(MENAFN - Arab News) Toyota Marketing Communications has announced the winners of the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest 2012 in Saudi Arabia, which this year attracted over 30 percent more entries than in 2011. Entries from the Kingdom's Western and Central regions were the highest with increases of 45.8 percent and 48.6 percent respectively.
"As in previous years the artworks submitted show that children in Saudi Arabia are highly talented and creative, with an amazing capacity to think outside the box and produce the most imaginative concepts of their dream car of the future, illustrating their passion for the world of cars," said Adel Ezzat, marketing director at Toyota-Abdul Latif Jameel (ALJ) Co. "My congratulations go to every single one of the entrants as well as the 15 children whose winning artworks will now be considered for entry in the world contest in Japan and who, if selected, will have the chance to win a trip to Japan. I also want to thank Toyota Motor Corporation for initiating this exciting global event and also the jury members and participants for their efforts in making this competition such a huge success."
"The Toyota Dream Car Art Contest has become an eagerly anticipated annual event and we received over 2,800 entries around the Kingdom this year," said Faisal Mirza, GM, communications and PR at Toyota-ALJ.
The 15 talented prize winners of the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest are: Age Group 13-15 years - Aysha Mohammad Ahmad Abol-Fateh, Nora Abdullah Hassan Al Saif, Batool Jawad Mosa Bukamsin, Sultan Attef Bakr Darwish and Mohamed Abdulahaleem Ibrahim Al Shahed.
Age Group 10-12 years - Amirah Shadia Bashir, Amani Aslam Khan, Ahmed Abdullah Othman Basheer, Khadija Omar and Bader Abdullatif Adel Abdulgawad. Under 10 years - Yosef Rasheed Alofi, Ahmed Khaled Ahmed Saklou, Maryam El Sayed, Hany Ghander, Zhra'a Mortada Jaafar Al Hamidi and Hussein Hesham AL Yazedi.