Children's Sports Festival at Nattandiya
Over 80 children from Kantale, Trincomalee, Galls and Nattandiya took
part in the children's Sports Festival which was held at the sports
school, Nattandiya from July 10 to 12.
The children learning to swim during the sports festival.
The children between the ages of eight to 15 years belonging to the
three main communities in the country Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims took
part in swimming, football and Games of skill during the three day
The children who were accompanied by their teachers were provided
accommodation and food by the sports school.
The Sports Festival was organised by the Asian German Sports Exchange
Program with the aim of bringing about friendship and understanding
between the children of the three communities. They also provided free
transport for the children from Trincomalee, Kantale and Galle.
The chief co-ordinator of the event was Martina Purwins of AGSEP
assisted by Nina Borsting, Miriam Schiffer and Kathrin Hannappel.