Naji Naaman literary prizes 2019:
60 new prizewinners
With 2386 participants in competition, from sixty seven countries, writing in twenty seven languages and dialects: Albanian, Arabic (literary and several spoken dialects), Bamum, Chinese (traditional and simplified), English, Euskara, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Maltese, Moldovan, Montenegrin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish, Turkish and Welsh, the seventeenth picking season of Naji Naaman literary prizes (2019) rewarded 60 new prizewinners:
1- Merit prizes: Andrea H. Hedes (Romania); Andreea Magdalena Untaru (Romania); Cristina Bodlev (Moldova); Daouda Mbouobouo (Cameroon); Debasish Lahiri (India); Wissam Al-Obeidi (Iraq).
2- Creativity prizes: Abdelhamid Chaouki (Morocco); Agnès Marin (France); Aissa Hadibi (Algeria); Ashok Chakravarthy Tholona (India); Au Yeung Hok Him/Solomon (China); Beverly M. Collins (USA); Carole Folloni (France); Devshree Tiwari (India); Duan Guang’an (China); Eduardo Moreno Alarcon (Spain); Eman Khalid Bahnasy (Syria/UAE); Ester Cecere (Italia); Florentina Chifu (Romania); Hasier Agirre (Spain); Janina Osewska (Poland); Liang Jilin (China); Lidia Chiarelli (Italy); Loredana Alina Stan (Romania); Maria Miraglia (Italy); Mihaela Gudana (Romania); Paola Ippolito (Argentine); Rita Pacilio (Italy); Saad-Eddine Shahine (Palestine); Senel Gokce (Turkey); Sonia Elvireanu (Romania); Valentin Iacob (Romania); Violeta Daniela Mindru (Romania); Walid Abdallah (Egypt); Zoran Raonic (Montenegro).
3- Honour prizes (for complete works): Antonio Nazzaro (Italia/Venezuela); Gérard Adam (Belgium); Hélène Cardona (USA/France/Spain); Huguette Bertrand (France/Canada); Ivo Mijo Andric (Croatia); Khusan Tursunov (Uzbekistan); Laura Garavaglia (Italy); Li Shangchao (China); Luzlim Tafa (Kosovo); Mariana Negru (Romania); Masaro Morita (Japan); Matt Duggan (UK); Milijan Despotovic (Serbia); Muhammad Al-Fadhel Sulayman (Tunisia); Najah Ibrahim (Syria); Najib Kayyali (Syria); Patricia Prime (New Zealand); Peter Thabit Jones (Wales - Cymru); Rajko Jolicic (Montenegro); Sigrid Bergie Feliciano (USA); Thierry Retailleau (France); Veronica Golos (USA); Yi Dian (China); Zuhair Bahnam Burda (Iraq); and out of the competition: Raamaa Chandramouli (India).
During next August, laureates will find their chosen texts printed (integrally or in part) in the prizes' yearbook within the free of charge literary series published by Naji Naaman Foundation for Gratis Culture (FGC), and shall receive an appropriate attestation granting them the honorary title of member of Maison Naaman pour la Culture.
Released in 2002, Naji Naaman literary prizes are awarded to authors of the most emancipated literary works in content and style, aiming to revive and develop human values.
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Members of Immagine & Poesia, recipient of the NAJI NAAMAN LITERY PRIZE:
Creativity Prizes: Lidia Chiarelli, Maria Miraglia (Italy)
Honour Prizes: Huguette Bertrand (Canada), Hélène Cardona (USA), Laura Garavaglia (Italy), Peter Thabit Jones (Wales, UK)