Maldives in still mode

Mezzo’s ‘Listen’ launching show

Posted in Music, Photography by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on May 15, 2008

This evening, at Olympus.

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Winners of the WACC photo competition: I’m a winner

Posted in About Me, Photography, Photojournalism by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on May 14, 2008

WACC is pleased to announce that its fifth photographic competition, run this year on the popular photo website Flickr, has been judged. More than 700 photographers from all over the world registered to participate.
The volume and quality of this year’s entries show that this year’s theme of Women and Communication is part of the thematic concerns of communicators across the world.
WACC congratulates all the entrants and thanks them for their submissions.
After much deliberation a final list of winners was announced by the Jury on Monday 12 May:
The Winners…….!

Hukuru Miskiy: A national treasure

Posted in BW, Culture, History by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on May 2, 2008

Hukuru Miskiy in Maldives is the oldest mosque of the country that was established in the year 1956. This old Friday mosque was set up during the reign of Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar I. Hukuru Miskiiy is known for its fine lacquer work and intricate woodcarvings.

Built with coral stones, the interior and exterior walls of the mosque are beautifully carved with Arabic writings and other ornamental designs. Different kinds of woods are used in the making of the doors, window frames and roof of Hukuru Miskiiy. If you visit the place, you can also find the various ancient tombstones erected in its compound.

Local Market: past, present & future…..!

Posted in Photography by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on May 1, 2008

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