The Westin College of Hotel Management in association with Indian Oil Corporation will conduct various programmes based on the Telugu culture on December 16.

The competitions were being organised in view of the World Telugu Conference to be organised in Tirupathi from December 27, said the event head P. Aditya Dev. The competitions include cooking, flower plaits, fancy dress and rangoli. There was no age limit and anyone with a verified application form can participate in the competition, he said. Deadline for application to reach their office is by December 14 at 5 p.m.

There will be two categories in the cookery competition of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, said the event head. Participants of both the categories will have to prepare one starter, one main course and one sweet/dessert, he added.

Items will be judged by the ingredients and methods used to cook the dishes, said Indian Oil Corporation Chief Area Manager K. Nanda Kishore.

This will be a chance to rediscover the old ways of cooking methods which enabled our ancestors to live longer and healthier, he opined. As a special attraction students of the college will also put up a display of posters of old Telugu movies.

For further details people may contact over Phone No- 9390586639, 9346586644.