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Children of Gaza open day

Children of Gaza open day
Children participate in the open day for the children of Gaza in an effort to show solidarity and collect funds to support the victims of Gaza in Qanat Al Qasba, Sharjah. (ITP Images)
Children of Gaza open day
A child gets his face painted for the day’s event in Sharjah. (ITP Images)
Children of Gaza open day
The event hosted various activities to raise awareness among the community members on the plight of the Palestinian people who live under the series of Israel bombing. (ITP Images)
Children of Gaza open day
Participants hold candles in preparation for the candlelit procession. (ITP Images)
Children of Gaza open day
The candlelit procession of visitors beautified the location by forming the symbol of peace, the name of Gaza and the map of Palestine. (ITP Images)
Children of Gaza open day
Candles were set in place as part of the event. (ITP Images)
Children of Gaza open day
Adults and children also had the opportunity to write letters to the people and children of Gaza on black cloths using chalks. (ITP Images)
Children of Gaza open day
The event included handicrafts and painting workshops for children, quiz shows, poetry recitals and songs, while a storyteller and Puppet Show kept children spellbound. (ITP Images)