Coordination meeting held for Children’s Literature Festival

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Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint addresses the Children’s Literature Festival coordination meeting at Monywa University Convocation Hall in Sagaing on 7 October 2017. Photo: MNA

A coordination meeting for the Children’s Literature Festival was held yesterday morning at Monywa University Convocation Hall, Sagaing Region, where Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint said the festival was being held for the happiness of the children and to support the proper and systematic development of children that in turn will play a part in supporting a fully democratic nation.
Dr. Zaw Win, Sagaing Region Minister for Social Affairs and the Children’s Literature Festival Organising Committee chairman, explained about the preparations being made to hold the festival and relevant officials of committees explained their completed works.
Afterwards, Information and Public Relations Department (IPRD) Acting Director-General U Ye Naing provided additional explanation about preparation for the festival, while Sagaing Region
Chief Minister Dr Myint Naing added that the Monywa Children’s Literature Festival will be conducted in an all-round outstanding way. The Union Minister, Chief Minister and regional minsters then viewed the preparations made in the convocation hall where the Children’s Literature Festival will be held and viewed places where books will be shown and contests will be held, construction of about 200 exhibition booths, a puppet show stage and the surroundings of the convocation hall .
At the Children’s Literature Festival, the city of Sagaing is arranging to show jade art and cane weaving art, Bawditahtaung stone cutting art, blankets, pillows and mattresses and products made from old tires from Monywa Township will be demonstrated. Additionally within the convocation hall and outside, magic and puppet shows of interest to the children will be shown, while Sayagyi Min Thuwun’s children’s poems and arts will be displayed in a separate room just inside the entrance to the hall, it is learnt.
Union Minister Dr Pe Myint then went to the Sagaing Region IPRD office and met with the staff. Later, the Union Minister went to sub printing house (Monywa) and inspected the printing press, staff houses and work being done.

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