AN essay and painting competition is being organised for schoolchildren by the Lions Club of Riffa.
The contest, at the New Millennium School in Zinj, will be held between 3pm and 5.15pm on January 19.
Registration opens at 2pm and entrance is free for all.
The essay competition will be held from 3pm to 4pm, followed by the painting competition from 4.15pm to 5.15pm.
The participants will be divided into three age categories – Group A from eight to 10, Group B from 10 to 12 and Group C from 12 to 15.
The topic for the essay contest will be announced at the venue while the theme for the painting competition is Peace.
The first three winners from each category and the school with the highest number of participants will be honoured.
For more information, call 38738675.