Kathmandu, Aug. 14: The Fifth Sports Festival, organised with coordination of a Japanese organisation, among the children taking shelter at different orphanages, concluded on Wednesday.
The festival was organised at the premises of Kapan-based Mount Kailash Secondary School, where the orphan children had participated in football competition and had enjoyed Japanese dance.
The Japanese organisation, ISPAC, is organising such festival in Nepal for the past five years to entertain helpless and orphan children and to make them competitive.
A total of 200 children of four different orphanages had participated in the competition. The Navayuba Child Club, Bhaktapur, stood first in the competition.
Captain of the National Football Team, Sagar Thapa, handed over the prize to the winner team. The winner team had received Rs 10,000.
On the occasion, Chairperson of the ISPAC, Japan, Yusaki Yoshikawa, assured for the continuity of the festival in days ahead.
Similarly, Festival Coordinator and South Asia Representative of Asian Friendship Network (Japan), Ganeshman Lama, said that the festival was organised with the help of the Network, where children taking shelter at the orphanages had participated.