Kuwait is to participate with seven e-content projects in the World Summit Award which will be held in the Estonian capital Tallin at the end of this month, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences announced Saturday.
WSA is an award that promotes smart content and awards e-content that contributes to a true knowledge society and promotes it at a global congress. The three-day event (from August 29-31) will bring together renowned multimedia experts from all parts of the world.
The panel, then, will judge the best contents and most innovative applications. All nominated products from each country are evaluated in a three-round judging process, and subsequently, the 40 world's best e-Contents and applications are selected.
Getting into the spirit of engaging in world events, Kuwait has nominated seven winning e-content projects to represent the country in this prestigious event, Kuwait Electronic Award Secretary-General Manar Al-Hashash told KUNA.She noted that WSA has eight categories that reflect the most crucial social issues of every-day life. These categories are: e-Government and Open Data, e-Health and Environment, e-Learning and Science, e-Entertainment and Games, e-Culture and Tourism, e-Media and Journalism, e-business and Commerce and e-Inclusion and Empowerment.
"Zakat House" is to compete in the e-Government and Open Data categories, Al-Hashash went on saying. "Beatona" Kuwait's official electronic environment website is to participate in the e-Health and Environment category, 'Kuwaiti Engineer for Construction and Decoration" is nominated for the e-learning and Science category, "Majedphotos" is named for e-Entertainment and Games category, "Kuwait Dhows" is to engage in the e-Culture and Tourism list, "Sheeel.com" also is named in e-Business and Commerce group, lastly, "Directaid" website is nominated to participate in the e-Inclution and Empowerment section of the award.
Al-Hashash congratulated the nominees for tremendous efforts in developing their e-content that allowed them to engage in international venues. She wished them success and luck in the competition.
Via : Kuwait News Agency.
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