Kokuyo Camlin rings in `Children’s Day’ with series of events
Mumbai, November 10th 2017: Kokuyo Camlin, the pioneers and leading marketers of art material, kicked off its `Children’s Day’ celebrations with a series of events being held across Mumbai and Kolkata. In Mumbai, Kokuyo Camlin organized art competitions in two prominent schools in Bandra – St Andrew’s High School and St Stanislaus High School. Well-known film actress Sagarika Ghatge was the chief guest at these competitions held at both schools. Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th November on Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru’s birthday. School children from both these schools participated in the art competition on the theme – `Green Heroes’ on November 8th 2017. More than 500 students participated in this activity in both schools. `Green Heroes’ as the theme suggests, showcased the creativity and imaginative skills of these `Green Heroes’ in creating reusable items made out of waste products. Actress Sagarika Ghatge selected eight winners from each school.
As part of theChildren’s Day festivities, Kokuyo Camlin joined hands with the CRY Foundation,and got over 100 underprivileged children to visit KidZania, the global indoortheme park in Mumbai. There were fun-filled activities that wereorganized for these children. The children participated in a quizcompetition and received Camlin goodies. They had a whale of time at the CamlinArt & Craft Studio at KidZania; and enjoyed themselves painting. The kidsalso had some delicious lunch and were quite happy with their Camlin goodiepackets. All in all it was a fun and pleasurable experience for these children
The Children’s Daycelebration will continue in Kolkata, wherein Kokuyo Camlin along withXquizit Quiz team is going to conduct a FunQ Event in Gyan Manj auditoriumin Kolkata on November 10th 2017. Students will have toanswer 26 questions in an A to Z answering format. That is, the answer to thefirst question starts with an A, the second one with B and so on till the lastone which starts with Z. Top 8 teams will qualify for the finals and there willbe a total of 6 rounds in the finals.Ultimately top 3 teams will be awarded with Kokuyo Camlin goodies.
Speaking on the Children’s Day celebration, Saumitra Prasad, ChiefMarketing Officer, Kokuyo Camlin Ltd said,“Children have always been our most special audience, so this time forChildren’s Day we decided to go all out with a bunch of activities spread overthe whole week. I would like to thank CRY Foundation, KidZania St Andrew’s HighSchool and St Stanislaus High School and Xquizit Quiz Team for theiractive participation and support for this activity. The kids had a great timeparticipating in all the activities and I wish all the kids a very HappyChildren’s Day.”
On another note,Kokuyo Camlin announced the National Winners of the `Rally for Rivers’ creativewriting competition on the theme `Saving Rivers: India’s Lifeline’. Thecreative writing contest was part of the `Rally For Rivers’ campaign which wasenvisaged by Sadhguru, Founder of Isha Foundation to creating awareness amongall Indians on the rapid depletion of rivers across India. The 3 NationalWinners of the creative writing competition were awarded prize money of Rs25,000 by Chief Marketing Officer of Kokuyo Camlin, Saumitra Prasad. More thanthree lakh students from across 1500 schools in 26 cities in India hadparticipated in this creative writing competition.