14 January 2020
Pyin Oo Lwin Children’s Literature Festival began on Monday. Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint and many other officials as well as students ceremonially opened the festival at the Basic Education High School No.1. In his address, the Union Minister highlighted the 3 objectives of holding the Children’s Literature festivals.
He also said the literature festivals can help the children acquire reading habit and increase their knowledge. The spirit of working together with others needs to be instilled at a young age as efforts are being made to establish a prosperous nation.
The opening ceremony continued with performances by students. After the opening ceremony, the Union Minister observed the competitions, literature seminars, entertainment programmes, many types of booths and charity food serving. Children’s Literature festivals have been held since 2016 at the national-level, district-level and regional programmes.
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