Main Activities

  • Symposia to promote knowledge of the OIC and the host country and their role -as the collective voice of Muslims- in facing current global challenges, including combating terrorism and the rejection of extremism and radicalism especially among the youth.
  • Children’s theater to present appropriate outstanding artwork.
  • Plastic arts and handicrafts exhibition.
  • Exhibition of popular meals and different culinary arts.
  • Exhibition of national and traditional popular costumes.
  • Book fair and exhibition of scientific innovations
  • Exhibition of humanitarian activities undertaken by the host country
  • Symposia on tourism and economic activities in the host countries
  • Film and documentary shows and folkloric plays
  • Organizing a poetry contest (in the three OIC languages) and the composition of a song conveying the Islamic principles of tolerance, respect and the unity and solidarity of the Muslim Ummah and highlighting Islam’s tolerance. The song shall be performed by select singers from the Muslim world in the three languages of the OIC.
  • Allocating a corner in all event venues to highlight the Palestinian heritage and products and a gallery for photos of Islamic and Christian monuments in Al-Quds.
  • Open lectures given by some literature, intellectual and social figures. The themes shall be selected in agreement between the General Secretariat and the host country.
  • Honoring outstanding creators from member states during the closing ceremony of the event.
  • Honoring outstanding authors of literature and scientific books who received international awards, during the closing ceremony of the festival, translation of their literary and scientific works to the three languages of the OIC at the Organization’s expense, and their printing and distribution to OIC member states and institutions. This shall be done by a special joint OIC and host country committee.
  • Awarding a prize or a certificate of recognition to pay tribute to a leader or artistic, literary or sports figure from member states. The committee shall be selected by a special joint OIC and host country committee.

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