Children’s Literature Festival held in Thanlyin

Students observe the experiment in science laboratory at Children’s Literature Festival in Thanlyin. Photo: Zaw Min Latt
Students observe the experiment in science laboratory at Children’s Literature Festival in Thanlyin. Photo: Zaw Min Latt

Children’s literature festival was being held at No.2 B.E.H.S, Thanlyin Township in Yangon, yesterday morning.
The festival was held with the aim of providing opportunities for the children to grow their love for literature and culture so that their reading habits can develop gradually.
This festival was being took place in 14 districts including Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay, Mawlamying, Taunggyi and Yangon from 9a.m to 5pm. Dr. Thida Tin, Deputy Director General of Information and Public Relations Department said, “The children can get many benefits such as enjoyment, higher thinking skills, love of reading and literature, patriotism, a spirit of serving the interest of the country, and full of vigour to overcome every obstacle in their life by celebrating this kind of festival.” At the opening ceremony, Deputy Director General of Information and Public RelationsDepartment Dr. Thida Tin, Southern Yangon District Administrator U Myo Kyaw, Deputy Director of U Soe Thaik, Yangon Region Hluttaw Representative U Aung Naing Tun cut the ribbons. The students entertained variety dances.
Then, departmental heads and inviting guests looked around the children’s literature festival together.
This festival is very amusing and will be held till 30 January 2018. —Min Thit (MNA)

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