The Vijayawada chapter of AIESEC (International Association of Students in Economic and Commercial Sciences), a global youth organisation, plans to conduct Pratibha, an art fair to identify and reward a Bala Kalakar.

Slew of activities

In a statement issued on Sunday, the AIESEC’s local team leader Sujan V. said the idea is to provide a platform for children to showcase their talent in a slew of activities such as drawing, origami and hand print session for primary students and essay writing, elocution and group discussion for senior students.

Nearly 600-odd children are expected to participate in the day-long event.

The event will he held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Aravinda Public School, Tadepalli, on Monday and students from local government and private schools in and around Tadepalli are expected to take part.

People interested to volunteer for the event can contact Sujan by calling 9848420207 or mail They can also be reached through