‘Our City’ Media Festival of Qom Calls for Entries

‘Our City’ Media Festival of Qom Calls for Entries

The first edition of “Our City” media festival, organized by the Qom Municipality, calls on participants to submit their works for the event, scheduled to take place this fall.

The event is divided into several sections including text-based products, visual products and scientific papers.

The media festival is held in the following sections:

Main Section:

  1. Text-based productions:
  • News / Report / Interview / Headline / Essay and Analysis
  1. Visual productions:
  • Photo / Photo album / Cartoon / Poster
  1. Video-content and audio productions:
  • News report / Documentary / Short film and Clip / Motion graphics and Animation / Podcast
  1. Scientific productions
  • Academic Articles / Academic Thesis

Special Section:

  • Urban media in cyberspace
  • Special productions of social networks & domestic & foreign messenger apps

Festival Awards

  • Special jury award for selected works
  • Specialized topics: 50 million Rials
  • Special topics: 30 million Rials

Specialized Topics

  1. Islamic governance and management in the city
  • Coordinated and integrated urban management
  • Islamic Council of the city
  • Economy of resistance in urban management
  1. Identity and body of the city
  • Detailed plan & urban development
  • Recreation & centrality of the holy shrine
  • Urban landscape & Islamic-Iranian architecture
  • The city throughout history
  • ‌Brand & urban symbols of Qom
  1. Main programs for improvement of life quality
  • Vision document 1414
  • Development of knowledge and skills in urban management
  • Development of tourism and pilgrimage
  1. Construction & Growth
  • civil projects
  • Urban infrastructure plans
  1. Traffic & transportation
  • Public transportation
  • Clean & human-centered transportation
  • City thoroughfares
  1. Urban environment & quantitative & qualitative development of green spaces
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental pollutions
  • Urban safety & resilience
  • Organizing urban jobs
  1. Smart city
  • Communication infrastructures
  • Electronic services
  • Smart citizen
  • Creative City
  • General topics

General Topics

  1. Values in the field of urban management
  • Mahdism & the city of waiting
  • Islamic-Iranian & revolutionary identity of Qom city
  • Sacrifice & martyrdom
  • City jurisprudence & urban management jurisprudence
  1. city & citizens’ lifestyles
  • Citizen engagements
  • Ethics & culture of citizenship
  • Citizenship in urban management
  • Social vitality / healthy recreations
  1. World City
  • Urban diplomacy
  • International religious, scientific & cultural discourse

Special Topics

  1. Day of Qom
  • The religious status & identity of the city
  • Introducing the obvious & hidden capacities of Qom
  1. Silent aspects of urban management in public opinion
  1. Coronavirus in the city
  • City situation, performance & urban management measures in coronavirus crisis
  • Media subjects & ideas in controlling and preventing coronavirus outbreaks


–  Deadline for submitting works: July 22-November 20

–  Festival Secretariat Address: 6th floor, Qom Municipality, Imam Musa Sadr Blvd., Qom.

–  Email: [email protected]

–  For more information please contact: +98 2536104730

–  Festival Website: https://www.qom.ir/mfs/

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