Nurturing creative young minds:

Shuvatara School hosted the third Book Fair on November 24 and 25 at its Sanepa premises. The theme was ‘Where Creative Minds Grow’.

A prominent figure in the Nepali literature world Laxmi Prasad Niraula was the chief guest. Addressing those gathered at the fair, founder principal of Shuvatara Rani Gurung Kakshapati said the book fair has been a delight and stressed that children should be encouraged and inspired to read more.

The total number of participants in this year’s fair was 150, with 13 different book shops and publishing houses publishing houses participating in it. The products displayed by them were different kinds of books, mind growing games and much more.

Apart from the stalls different competitions were also held like news writing and reading, public speaking, story writing among others. Workshops on creative writing, poetry writing, short story writing and public speaking were held in both English and Nepali.

The fair was organised with the aim nurture interest in reading amongst children and to help the upcoming generation to hone their skills especially those who are creative Prizes and certificates were distributed before the closing ceremony to all participants and winners.