The State of Israel has extended its 60 year old bible contest to Africa. Nigeria and Angola held the 1st edition on the continent last year and as the 2nd edition opens, more African countries have joined in the contest.
Israel’s first Prime Minister welcomed the creation of the bible contest in 1958, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the State of Israel.
Israel has a place in history for the major religions of the world, especially Christianity. It prides itself as the country of the bible.
It is no surprise then that the State of Israel hosts an annual bible contest, an event that is now extended to Africa.
At the unveiling of the logo and theme for the 2nd edition of the contest, the ambassador made an announcement about the country’s spaceship.
One thousand, seven hundred Nigerians participated in the 1st edition of the contest with the 3 top winners getting all expense paid trips to the holy land of Jerusalem on pilgrimage.