‘Kulafihin Dhivehi Raajje’ Art Competition Held at Fushifaru Maldives Resort

PUBLISHED October 10, 2021 | updated October 10, 2021 02:43

On Saturday; October 9, 2021, Fushifaru Maldives held the much-anticipated Art Competition titled, ‘Kulafihin Dhivehi Raajje’ - an endeavor from Fushifaru Maldives Resort to revive and preserve the rich and inimitable Maldivian culture; joined by local talents from different islands of beautiful Lhaviyani Atoll, a special visiting artist, guest judges and special invitees from the islands. 

The event was inaugurated with appreciation words by the General Manager of Fushifaru Maldives Resort, Mr. Ahmed Siaar. Competition began at 1030am and the participants were given 1 hour to complete their drawings. The winner was selected based on precision, attention to detail, creativity/originality, use of color and overall appearance. Mr Scott Vickers & Mrs Laurie Nickersons participated as the guest judges of “Kulafihin Dhivehi Raajje” Art Competition. 

Extremely talented local artist, Ms. Maisha Yoosuf (well-known by the name of Gulsampa), a graphic designer by profession and an illustrator at heart along with students from Ifthithaah School, Lhaviyani Atoll School, Hinnavaru School and Olhuvelifushi School participated in the event. 

Winners of 'Kulafihin Dhivehi Raajje' Art Competition was awarded with the following prizes;  

- 1st Price Winner; Complimentary stay at Fushifaru Maldives Resort 

   Name of the Winner: Chamara Gedara Najith Nethsara Gunawardhana, Grade 7, Ifthithaah School  

- 2nd Place Winner: A 42” Smart Television by Fushifaru Maldives Resort 

  Name of the Winner: Shamaan Saeed, Grade 12, Olhuvelifushi School 

About Fushifaru Maldives Resort 

Located in the heart of Lhaviyani Atoll, Fushifaru Maldives presents an Island experience like no other. Just a 35-minute breath-taking seaplane flight away from Velana International Airport. Your journey to Fushifaru Maldives starts with views of azure blue waters of the Indian Ocean and over remote islands. The resort offers a wide range of services and facilities for guests. whether for a romantic honeymoon or a special family getaway, the resort combines the intimacy of a small boutique resort with an upscale service tending to your every need and comfort. 

For more information about Fushifaru Maldives, visit: https://www.fushifaru.com/ 


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