How it all happened at Solid 100.9fm Kiddies Literary and Creative Competitions
The Kiddies Literary and Creative Competition powered by Solid100.9fm which lasted for 3 weeks (26th August to 13th September 2019) at the Palms Polo Park Shopping Mall Enugu alongside the Pens and Voices Book Fair was a very challenging one, but it was an experience that was worthwhile.
It was a tripartite arrangement, a collaboration between Solid100.9fm, Palms Polo Park Shopping Mall and Pens & Voices. Children and their parents gathered in their numbers and registered to enjoy their time reading , writing , drawing , spelling , singing, dancing, playing games and more.
Many participants learnt new things and got exposed to the Literary and Creative world. Judges were selected from various fields according to their area of interest and expertise.
Critical thinking was emphasized in most of the Competitions and Enugu children proved that they had the capacity to face any challenge thrown at them. It was awesome.
Some of the judges included Coletta Ezeagba, G1 of the Drahit Empire, Clinton Umeh of Journalist 101, Goodness Ama and Ebubechukwu who gave the children lessons on the principles of Art.
There was great learning, networking, great inspiration, great bonding and amazing fun all through. It was 3 weeks of impact.
On the Grand Finale and Gift Presentation Day of the competition 13th September 2019, many winners of the various categories of the competition were awarded with exciting gifts and prizes.
The contributing sponsors and partners of the event gathered to watch the children display their different abilities.
The dancing time was superb as two former Maltina Dance Hall winners Emeka Eze of E African Dance Center and Marigold (Madam Toku Toku) OAP with Solidfm, led the children through a scintillating dance performance. It was thrilling to watch.
The Center Manager of the Palms Polo Park Shopping Mall Mrs. NgoziOkechukwu , MD Pens and Voices Hon Uche Cyril Anioke who also organized the Book Fair and The General manager of Solid100.9fm Dr Obiageli Pat Ndu all took turns to inspire the children on the importance of literacy and using their creative abilities.
They also showed the children that they could play the fishing Game well. Dj Goodnoise and Dj Grandfingaz played the fishing Game as well.
Ifeoma Ajumobi one of the Solid fm OAPs popularly known as Ify Melody the Sparkling Woman on Radio who was the chief coordinator of the event alongside Lilian Ezinwa aka (Betapikin) ensured that the various competitions ran smoothly and that all the winners got befitting gifts.
The Solid 100.9fm Crew and staff were well represented, they had an exceptional dance time with the parents who expressed so much gratitude for the opportunity to witness this unique event that instilled and groomed confidence in their children. Ijele nwanyi , Ajibo, Jaydee, Chibuike, Chival , Aunty Chi, Wordshot, Yomi, Jane , Justice, Amara, Chidera, Princess, Doris, Jummai , Ella, Macswan, Blessing , Ken, Rita, John, Ogochukwu all Solidfm Djs (Goodnoise, Grand Fingaz, Kool Boi, Nov, Chascolee) and many others were there.
This is the first of its kind in Enugu and the experience is one that would last a life time, especially for the children. The Solid100.9fm Team is grateful to all their partners and sponsors Jungle Riders, Citi Chef, Dj Kappersino, Elsie Bake House, Genesis Restaurant, Drahit Empire, Game Stores, PlayJoor, E African Dance Center, journalist101, CIRO PHOTOS and Palms Amusement Park who joined hands with them to make this a memorable event.