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Kids flock to Arpico supermarkets for World Children’s Day art contest ( 06 photos )

More than 9,000 children flocked to Arpico Supercentres and Arpico Daily Supermarkets on a single day recently, to demonstrate their drawing skills at an art competition organised by the retail giant to celebrate World Children’s Day.

The impressive participation in this activity resulted in the average contestants per supermarket exceeding 250, the company said.


The competition took place at 17 Arpico Supercentres and 21 Arpico Daily Supermarkets.


This was the second consecutive year that the Arpico chain conducted this competition.

This year’s task for contestants below 12 years of age was to draw an unforgettable moment shared with the family.


“We were overwhelmed by the response of our customers,” said Minodh de Sylva, Head of Marketing at Richard Peiris Distributors Ltd.


‘The participating outlets were full of creative kids and their parents during the event.


We always strive to provide such experiences to our customers and their families.”

Children who showcased their talents at this competition are to be rewarded with certificates for participation and the best three are to be rewarded with gift packs.


Two popular personal care brands ‘Baby Cheramy’ and ‘Little Princess’ partnered Arpico to conduct this event.

The Arpico retail chain now comprises of 17 Arpico Supercentres, 19 showrooms and 21 Arpico Daily mini supermarkets.


The Arpico Supercentres, the company’s flagship outlets, offer extensive parking, bill payments, banking facilities, lifestyle needs and the widest range of products ranging from household goods, electronic appliances to kitchenware and furniture, with the promise to shoppers that they are the most convenient shopping destinations in the country.

Pictured here are some of the children competing in the art competition.

Last modified on Monday, 19 October 2015 09:11