Hope School Event
Press Conference for the 9th Interschool Bangla Olympiad.
Press Conference for the 9th Inter school Bangla Olympiad.
Back again, in another year, is another month of February – the month Bangladesh commemorate annually in recognition of the fight for their mother tongue. Along with that comes the return of the 9th Interschool Bangla Olympiad, hosted by International Hope School Bangladesh, in the premises of their Sector 4 campus, with other English medium and English version schools invited to join. Both the competition phase and the prize giving gala will take place on the 22nd February at Chattogram and 29th of February at Dhaka in a daylong event.
With that in mind a press conference was held on the 3rd of February 2020 at 12 PM in the establishment of the World Literature Center’s conference hall. The Principal of the International Hope School Bangladesh Roksana Zarin, Deputy Head and Bangla Olympiad Coordinator Kamrul Ahsan, Alumni Coordinator Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Head of Music Department Saroar Hossain and the Bangla Language and Literature teacher MD. Mizanur Rahman were present there.
In the event Principal Roksana Zarin said, “We are proud to be able to host this event every year, in the presence of other English Medium and English version schools, in the hope of remembering all the martyrs of Bangladesh’s Language Movement. There are no other events as such, and that makes us extremely happy to be able to organize it so successfully.”
Bangla Olympiad Coordinator Kamrul Ahsan mentioned, “For the 9th year running we are hosting this year’s Bangla Olympiad with other prominent English Medium and English Version schools. This year’s event is even larger than before, with 3 lucky participants, to be chosen through a raffle draw, entitled to a fully funded visit to USA. Additionally, this year’s event will also take place for the first time in our Chittagong Branch on the 22nd of February.”
With all that in mind the registration for the event has already started, and will run until the 15th of February, Students are eligible to register in the following categories: Singing, Dancing, Poem Recitation, Drawing, Extempore Speech, Bangla Quiz and Essay Writing.
To further motivate the students this year’s Bangla Olympiad will have respected advisors and juries such as the Director General of Bangla Academy Mr. Habibullah Sirajee, actor and writer Hasan Imam, Professor Dr. Soumitra Shekhor, actor and poet Jayant Chattopadhyay, poet Shimul Mustapha, Rupa Chakraborty, Daliya Ahmed, Ahkam Ullah, Mahidul Islam, prominent dancers Laila Hasan and Munmun Ahmed among many others.
In reference, International Hope School Bangladesh , as a project of Int’l Hope Company Ltd. was established in Dhaka in 1996. Alongside studies, this school is working on fostering cultural and intellectual disciplines among its students and to the children of this country. In addition to organizing various activities and participating in various national and international competitions and events. Since 2011, the International Hope School has been organizing Bangla Olympiad. Last year’s 8th Bangla Olympiad was participated by 99 branches of 71 schools countrywide, with 1600 students in total.
For further queries regarding the Bangla Olympiad please contact:
Kamrul Ahsan, Bangla Olympiad Coordinator, 01713492666.
To register for the Bangla Olympiad please visit: www.banglaolympiad.org