Under the title “41st Moushumi Children Competition”, Bangladesh Shishu Academy arranged a national level contest, where the child artistes from eight divisions participated. The prize giving ceremony was recently held on the Academy premises.The ceremony began with a cultural event demonstrating musical soiree, dance presentation and poetry recitation. At the event, a discussion was also held. Presided over by Shishu Academy chairman Selina Hossain, State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki was present as special guest, while Secretary of the Ministry Nasima Begum was present as special guest. A number of noted social and cultural personalities, poets, writers and journalists were also present at the event.
Children from Mymensingh division received awards in the quiz competition category, while Rangpur division received award in group dance, Bogra district from Rajshahi division received award for debate competition, children of Jessore district from Khulna division received the award for wall magazine and child artistes of Kishoreganj district from Dhaka division were awarded for a chorus rendition of a patriotic song.
The child artistes took part in five categories– quiz, group dance, debates, wall magazine and chorus of patriotic rendition.