OneVoice Israel honored the 50 winners of its Imagine 2018 contest today in Tel Aviv, in partnership with Cinemathique's International Children's Film Festival.
The hall was packed with over than 250 people, including the winners, their families, OV staff and volunteers, as well as the Minister of Education Professor Yuli Tamir. Gilat Ankory led the ceremony, and Smadar Shir - a famous Israeli author - shared with the audience her experience as a young writer.
Professor Tamir spoke as well during the ceremony, and emphasized the importance of this project.
In addition, two representatives from OVP - Dalia Labadi and Nisreen Abdallah - were able to join the event. Nisreen read one of the winning Palestinian essays in Arabic, which was translated for the audience. We also gave the opportunity to one of the Israeli writers to read her story. It was very touching and moving.
The kids were very happy and exited about the ceremony and their families wanted to have more information about the movement.
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