Dabur Bangladesh, in collaboration with The Daily Star, organised Ghorer Eide Ronger Chhite, an online art competition for children, for the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr. In this regard, The Daily Star contacted 25 schools across Bangladesh. In the span of four days, the organisers received over 750 submissions. Children aged between 4 and 13 participated in the competition, in three categories. The esteemed judges selected three winners in each category.
Mahdia Ansara Anuranon from Sir John Wilson School won the third prize, while Mahir Tazwar from Islami Bank international School & College won the second prize and Dwaipayan Kar from Drexel International School, Dhaka, won the first prize in Category A (4-6 years old).
In Category B (7-10 years old), Samara Hoque and Prokrity Choudhury from Willes Little Flower School and College won the third and second prizes respectively, while Omera Fidan Tuana from Cantonment English School and College, Chattogram, won the first prize.
The third price in Category C (11-13 years old) was won by Aayan Zahin from Sunnydale. Nawba from Shaheed Bir Uttam Lt Anwar Girls College won the second prize and Preyonty Amin Pue from Narayanganj Govt Girls' High School won the first prize.
"The time at home over the past few months has been difficult, especially for the children. Our purpose was to ensure that they are engaged in activities which could make their Eid this year more colourful," said Talat Rahim, Head of Marketing, Dabur Bangladesh. "The competition was successful. At Dabur, we promote an active lifestyle and this joint initiative played an important role to encourage kids to be creative."
Md Tajdin Hassan, Head of Marketing, The Daily Star also shared his thoughts. "We have been organising events involving the youth for a number of years, and we are happy to be a part of this competition," he said. The winning submissions from the contest were exhibited online on the official Facebook pages of The Daily Star and Dabur Bangladesh.