A drawing competition for children has been organized in Toronto on the occasion of International Mother Language Day. It will be held on Sunday, February 17, at 11:00 a.m. Toronto time at the Red Hot Tanturi Auditorium, 3330 Danforth, Toronto. Bengali Information and Employment Services (BIES) organized it like every year.
The competition will have two categories. Children from the Greater Toronto Area ages 6 to 10 and 11 to 15 can participate in these two groups. The theme of the competition is “My Country, My Language”. Those interested can register for free with their name, address, age and contact number by February 10. Telephone, 647.945.8448 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or online at https://forms.gle/5MDeb4AzCZPRhU497
Registration can be done through this link. Top ten winners in each category will be awarded with certificates as judged by an experienced and impartial jury. All other participants will be awarded certificates. Detailed rules of participation will be emailed to registrants.
Awarding of competition winners and discussion on the occasion of Mother Language Day will be held on the same day at 2 PM. It will be attended by prominent people of the community.
Children living in various Canadian provinces and cities outside of Greater Toronto can participate in this competition virtually. But they have to register online by January 31. Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Residents of Greater Toronto Area will not be able to participate virtually this year. Age and other rules of contestants shall be equally applicable.
It should be noted that Bayes has been organizing children’s drawing competition since 2014 on the occasion of International Mother Language Day on February 21. A large number of students participate in it every year.