Canon Middle East has announced the launch of first of its kind AKTASHIF program in the Middle East to support the next generation to discover their creative passion.
The program targets youth aged 14 - 25 in the Middle East and invites them to share their stories, discover their passion, develop their talents and kick-start creative businesses in the areas of photography, videography and printing.
The AKTASHIF program includes a competitions, video series, workshops and resources for youth and their teachers.
Youth will learn how to turn their creative passion into a career. They will learn how to make a creative business concept, portfolio and website.
At the end of the program, several youth will be awarded with Canon gear and one grand prize winner will receive 15,000 AED in cash, 15,000 AED worth of Canon gear and a year-long membership at a local business incubator.
A year-long membership at a local entrepreneurship incubator where the winner can launch his or her business
Several youth participants will receive Canon gear. The Grand Prize winner will receive a 15,000 AED cash prize, 15,000 AED worth of Canon products and an annual membership at a local entrepreneurship incubator to get their creative business idea off the ground.
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Visit the Canon AKTASHIF program website to learn about the competition modules and requirements: https://en.canon-me.com/aktashif-program.