Third day of Children’s Literature Festival continues in Yangon

Students participate in the painting event. Photo: Zaw Gyi
Students participate in the painting event. Photo: Zaw Gyi

By Zaw Gyi

The third day of Children’s Literature Festival was attended by a large numbers of visitors including parents, teachers and school children at No.6 Botahtaung High School, Yangon, yesterday.
The festival opens at 9 a.m and closes at 8 p.m. Some 90,000 visitors participated in this festival.
Many interesting games and programs such as story-telling, impromptu talks, poem recitations, drawing pictures, coloring papers and jigsaw puzzles are being conducted in it.
Daw Mu Mu, a staff officer of Education office, Yangon Western District, explained, “They display booths on education and learning aids for the school children who are very interested in this festival. I think that it can enhance their education and general knowledge as well.” Ma Ei Ei Moe, a student of No.4, Basic Education Middle School, Mayangone, added that they exhibit booths on Science laboratory, which is mainly shown ozone depletion, in this festival. I have seen other booths which exhibited from other schools. It is amusing to see a variety of entertainments and other school children. We gained a lot of knowledge by watching these programs, and can apply to use it in our studies.
Daw Soe Soe Win, a parent form Pazundaung Township, said, “I’ve brought my son to see this festival with the aim of gaining general knowledge. It is very interesting to see many booths on education and other science laboratories.
I suggest that the authority should hold this kind of festivals very often.”
Many students and parents including some 8,0000 school children in the first day, and some 90,000 visitors in the second day participated in this festival.
In the individual competition, there are some 56127 children took part in the game-playing, along with 16,628 children on 6th January, 22,648 children on 7th January and 16,851 yesterday totalling 56,127.

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