Islamabad—The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) in collaboration with Training Wing of the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) organized a 2-day youth painting contest on Thursday with the theme “Independence Day of Pakistan” at the Pakistan Monument Museum here at western part of Shakarparian. The contest will continue till 12th August. Timings are from 11 am to 1 pm.
Seventy five youth/students from various schools and colleges of urban and rural areas of Islamabad are taking part in the contest.
FDE schools that are participating include Islamabad Model School for Girls F-6/1, Islamabad Model School No. 4 G-9/2, Islamabad Model School for Girls G-6-1/3, Islamabad Model College for Girls G-6/1-4, Islamabad Model College for Girls I-9/1, Islamabad Model College for Girls I-8/1 and Islamabad Model School for Boys Thanda Pani.
Special youth from Directorate General for Special Education are also seen actively involved in the painting work.H-9/4 is also participating in the contest.
A panel of six art teachers has been nominated to adjudge paintings for the contest. All paintings will be displayed at the Pakistan Monument Museum on 14th August from 10 am to 6 pm for public viewing. Three best paintings will receive cash prizes from Lok Virsa.