Events and Updates

Color Splash [Season-1 (2015) & Season-2 (2016)]

LLH Hospital Musaffah– A Unit of VPS Healthcare, a holistic healthcare facility that delivers superior and personalized yet affordable services to the community in Musaffah - Abu Dhabi, concluded its second edition of inter-school painting competition, Color Splash 2016 with a highly attended and fun-filled event at Abu Dhabi Art Hub on 13thFebruary.

Color Splash’s second edition, comes as part of the hospital’s corporate social responsibility initiatives and seeks to inculcate a healthy lifestyle among the community. The competition invited participation from students in Abu Dhabi in three categories – class 1 – 3, class 4 – 6 and class 7 – 9. Topics revolve around health and hygiene. A cash prize of AED 3,000, AED 5,000 and AED 7,000 was given to the winner in each category respectively.

Color Splash 2016 saw the participation of over 1000 students from a number of schools across the three categories, which had the topics of – Eat Healthy Live Healthy, Health is Wealth and Prevention Better than Cure. To enter the competition, participants were required to create a painting in their respective category and have it certified by their school principal or art teacher as their handiwork and personally drop off at the LLH Hospital Musaffah. A panel of judges comprising artists from Abu Dhabi Art Hub chose the 60 finalists, consisting of 33 Juniors, 34 Middle and 33 Seniors, who were invited to the final round where they were required to create an artwork within a stipulated time on a topic given on the spot.

Alongside, all entries were displayed at a special art gallery set-up at LLH Hospital Musaffah. The paintings were put on display from 14th February and will remain open to viewers until 15th March.

Dr. Varun Katyal, Director Operations,LLH Hospital Musaffah, said: “We, at LLH Hospital Musaffah, firmly believe that our responsibility goes beyond delivering medical care for illnesses. We are equal partners with the government and community at large in preventing diseases and creating a healthy environment for the society in Abu Dhabi. At the same time, we recognize that healthy habits are best imbibed at a young age and art is a strong medium to stimulate young minds and create a lasting understanding of the importance of preventive healthcare. It also involves parents and serves as a reminder to them to continue a healthy lifestyle.

We are glad to have drawn such a strong participation, which indicates that we are on the right track. We will continue to host the competition each year and nudge the youth to take greater responsibility of their health.”

Winners of the competition across the Three categories are as follows:
  • Alexandria Leila, Gems World Academy, category class 1 – 3
  • Mohammed A I, The Model School, category class 4 – 6
  • Lulu Fahmi, Shining Star International School, category class 7 – 9

The Grand Finale was presided over by Mr. Ahmed Al Yafie – Owner and Founder Abu Dhabi Art Hub, winners were honored with a Certificate of Excellence, A Momento, A Gift Hamper along with the Cash at a glittering award ceremony held today at The Abu Dhabi Art Hub. All The participants will be awarded a certificate of appreciation.

Lulu Fahimi, winner in Senior School category said “I am very excited to have won the competition. I love to paint and the topic was very interesting. I will try to make the ideas on health that I have depicted as a way of life for myself and my family.”

In addition to Color Splash, LLH Hospital Musaffah hosts a range of awareness initiatives such as sponsoring, managing and participating in a wide range of health awareness campaigns. LLH Hospital Musaffah has received numerous prestigious awards and recognitions for its contribution to society.

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