LAHORE: The Little Art’s (TLA) National Child Art Exhibition kicked off at the Alhamhra Art Gallery on Wednesday in connection with the 4th ArtBeat in, which selected art works of children are displayed.

The exhibition displayed paintings of children from different schools that were selected after a competition held earlier by a jury comprised of Sahida Manzoor, RM Naeem, Sadaf Naeem and Amina Ansari.

The theme of the exhibition is “Kaisa Pakistan”, encouraging children to reflect on their identity, visualise their culture, draw and paint how they see Pakistan.

A ceremony was also held in connection with the exhibition in, which art critic and playwright Asghar Nadeem Syed, writer Qudsia Rahim, LBF Executive Director Tanya Sohail, Lahore Arts Council curator Zulfiqar Ali Zulfi and painter Samina were present. TLA Director Shoaib Iqbal said that the main ambition of the exhibition is to provide children a platform to exhibit their inner talent. In the ceremony, winners were awarded with certificates and cash prizes worth Rs 100,000.Speakers on the occasion expressed that students had put tremendous efforts in exhibiting their inner talent in painting and drawing. They said we had to highlight and provide opportunities to the talented children and youth in front world.

The schools from, which students got cash prizes included Special Education and Training Centre, Bostaan’ Ilm School, Rising Stars Girls Elementary School, Bloomfield Hall, Roots International School, Army Public School, Faisalabad Grammar School, Karachi Cambridge School, Happy Home High School, SLS Montessori and High School, Roots School System and the Bacha Khan Foundation schools from Malakand and others. The exhibition will continue until Saturday.

Published in The Daily Times

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