The district-level youth festival for students of degree colleges will be held at the Dr. V.S. Krishna Government Degree College here on November 28 and 29.

Students of all government, aided and unaided degree colleges are eligible to participate in the youth festival, Principal of host college J.V.V.S.N. Murthy and District Cultural Coordinator for the festival and Lecturer of Government Degree College of Chodavaram L. Satya Prasad informed on Monday. The youth festival is being conducted at the directions of the Commissioner of Collegiate Education the first placed student in each competition will represent the district in the Zonal competitions to be held at the Government Degree College, Tanuku on December 3 and 4. The toppers at the Zonal competition will qualify for the State-level youth festival to be held in Hyderabad on December 14 and 15.

Initially college-level competition has to be conducted in each college of the district on November 22 and 23 and the list of students selected for the district-level competition has to be sent to the district cultural coordinator by Nov. 26. The competitions will be conducted in cultural and literary events like skit, mono action, mime, spot paining, rangoli, solo classical dance, group folk dance, classical solo singing and light music solo singing (private song), patriotic or socially relevant group song, quiz, elocution and essay writing in English and Telugu and recitation of Telugu verse.