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Final cut in Shakespeare Lives in Schools Day

Narayanganj Ideal School wins a niche

Schoolchildren from Narayanganj Ideal school have won a place in the final cut of a crowd-sourced video of “Macbeth”, to be unveiled as part of Shakespeare Lives in Schools Day, says a press release. 

Shakespeare Lives in Schools Day encourages schoolchildren of all ages to learn about Shakespeare as a playwright for the whole world, by joining in global celebrations of his 400th anniversary this year. Schoolchildren from the United Kingdom and countries across the world including Congo, South Africa, Mexico, Colombia, Croatia and Bangladesh, entered a competition to contribute to the retelling of “Macbeth”. The competition attracted 79 entries from 29 countries with 10 schools making the final cut of the video.

To mark the achievement, Narayanganj Ideal School screened the final film at their school on December 5. Jim Scarth OBE, Acting Country Director of British Council; Kashem Jamal, Chairman of Narayanganj Ideal School Management Committee and Anoware Hossain, Head Teacher, Narayanganj Ideal School were present.

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