Art camp held for children, adolescents from hill communities

A two-day art camp was held at a distant hilly village close to Bangladesh and India border as children from the ethnic communities got an opportunity to express their thoughts through sketches.


Held between January 24 and January 26, a band of 60 children and youngsters, belonging to different ethnic communities including Hajong and Garo took part in the event.


Children and adolescents of the remote area also showed renewed zeal as this event offered an opportunity to break free from their day-to-day routine life, according to a press release.


Their artworks also offered a glimpse into their lives that differs to the lifestyle of people living in the plain lands.


Light Shore Foundation organised the event as part of its effort to reach out to people, even in remote places, and help improve their lives, added the release.


Source: United News of Bangladesh