(APP):National Book Foundation (NBF) in collaboration with Kindle Foundation and Shifa International will arrange Islamabad Children Literature Festival at Aiwan-i-Quaid, F-9 Park from January 19 (Saturday).
An official of NBF told APP that the two-day festival will continue from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
during Saturday and Sunday and will feature a number of colourful book related activities for
This festival will serve as catalyst towards mental nourishment of the children and will help promote extra-curricular activities among them.
It will also promote awareness among parents about the training of children, the official said.
The parents who have children below the age of 13 years can bring their kids with them to participate in the festival without any charges.
The official said Islamabad Children Literature Festival intended to present enjoyable
literary activities for children in a festive environment.
The children festival will include a number of activities including exhibition, training and
workshops, narration by renowned authors, storytelling sessions, learning sessions with parents and children,competitions, movies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Science stalls and Robots, Aero Modeling show, Food stalls, Nigar Nazar’s Gogi show, puppet show, games, songs and music, and Aerobatic display, the official added.