The Ideal Debating Club of Ideal School and College arranged "Panjeree Presents 15th I.D.C. National Debate Festival 2018" from April 27 to 29, 2018, at their main campus. The club, formed in 1993, also celebrated its silver jubilee this year.
32 teams from 30 reputed schools across Dhaka participated in this three-day-long debate marathon. Exciting contests such as the “Inter School Bangla Debate” and the “Inter School Barowary Debate” were arranged to keep the participants engaged. Experienced evaluators from reputed institutions were assigned as judges to ensure transparency and fair results. In addition, a workshop to enhance debating skills of the contestants was held on the final day of the festival, which came to an end through a cultural programme.
Star Youth, The Daily Star, was the Media Partner of the event, where also Panjeree Publications Ltd partnered as the Title Sponsor.