Chennaiyin FC players Eli Sabia, Andrea Orlandi, Francisco Fernandes and Mohammed Rafi participated in the launch of a unique arts-based LeadArt learning program by Nippon Paint and InkLink Charitable Trust at the Chettinad Rajah Muthiah School today. The learning program will be conducted across 100 schools in Tamil Nadu to encourage creativity, promote talent and inculcate leadership skills through art and colours.
The Chennaiyin FC stars were delighted in interacting with the kids and participating with them in a unique ‘Splatsoccer’ event which involved kicking footballs dipped in Nippon Paint on a school wall to create artwork. The activity fostered a sense of team spirit, unity and motivation among the students while spending some quality time with their CFC idols. The art creation made at the event will be on permanent display at the school premises.
“It is truly heartening to interact with these kids and support this noble initiative. Such activities foster a positive atmosphere among the kids and teach them good values through unique methods. We along with the kids had a ball today and we wish the best of luck for this initiative in the schools around Tamil Nadu!” said Chennaiyin FC midfielder Andrea Orlandi who was in attendance.
Speaking about the initiative, Mr. S Mahesh Anand, President – Decorative Paint, Nippon Paint India said, “We have always believed that there is no end to creativity and talent in a child’s school life. Doing our bit to promote creativity and talent among the children of Chennai and Tamil Nadu, we are delighted to partner with our very own Chennaiyin FC football stars in launching this initiative. The fun-filled day was spent well in splashing and creating art on the school’s walls in the most creative and interesting way possible with our paint.”