The City School’s A-Level Campus, Gulberg, Lahore hosted the first ever virtual All Pakistan Declamation Competition. The idea behind hosting a virtual public speaking competition was to utilize the limited resources of time and space effectively.
The call for participation went out for four categories, namely English Serious, English Humourous, Urdu Serious and Urdu Humourous to speak in favour and or against the topic, ‘Is Lockdown amidst Pandemic a Reality Or a Hoax?’, ‘The Future of Aurat March in Pakistan’ in English Serious category and ‘Sales in Times of Corona’ and ‘Politics of U-Turn’ in English Humourous category.
In Urdu serious category لکھ کہ اب تیرے لب سل چکے ہیں and کورونا اور قانون صرف غریبوں کے لیے while in Urdu Humorous category ہمارے نوجوانو کی نوجوانی کورونا آیا پرچے گئےandwere topics to be debated from.
In total, 55 students from 18 schools and 09 cities participated in the 04 categories and the participants made very effective use of the digital space. SICAS Lahore emerged as the Winning Team and The City School’s CCI (Islamabad) won the Runners Up Team.
Hassan Haider (ICAS Islamabad) (Winner)
Raja Faris (The City School MTLC Lahore) (Runner up)
Aliyan Ashfaq (The City School Ravi Campus Lahore) (Winner)
Mahnoor Fatima (The City School CCI Islamabad) (Runner up)
Aimen Munir (SICAS Lahore) (Winner)
Syed Naday Ali (The City School DHA Lahore) (Runner up)
Mohammad Zulfiqar Babakhel (The City School CCI Islamabad) (Winner)
Meherbano Faisal (SICAS Lahore) (Runner up)
ALCG Declamation Contest Full Video: