On Thursday, June 22, 2017, students at St. Lawrence High School, Kolkata gave a huge welcome to Mr. Roald Bradstock, the “Olympic Picasso” and ambassador of ‘Expression 2017’ by throwing colorful paper planes in the school yard. 2,152 students created a new world record for the most amount of paper planes thrown at once. This gesture was organized because Mr. Bradstock represented Great Britain at the Olympics in the Javelin throwing event. President of the Bengal Hockey Association, Mr. Noomi Mehta, was present as chief guest of the event.
‘Expression 2017’ a drawing and painting competition will take place today, June 23rd to celebrate Olympic Day. Celebrations will begin at 10 am on June 23rd. See details here.
“Olympic Picasso” celebrating with students in St. Lawrence High School, Kolkata .
Peace and Sport (Monaco) and Educate Magis are partnering with ‘Expression 2017’ .
‘Expression 2017’ is supported by Ambassador to Greece in India, The Olympic Museum (IOC, Lausanne), The Olympic Studies Centre (IOC, Lausanne), Olympic Channel, Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Committee, Sport & Development, The International Olympic Truce Centre, Truce Foundation of the U.S.A, Art of the Olympians, Seattle University, International Hockey Federation (F.IH), Hockey India, Bengal Hockey Association and Dr. Shashi Tharoor (former Under Secretary General (UN).