A two-day Conference on Children’s Literature and Journalism was held at Bharatpur-7 Chitwan on August 1 and 2, 2008. Organized by Kalpabrichha Chitwan and facilitated by Children’s Literature Foundation Nepal (CLFN) the program was attended by more than 100 students from various schools in the district.
On the inaugural day, author and journalist Kartikeya Ghimire oriented the participants with norms and essences of children’s journalism and trained the trainees on preparation of wall magazines. Towards the close of the day, a competition of preparing wall magazine was organized among the group.
On the second day, author and story-teller Mahesh Paudyal told two stories and kept the audience spell-bound for about two hours. He also trained them on short-story writing.
Sagar Karki, the chairman of Kalpabriccha Chitwan gave away the prizes and certificates to the participants in the concluding session.