Horlicks Wizkids 2010 Held In Pakistan
Students need to be educated and well-informed, but they also have to be left to teach themselves as they need to discover the hidden talent of their personalities as they progress in life. Horlicks Wizkids 2010 is the platform through which students of various age learn to add wiz in their lives.
The ‘Horlicks Wizkids 2010’ is being held in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi this week to select nine students from Pakistan for the South Asian finals to be held in this tech hub. Organized by EduMedia India Ltd in association with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, the maker of health food drink Horlicks, the three-day event will be held in Lahore Tuesday, in Islamabad Nov 4 and Karachi Nov 7 to select three students from each Pakistani city for the finals Nov 25.
Horlicks WizKids, South Asia’s largest and most exciting interschool Fiesta was publicly launched in Islamabad during a lunch ceremony held at the Marriott Hotel. Islamabad’s famous and well known educational institutes were represented by their heads and teachers, who were deeply excited to be a part of this international competition. The competition has attracted the attention and interest of many schools and teachers and has given students a platform to participate, clap, exhibit and sharpen their skills at an international forum such as the Horlicks WizKids. Teachers have been especially “enthusiastic about providing their students an avenue of learning which is different from the everyday routine, since it’s the perfect blend of education and entertainment”, stated Ms. Iffat.
Sidra Iqbal, Horlicks Wizkids spokesperson said, “I am honored to be involved with this exciting youth talent hunt program by Horlicks and it has been a complete joy exploring the unexploited potential that Pakistan has through the school visits that I made with the Horlicks WizKid Team. Students and teachers alike were most gracious to welcome us to their schools and showed great interest in the competition”
The Horlicks WizKids competition will include 10 electrifying and unique contests for its participants – Quizzers, Painting, Mehndi Art, Creative Art, Music Melody, WizTeam, English Story Writing, Urdu Story Writing, Little Chef, and Antakshari all under one umbrella! These activities will be judged by an elite panel comprising of Celebrities, Industry Professionals and Corporate Leaders. Krayon, British Council Pakistan, Dell, Liberty Books, Google, Apna Karachi 107 and Radio 1 FM 91 are also onboard as the Dynamic Development Partners.