Award for Arts

About the Award

The Farouk Hosny Foundation Award for Arts is an annual award to support artistic and cultural excellence.

The award is presented annually by the foundation’s Board of Trustees in the presence of prominent leaders of Egypt’s cultural scene and is covered by reputable media and PR outlets.

The Farouk Hosny Foundation Award for Arts is awarded to a contemporary emerging or established Egyptian artist as voted and selected by the Judging Committee based on creative input and artistic uniqueness and excellence.


The application of the first round of the Farouk Hosny Foundation Award for Arts will open on October 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted til November 1, 2019. The finalists will be contacted on December 15, 2019 upon which they will need to submit the original art work by December 25, 2019.

Award Ceremony

The winner will be announced and awarded the prize on January 21, 2020. A group art exhibition for the winning and finalists art works will be also inaugurated and held till January 31, 2020.

The Prize

The Farouk Hosny Foundation Award for Arts consists of a medal and a cash prize (EGP 50,000), as well as an art exhibition of the winning art work of the winner and the finalists. The finalists also receive certificates of appreciation.

Judging Committee

Eligibility and Guidelines

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