aron raj: A student from the city’s art school ranks first in the international competition | Ranchi News

Ranchi: Nine-year-old Aron Raj, a student at the city’s Kalakriti School of Arts, won first place in the 24th annual Peace Pals International Art Exhibition and Prize competition, 2021 organized by the World Peace Forum, New York.
More than 4,500 students from more than 79 countries aged between 5 and 16 participated in the contest organized online. The results were announced on April 6.
Dhananjay Kumar, Director and Founder of Kalakriti School of Arts, said: “Although the pandemic has disrupted physical classes, it has taught us how to use social media and pursue our passions. Aron has been taking online classes at our school for two years. The theme of the competition was “kindness” and young people were free to describe their understanding of kindness through their paintings. »
Aron’s father, Dany D Cruz, said: “My son is in class V and we live in Pune. From the age of five, he was enrolled in the online program of the Kalakriti School of Arts. He has benefited greatly from online courses to pursue his passion and ambition. »
As a prize for taking first place in the competition, Aron received a gold medal, a certificate and a six-foot peace pole around which world peace is engraved in several languages.
In addition, 10 trees will be planted in Aaron’s honor on the African continent.

Kayleen C. Rice