KUWAIT: McDonald’s Kuwait wrapped up its My Heritage competition with a showcase and awards ceremony, held on Wednesday evening at the McDonald’s Corniche restaurant. The competition which had concluded on February 28th was open to all members of the local community, providing a platform for them to display their creativity, imagination and artistic skills while also highlighting Kuwait’s heritage, culture and traditions.


We are extremely pleased with the number of amazing submissions we received for our My Heritage competition. The participants displayed an impressive range of creativity and talent, and were able to capture the rich heritage of Kuwait in so many rich ways. The result was this incredible showcase some of the best elements of Kuwait’s culture said Sherif Coutry, Marketing Director of McDonald’s Kuwait.


McDonald’s Kuwait had called upon people across Kuwait to enter the My Heritage competition, which included two different submission categories. Participants were able to take part in either one or both of the categories, by either submitting photos or pictures depicting Kuwaiti heritage – including landmarks, traditions, and customs – or by creating drawings or paintings to showcase this heritage.


Throughout the evening. Members of the public were able to browse the works of art on display and vote for their favorites. At the end of the showcase, Joy Anne Masigla-Santo sand Peringode Unnikrishnan were named the winners of the photography category, Umme Habiba Mohammad Anjam (Pakistani) and Fatimah Salman were selected as the winners in the drawings and paintings category, and all four winners were awarded with KWD 500 Each.


“At Mcdonald’s Kuwait we are always looking to support and nurture local talents and provide platforms and outlets for the members of the local community to express their creative and artistic skills. The My Heritage competition is truly one of our best efforts to date. I am proud of the works of art that this competition has produced and of the role we played to support these budding local artists.”