The stage is set for The Hindu Young World painting competition-2014 at NSM Public School in the city on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. It is an annual event conducted by The Hindu for school students.

This year’s edition is being organised in 15 cities across South India.

The competition is an integral part of Newspaper in Education programme of The Hindu which is attracting talented young minds apart from promoting healthy competition among schools. It is open to students from Classes IV to VI in the junior category and Class VII to Class X in senior category.

Participants in the finals have been selected from the entries received and they are given various topics to showcase their talent in painting. The winners will be given certificates from The Hindu and gifts by regional sponsors at 12.30 p.m. MIOT Hospitals is the presenting sponsor and Ashok Book Centre, Duhita Dental Clinic, NSM Public School and Swagruha/TWINS are regional sponsors.

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