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Shortlist announced for Britain’s oldest & most prestigious Muslim Awards

10th Apr 2018

The Muslim News PRESS RELEASE

Shortlist announced for Britain’s oldest & most prestigious Muslim Awards

The UK’s largest circulating Muslim newspaper, The Muslim News, announced the shortlist for its Sixteenth Muslim News Awards for Excellence event. The annual event recognises the very best of Muslim contribution to British society.

Each year, an independent panel of judges, shortlists and then selects winners in a range of 15 award categories, from media to sports, community development to education.

This year’s nominees include Salah El Brogy who is a dancer, choreographer and teacher and is shortlisted for the Arts award. His approach to dance reflects his spirituality rooted in Sufism and his Egyptian heritage. Poppy Jaman, who is shortlisted for Health award, is internationally respected mental health advocate and national policy advisor. Associate Professor Kal Karim has made a significant contribution to the field of chemistry through publications, patents and conferences. He has been shortlisted for Science award. They join an illustrious list of both sung and unsung heroes, all of whom, through their nomination alone, become role models for British Muslims.

The full shortlist with profiles can be found by clicking

The Shortlist

The Judging Panel

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence is the oldest of its kind in Britain. Unlike several imitations that have come and gone, The Muslim News Awards for Excellence is unique and special because of the dedication of an independent of judges who have no connection to the newspaper or its staff. Each year, a diverse panel from all walks of life come together to shortlist and select winners from a list of nominees, recommended by the many thousands of readers of The Muslim News. This year’s judges are http://muslimnews.co.uk/newspaper/awards/panel-of-judges/

 

The Awards’ Dinner

The winners will be announced at a gala dinner in central London on 23 April. Established as an annual event in 2000, The Muslim News Awards for Excellence has now become a major fixture in the British Muslim calendar. Previous guests of honour have included HRH The Prince of Wales and numerous senior members of the Government including Prime Ministers Tony Blair and David Cameron.

 

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Notes to Editors: The Muslim News is the UK’s largest circulating and oldest British Muslim newspaper

Nominations for The Muslim News Awards for Excellence come from the newspaper’s 150,000 plus readership, while shortlist and final judging conducted by an independent panel of judges

Award ceremony to be held 23 April in central London

To request a press pass for the awards dinner on 23 April, telephone 020 8863 8586 or email awards@muslimnews.co.uk

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