Cardiff International School Dhaka (CISD) arranged Inter school victory, sports and cultural festival 2014 by incorporating the English medium schools of the country at the same platform in order to involve with the sports and cultural consciousness of the nation.
Different kinds of games and cultural competitions were held in the field of Mohammadpur Government Physical Education College in the city on 20 December 2014 with great excitement, inspiration, pomp and grandeur. Around fifteen English medium schools in the city participated in this daylong exceptional Fiesta started at 10 am.
The students, and teachers of these schools and the guardians of the students participated in different kinds of games and cultural events. These events took place after group display, Olympic torch lighting and March past. Among the different events of the competition, there were candy race, frog race, relay race, dress as you like, pillow passing, football match for teachers guest and guardians. A colourful cultural program along with folk dance, song, fashion show was also held and attractive prizes such as crests, medals and certificates were given away among the winners.
The Fiesta started in the morning with national anthem, flag hosting and colourful inauguration ceremony. Honourable state Minister of Youth & Sports Advocate Shri Biren Sikder MP was present as chief guest in the inauguration ceremony presided by G. M. Nizam Uddin, Principal Head of School, Cardiff International School Dhaka (CISD).
Secretary of National Sports Council Shib Nath Roy, Bangladesh Chief selector of the Bangladesh national cricket team Faruq Ahmed, Former captain of Bangladesh National Cricket Team Habibul Bashar Sumon, Khaled Masud Sijon, Mohammad Asraful, analyst, national cricket team Nasir Hossain, Bangladesh National Football Team coach Saiful Bari Tetu, Formar national football team captain Md. Aminul Haque, Singer Baby Naznin, Tapan Chawdhury, Film director and producer Gazi Mazharul Anwar, actor Ujjal, Helal Khan, Nusrat Imroz Tisa, Lyricist Rabiul Islam Jibon, walton Media director Humayun Kabir were present as special guests. The program was Sponsored by Srizon Housing Ltd.
Principal G. M. Nizam Uddin said that, the new generation will have to be shaped up with the consciousness of sports and culture completely to involve them with the national conscience. The youth, in the month of victory, having been inspired, will oneday be able to win the international competitions through achieving the excellence in sports and culture. The speakers also opined that united endeavours needs to be taken immediately to have great success in the forthcoming days. So, the educational institutions will have to come forward unitedly to practice games and culture.