Kala Utsav-showcasing the artistic talents of school students, begins in Chandigarh
KI Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh
Chandigarh is celebrating the fifth State Level Kala Utsav -2019 which began yestrday. It would be held till 22nd November 2019 at Bhavan Vidyalaya Sector 27,Chandigarh.
In the cultural extravaganza, the Government /Government Aided/Private Schools are participating. In all, participants in different Art Forms in the category of Male & Female i.e. Music Vocal (33 participants), Music Instrumental (41 participants), Dance (37 participants) and Painting (58 participants) would be performing.
The State level function was inaugurated by the Education Secretary, B.L. Sharma. All the participants participated with full enthusiasm and vigour.The first event of the State Level Function was Vocal Song in which 14 Male And 16 Female participated. The Judges for the event were Dr. Simmi R. Singh, Head Music Department MCM DAV College Sector 36, Chandigarh, Sunil Professional Composers Ex Government College Mohali, Sanjeev Kapoor Music Composer Performer .The Judges critically evaluated each and every performance as per the guidelines specified by MHRD/NCERT and gave their decision.
On the basis of the judgment, Surjeet Singh from GMSSS 40-B secured the 1st Position; Jaskaran Singh from GMSSS 35 secured the 2nd while Kunwarveer Singh from GMSSS 37 B secured the 3rd Position in Male Category.
In Female Category, Manjinder ofGMSSS 35 secured the 1st Position; Binita of GMSSS 23 (NYC) secured the 2nd Position, Simranjeet kaur of Banyan Tree, Sector- 48 secured the 3rd Position under Solo Music Vocal competition.
It is worth nothing that the Kala Utsav is an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to promote arts in Education by nurturing and showcasing the artistic talents of school students at the secondary stage in the country. It is regularly organized every year which helps students to explore, understand and display their artistic talents which further gives them the opportunity to understand and celebrate cultural diversity at School, Cluster, State and National level.