Children Want Own Broadcasting Taste

Jacaranda English medium school pupils showing their theatre group slogan that resembles FREEDOM at the culture day celebrations that was held at Monarch Customary Court in Fransistown. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Jacaranda English medium school pupils showing their theatre group slogan that resembles FREEDOM at the culture day celebrations that was held at Monarch Customary Court in Fransistown. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

Children thronged Molapo Crossing Mall on Saturday to commemorate the International Children’s Day of Broadcasting (ICDB).

A variety of activities were lined up chief among them were platforms for child to be hands on radio presenters, take up both radio and TV interviews, do music performances, poetry recital, drama and dance.

Legakwe Sola, 15 years, describes the event as quite memorable and impressive for her as it ushered in hope for children’s broadcast participation in Botswana. “I am really impressed with changes that are occurring in our country. Being given an opportunity to engage and express our views, in broadcast channels such as radio and TV, is very interesting because most of the times we always listen to older people talking on our behalf,” says Sola.  She is grateful to the fact that children’s talents were showcased and she met other gifted young people at the event.

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