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July 17, 2019

Day 1 of Children’s Literary Festival sees high turnout

Childern’s Literary Festival in Tachilek is crowded with students and people on the first day. Photo: MNA
Childern’s Literary Festival in Tachilek is crowded with students and people on the first day. Photo: MNA

The Children’s Literary Festival, held at the Makar Ho Khan Basic Education High School in Tachilek Township, registered a high turnout until the closing time of 5 pm on the first day.
At the festival, school children presented action songs and Kyaukse Traditional Elephant Dance group gave their performances.
There were origami, coloring, drawing , block toys and team building game competitions.
At the first day literary talk program author Mg Lin Yeik gave a talk under the title of “Reading Habit” and author U Zayar “Youth and Dream”.
Authors U Aye Maung Kyaw, Mg Zayar and Mg Lin Yeik discussed under the topic of “Youth and Future”
There were booths displaying traffic rules, dangers of drug, human trafficking, Shan, Akha and Lahu culture, agriculture, ASEAN countries, math quiz, arts and science, general knowledge and knowledge of HIV.
There were also gallery by Kengtung Technological University and Computer University.
Furthermore, there are books that came out in 2018 are on display and children’s book shops. Refreshment was served to student at the festival by departmental, civilian organizations and donors. —MNA
(Translated by Alphonsus)

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