ABA​ supports​ young​ talents​ to​ represent​ Cambodia​ in​ Myanmar

18/09/2018

ABA​ supports​ young​ talents​ to​ represent​ Cambodia​ in​ MyanmarABA​ supports​ young​ talents​ to​ represent​ Cambodia​ in​ Myanmar
ABA​ supports​ young​ talents​ to​ represent​ Cambodia​ in​ MyanmarABA​ supports​ young​ talents​ to​ represent​ Cambodia​ in​ Myanmar
ABA​ supports​ young​ talents​ to​ represent​ Cambodia​ in​ MyanmarABA​ supports​ young​ talents​ to​ represent​ Cambodia​ in​ Myanmar

Upholding​ its​ Corporate​ Social​ Responsibility​ (CSR)​ policy​ to​ help​ improve​ education​ for​ young​ Cambodians,​ ABA​ became​ a​ proud​ Premium​ Sponsor​ at​ the​ National​ Art​ Competition​ 2018​ organized​ by​ Global​ Art​ Cambodia​ (GAC).​ The​ competition​ was​ held​ at​ AEON​ Mall​ 2​ (Sen​ Sok​ City)​ on​ September​ 16,​ 2018​ and​ aimed​ at​ promoting​ children​ imagination,​ innovation​ and​ creativity​ as​ well​ as​ to​ broaden​ their​ learning​ and​ thinking​ beyond​ the​ horizon.​ The​ Bank​ has​ been​ supporting​ the​ competitions​ under​ GAC​ since​ 2014.

“We​ are​ glad​ to​ continuously​ support​ the​ Global​ Art​ Competition​ to​ foster​ young​ generation’s​ artistic​ talent​ and​ creativity,”​ said​ Romny​ Theam,​ ABA​ Toul​ Kork​ Regional​ Manager​ who​ awarded​ the​ winners​ with​ air​ tickets​ to​ Myanmar.​ “We​ believe​ that​ such​ event​ will​ help​ Cambodian​ children​ learn​ how​ to​ express​ themselves​ with​ confidence​ to​ move​ toward​ a​ later​ stage​ in​ their​ lives.​ ABA​ will​ continue​ to​ take​ part​ in​ this​ positive​ contribution​ for​ the​ sake​ of​ the​ country’s​ young​ generations​ and​ future​ development.”

The​ event​ attracted​ more​ than​ 200​ participants​ aged​ 4-18​ from​ various​ schools.​ The​ competitors​ were​ divided​ into​ three​ categories:​ age​ 4-6,​ age​ 7-9,​ and​ age​ 10-18.​ The​ winners​ in​ each​ category​ received​ Global​ Art​ Scholarship​ for​ half​ year,​ flight​ tickets,​ trophies,​ certificates,​ and​ hampers,​ while​ consolation​ prizes​ were​ also​ given​ to​ runners​ up.

The​ three​ champions​ –​ Sang​ Sokunnika,​ Lay​ Pich​ Moni​ Rachana,​ and​ Bounhing​ Sojestta​ –​ will​ continue​ their​ journey​ to​ represent​ Cambodia​ in​ the​ International​ Art​ Competition​ in​ Myanmar​ in​ December​ 2,​ 2018.​

About​ Global​ Art​ Cambodia:​
Global​ Art​ Cambodia​ is​ the​ first​ standard​ art​ school​ in​ Cambodia​ which​ offers​ the​ Art​ Enrichment​ Program​ to​ children.​ They​ are​ here​ to​ encourage​ creative​ thinking​ in​ children​ by​ bringing​ art​ into​ their​ life.​ Global​ Art​ Cambodia​ will​ help​ the​ learners​ to​ learn,​ grow​ and​ develop​ creatively​ in​ a​ conducive​ and​ inspiring​ learning​ environment.