CHILDREN SAID

I have the right to live and play, and it must be heard by everyone.

Jelena, 9 years old

True family should, from the our earliest period, teach us how to love and respect.

Jovana, 16 year old

I have the right and obligation to go to school

Marko, 10 years old

Happy is the Child with the family who love, advice and support them.

Marina, 15 year old

I have the right to be protected and no one can abuse me.

Milan, 6 years old

The international festival of children's poetry, "Children's Kingdom" has been organized for ten years in Banjaluka and attracted many students and poets from the RS and BiH and from the region.

The tenth festival started with the school and republic competition in reciting that took place on 20 April 2016, and continued with gathering with poets from the region. Following that, the award „Prince of the children's kingdom"was presented. The festival will be closed on 29 April with the creative workshop for students.

The finale of the 10th International festival gathered children-poets from the region, their parents and other poetry lovers and it was opened by Ms Marina Simovic Nisevic, the representative of the Ombudsman for Children of the RS. Young finalists recited their rhymes abut love, friendship, family and school and with loads of energy and imagination present their childhood.

Finale was closed by the awarding young poets while the prime award „Little prince form the children's kingdom" was given to Lav Lukic from the PS „Nikola Tesla" Belgrade.