The Department of Youth Services has drawn up a plan to conduct cultural competitions for the youths (15 to 35 years) in all the constituencies in the district to foster young talent, give a fillip to the vibrant cultural heritage of the State and the rich folk art forms of the district.

According to official sources, the competitions will be held in both individual and group events such as folk dances, folk songs, mono-action, classical dances, Hindustani and Carnatic music, painting, quiz, elocution, mimicry and martial arts at select places in each constituency from June to October this year.

The winners of the constituency level competitions will be allowed to take part in the district level competitions to be held in Khammam in November.