Wood, an eco-friendly and sustainable biomaterial, has played an important role in human life. It is important for everyone, especially children and young teenagers, to understand the beneficent nature of wood. 2013 World Wood Day contains a Children's Drawing Competition to provide a special opportunity for local kids to learn to embrace and appreciate the natural beauty and the merits in wood.
We invite local children from Ilala District, Temeke District and Kinondoni District in Dar es Salaam to participate in the drawing contest this year.
Time: 21st March, 2013
Venue: Karimjee Hall, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
–Children Drawing Competition
The theme of this drawing competition is "I love tree". Children participating in this event will be provided with crayons and drawing papers, which will be given as gifts after contest.
–Wood Learning Session
We honorably invite Professor Ping Yang, from Technical Arts Department, Faculty of Education, Kumamoto University, Japan, to be the instructor of wood knowledge session. Professor Yang will bring some fun wooden kits for kids to play!! Sit back and enjoy it!
–Wooden Toys Play
We provide more than 100 items of wooden toys, puzzles and wooden legos for kids to play. If you would like to have some fun, please jump out of the wall and join the fun!
All children are more than welcome to join other events, Tree Planting and International Woodcraft Show, on March 21st.
World Wood Day is a cultural event celebrated annually during the week of March 21st to highlight wood as an eco-friendly and renewable biomaterial and to raise awareness on the key role wood plays in a sustainable world. Starting from 2013, We invites everyone to share their passion for wood and to acquire a more comprehensive knowledge of wood on this special day to better put the core concept of "Wood is Good" into practice in our daily lives.