World Book Day – British Council

The British Council in Yangon will be celebrating World Book Day on the 25th April downstairs in their library.

For the children there will be a colouring competition and story-reading sessions in the morning and afternoon.  In the evening, writer and activist Dr Ma Thida (Sanchaung) will deliver a talk on ‘lets read for the freedom of our mind and soul’ with a meet and greet at the end.

World Book Day is annual event (held on different dates in different countries) organised by UNESCO celebrating the books, publishing and the importance of copyright.

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About Lucas Stewart

Former British Council Literature Advisor | Author of The People Elsewhere: Unbound Journey's with the Storytellers of Myanmar