‘Children of letters’ at Walled City

LAHORE - The three-day Children Literature Festival kicked off Saturday in Walled City.  Minister for Schools Education Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan inaugurated the festival that was organised in collaboration with Walled City Lahore Authority.

The festival included a discussion on the interaction between cultural preservation and the youth in a globalised world.

For three days walled city designated for various sessions on literature and the performance arts.

The festival is aimed at celebrating peace and 70 years of Pakistan and highlighting the cultural treasure of the country.

Founder Baela Jamil said festival is arranged to make children happy and multiply the love for stories, storytelling, creativity and reading for imagination. Different story-telling sessions were held at the Lahore Fort.

Atif Badar, who is known for his actor Ramchand Pakistani (2008), make children laugh as he danced along with children.

The festival include an illustration workshop was a session on Zubaida Mustafa, Romana Hussain, Ameena Sayyed and Arfa Syeda; launch of Zubeida Mustafa’s book  ‘Tasveeri Kahani’.

And Children also took part in Learning Digital Story Writing techniques. In the Lahore Fort lawn, pottery stalls were also set up.

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