Staff Correspondent
In a spectacular amalgamation of music and nuclear energy, the International Children’s Creativity Project – ‘Nuclear Kids’ – is being organized in Hungary by Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation. Five students from India and Bangladesh are participating in the musical extravaganza. Suhaib Hussian and Kysan Faraj, school students from Dhaka are in Hungary at the moment in connection with the “Nuclear Kids” program.
A total of 79 kids from different countries, including 23 countries, where Rosatom is undertaking nuclear project, are participating in the “Nuclear Kids”.
This year, the musical titled “The Lomonosov’s Scroll” will be staged by famous musicians and musical directors from Russia. A movie will also be shot on the performance and the shooting will take place in Hungary, Yekaterinburg and Moscow. “Children from Bangladesh and India have natural talents in singing and dancing. This year we have the 10th anniversary of the project which for the first time was held in 2008.
Every year we receive a lot of feedback from the organizers admiring the creativity of our children from South Asia,” said Andrey Shevlyakov, CEO of Rosatom
South Asia.
The rehearsal for the musical has already started with 79 kids from Bangladesh, Belarus, China, Croatia, Egypt, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
The premiere of the musical would be held on August 4 in the city of Szekszárd (Hungary). Guest performances will be held in Moscow and other Russian cities.
“Aim of the project is to strengthen the friendly relationship between children of employees of the nuclear industry from all around the world, encourage their creativity, and provide a platform to get exposed to knowledge on variety of cultures,” said Andrey Lebedev, Vice President for projects in South Asia of ASE Group of Companies ( Engineering Division of Rosatom).
The musical would be a tribute to Mikhail Lomonosov, a prominent Russian scientist of the 18th century.
He influenced the formation of the modern Russian literary language and established the first Russian university, later named after him (Lomonosov Moscow State University).
Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant is under construction in Pabna District, in the northwest of Bangladesh. It will be the country’s first nuclear power plant, with an installed capacity of 2400 MW of electricity. It is to be built by the Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation.