"Words of Hope" is an Arabic-German Writing Contest. With Workshops, a Call for Submissions, an international jury and an Award Ceremony.

The Jury has decided on the best texts. Thanks to everyone who participated! These are the winners:

Rahaf Abdullah
Ibrahim Almeslat
Waad Al-Hussein
Wajeeh Zedan

and the three best:

Jwan Ali
Manar Belal
Yazan Kassem Issa

The texts will be published in 2023 in an Arabic-German anthology. We will inform you here and on social media about it.

This is our Arabic-German Jury:

Marwa Melhem
Charlotte Warsen
Faten El
Ramy Alasheq

A Project by

Kulturkabinett e. V.

Funded by