Children present their take on healthy lifestyles through art

Sanofi Pakistan organised an art contest as part of its diabetes awareness programme


Press Release March 09, 2019
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KARACHI: Sanofi Pakistan organised an art contest as part of its on-going engagement with the global diabetes awareness programme, "KiDS" (Kids and Diabetes in Schools). Around 800 artworks from schools of Karachi, Lahore, Badin, Sukkur and Petaro were exhibited at the art gallery of Alliance Française on March 6 and 7.

The theme of the exhibition was "My Healthy Lifestyle." The artworks demonstrated a diversity of mediums and unbridled creativity in the interpretation of the theme. A two-member panel was formed to pick the top three artworks in terms of content, presentation and creative expression. The panel comprised Sameera Raja and Seema Jaffer, who are vastly experienced in judging creative communication mediums.

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The Consul General of France, HE Didier Talpain, announced on Thursday three winners each of the two age categories. In the juniors category in which children between the ages six and 10 competed, the first position was bagged by Imaan Umer of Lahore Grammar School, the second and third positions by Alishba Mukhtar and Ahmed Ali of Army Public School and College, Karachi.

In the seniors category in which children between the ages of 11 and 15 competed, Mariam Khalid, of SMB Fatima Jinnah Government Girls' School, Karachi, bagged the first position followed by Maryam Naveed Iqbal of Army Public School and College. Neha Nasir of SMB Fatima Jinnah Government Girls' School bagged the third position.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 9th, 2019.

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