At Google, we like to reflect the ever changing world of our users through the logo designs on our homepage. These different versions of the Google logo are called "doodles". They celebrate different people, events or special dates and, until now, have been designed by our original doodler, Dennis Hwang.
For the first time in Egypt and the Middle East, the Doodle 4 Google Competition was launched in celebration or commemoration of the Orphan's Day taking place on April 3rd 2009. In cooperation with our partners, we asked Egyptian orphans to create their own doodle around the theme 'My Egypt'.
On March 20th, 150 orphans got together with the local Google team to design their own doodle to celebrate their country, culture and traditions. The winner will be selected by a public vote that is open until the 28th of March.
Over 100,000 Egyptians voted to select the winning doodle for 2009 competition. Results were very close:
The winner of 2009 Egypt D4G Competition is:
Sameh Fadel (15 Years) from AlShabat AlMuslimat Orphanage.
Sameh's winning doodle will appear on the
Google Egypt homepage on 3rd April 2009.
Official D4G - Egypt photo album.