World Water Day 2021

Every year, World Water Day (22 March) draws the world’s attention to key global water issues. World Water Day 2021 will focus on the theme of Valuing Water. Youth has a vital role to play in working towards safe water and increased water awareness. To amplify the voice of Bangladeshi youths on the water issues, the House of Volunteers (HOV) Foundation Bangladesh is organizing a month-long program (20 February to 20 March) this year with the support of the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in Bangladesh. The program includes –

  • Three Competitions on Painting, Essay Writing, Photography.
  • Virtual exhibitions of Painting and Photography.
  • Social media campaign on Water2me.


Three competitions details –


Painting Competition

  • Theme – Memory with Water
  • Eligibility: Class 6 to class 10
  • Awards –
    1st Prize: 5,000 BDT
    2nd Prize: 4,000 BDT
    3rd Prize: 3,000 BDT
  • More Details: In English | In Bangla

Essay Writing Competition

  • Theme – Youth’s role in achieving SDG6 Goal
  • Eligibility: Class XI to Class XII
  • Awards –
    1st Prize: 5,000 BDT
    2nd Prize: 4,000 BDT
    3rd Prize: 3,000 BDT
  • More Details: In English | In Bangla

Photography Competition

  • Theme – Life with Water
  • Eligibility: Bachelor/Master Student
  • Awards –
    1st Prize: 15,000 BDT
    2nd Prize: 10,000 BDT
    3rd Prize: 5,000 BDT
  • More Details: In English | In Bangla
  • Special recognition digital certificates will be provided.
  • Deadline: 20 March 2021 till 10 PM Bangladesh Time.
  • Extended Deadline for Essay Only: 10 April 2021
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