Goa: Educational wing of Jamaat-E-Islami Hind has decided to organize one day event ‘Honhaar Sitaare’ (Promising Stars) on Tuesday, 25th December 2018 to celebrate first anniversary of children’s magazine ‘Taare Zameen par’.
The event, which will commence at 10.00 AM in the morning aims to encourage and groom young sitaare by nourishing their talents such as article writing, drawing, poem writing, story writing etc. It will be held at The International Center, Dona-Paula, Goa and will conclude at 8.30 PM in the evening.
The event has various workshops and competitions from art and literary field. In the morning session there will be writing and drawing workshops by experts. ‘Young Reporters’ and ‘Young Researchers’ competitions will be conducted to motivate kids towards research field and to give an idea of research and reporting. The event will also contain workshops for parents in the morning sessions.
Afternoon session will contain competitions like story writing, creative writing, editing, spelling bee, drawing, and illustrations. The main attraction of the event will be ‘Baal Kavi Sammelan’. In which young poets will get an opportunity to present their poetic talents in various languages in the presence of prominent personalities and the audience. The concluding session will start at 6.30 pm (after Magrib prayer) in which Muslim journalists will be felicitated for their contribution in print, online and electronic media.
Prizes will be distributed to the winners of all the competitions. The chief guests for the concluding program will be Mr. Muhammad Abdullah Javed (Director AJ Academy for Research and Development) and Salim Kazi (Vice President of Jamia Masjid, Ponda)
Speaking to TheShahab.com, in-charge of the event Irshad Shaikh informed that they have visited all 20 minority institutions of the state and Muslim pockets to encourage maximum participation. He said, we are receiving very good response, 350 students have registered their names for competitions and expecting last minute rush hour, he added.
It is really a good opportunity for our students to participate in such a creative activities and display their hidden talent says Abdullah Khan, Valpoi town based teacher. He further said that we usually witness religious activities but these kinds of competitions help to increase competitive spirit among children and it opens career options for children.
TZP magazine is run by the Board of innovative Education which is the educational wing of Jamaat-E-Islami Hind.
The magazine has successfully completed one year, it contains articles on various topics, short stories, drawings and poems contributed by children. It also contains motivational and helpful topics for children by different writers.