Lions Club of Kalimpong Greater today organised the annual peace poster contest at Kalimpong Central School for Tibetans premises.
The program was presided over by Chairman, Manoj Changai. Altogether 40 students from two schools participated in the contest.SP Kalimpong, Dhurvajyoti De was present as the chief guest of the program.
Each year, Lions Clubs around the world proudly sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for kids encourages young people worldwide to express their visions of peace.
Member Lions Club, Kapil Periwal informed that the theme of the 2018-19 Peace Poster Contest is "Kindness Matters." Each poster is judged on originality, artistic merit and expression of the theme.
He said the winning posters advance through several judging levels: local, district, multiple district and international.
Biswajit Das Bairagya, Binod Yonzone and Sayuja Ghatani were present as the judges of the contest.
Pema Yangkey came in first followed by Pema Tenzin in second position and Sherpa Dorjee in third position.