with Omani youth, contestants were given the creative freedom to design their own creative interpretation using Shababiah’s official logo, with winners receiving cash prizes, recognition for their work and the opportunity to become an integral part of the brand.
The competition received thousands of interactions and the top five entries beat hundreds of other contestants to take home highly lucrative cash prizes. Ismail bin Said al Hajji received RO 1,500 as the competition’s first place winner, followed by Mai bint Mohammed al Alawi 2nd place who won RO 1,100 for her efforts. Coming in 3rd place, Ibaa bint Ahmed al Rawahi took home RO 1,000, joining 4th place Rawia bint Abdullah al Khalili and Manal bint Juma al Battashi in 5th place, who each won RO 700 and RO 300 respectively.
Manar bint Mohammed al Lawati, Senior Proposition Manager – Multi Brand, Consumer Marketing at Ooredoo, said, “Since its launch, Shababiah has earned its place in the hearts of more than 1 million customers, showing how fast Oman’s first user-generated brand has connected with the general public. Our approach, which aims to include input from youth every step of the way, extends to every aspect of Shababiah, from the stunning artwork that represents the brand to the cost-effective products and services it inspires. I would like to congratulate our winners on a job well done and look forward to seeing their contributions inspire users throughout Oman, on our website and across our social media channels.”
Shababiah has gained a reputation as the youth of Oman’s lifestyle partner of choice by offering unique sponsorships, events, movie premiers and exciting competitions that empower them with opportunities to showcase their skills and personalities. The brand’s dedicated data bundles were specifically designed to appeal to data-centric and tech savvy customers, consistently attracting the young and the young at heart with best-in-class digital solutions.