Children with special needs perform in historical play
Theatre group “Karishma,” comprised of 23 children with special needs, presented the dance-dramabased on the events of our Liberation War
The four year anniversary of PFDA-Vocational Training Centre Trust (PFDA-VTC Trust) was celebrated with a dance-drama titled “Manchitrer Jonno” at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday.
Theatre group “Karishma,” comprised of 23 children with special needs, presented the dance-dramabased on the events of our war of independence. The dance-drama revisited events that took place between 1947 and 1971.
Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon graced the program as chief guest. Other prominent persons attending were Chairman of the trust, Sajida Rahman Danny, Kazi Amin, Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority, Imran Karim, Vice Chairman of Confidence Group, Liaquat Ali Lucky, Director General of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and theatre personality, Ramendu Majumdar.
Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon said: “Our current government is very compassionate towards autism and all sorts of disabilities. Our social welfare ministry is taking all necessary steps. We thank PDFA for demonstrating that children with autism can achieve great things if they are given such opportunities.”
PFDA-VTC is the only organization in Bangladesh which provides vocational training to children with special needs. The anniversary program was arranged with the aim of enlightening parents, employers, and others in general, about the abilities of children with special needs.