The third and final day of the International Schools Educational Olympiad (ISEO) saw five events including the finals of the vocals competition. The morning session saw teacher’s perform in various acts including impersonations, singing, poetry and folk dancing. These were judged by Frederick P. Nazareth and Hani Yousuf. Student made films on the topic “City of Joy” were screened to a packed auditorium. Judges were Maheen Zia, Syed Ali Nasir, Faizan Haqquee and Riffat Aaliani. The cyber fair in which students showed a video describing their application were judged by Talea Zafar, Rabia Garib and Ejaz. The second last event was the ever popular, vocals competition. Thirteen students in two categories performed in front of the same three semi finals judges: Tina Sani, Ayla Raza and Abdullah Haroon. The last event of the day and ISEO was the theatre competition. Students from classes 9 to A-Levels/Inter acted in original play based on a traditional folk tale or myth. Judges were Adnan Jafar, Momin Zafar, Nuzhat Kidwai, Frederick O. Nazareth and Zara Mumtaz.
The ISEO concludes on Friday, 14 November 2014 with a closing ceremony in which the results of all the events will be announced. Mr. Nisar Khuhro, Education Minister, Government of Sindh and Dr. Atta ur Rahman, eminent scientist and President, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, have both consented to be the chief guests for this occasion. The ceremony will be held at the ISEO venue.
ISEO is an inter-school competition which promotes education and learning in a competitive environment with participation in various events by students in grades 4 to A-Levels/Intermediate. It has been organised and hosted by Karachi High School since 2000. This year some 60 schools are participating from across the city and Lahore. The British Council is its educational sponsor, a tradition unbroken since the very first ISEO in 2000. It is sponsored by Engro Foundation and Thal Limited (Pakistan Papersack Division) while ToffeeTv.com is its partner.
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