Thursday 21 December 2017 -
17:00 to 19:00

World Sight Day is a special annual day of awareness that is celebrated around the world each year to focus on blindness and vision impairment. To celebrate the World Sight Day 2017, the British Council in partnership with Standard Chartered Bank are going to organise an art competition for children. 

This is the fourth consecutive year of this competition which is designed with events of great verve and colour to draw attention to avoidable blindness and rehabilitation among children. Interested children, aged between 5 -14 are eligible to take part in the art competition and winners are awarded certificates and the British Council branded gifts.


The theme for this year is 'Make Vision Count'. This theme is all about depicting how you can make your vision count with the aim is to eliminate preventable blindness and vision loss.


Any British Council library member aged between 5 -14 can take part in the Art Competition. The interested participants must 

Group: A - Age 5-7 Group: B - Age 8-10 Group: C – Age 11-14

about the Competition 

Registered participants should bring their painting toolkits with them. The competition will start at 5:30 pm and will continue till 6:30 pm. The prize giving ceremony will be held at 6:30 pm on the same date. 


Ten participants from each group are selected who will be awarded prizes and certificates. The best artist from each group will get a champion’s crest.  A certificate of participation will also be given to all participants who have taken part in the art competition.

Eye Camp 

There will be a voluntary eye camp for all the guests supported by the Lions Club Bangladesh.