The 45{+t}{+h}All India competitions in music and dance conducted by Navya Nataka Samiti will be held from January 2 to 9.

Competitions are being held for Senior, Junior and Sub-Junior categories in Carnatic and Hindustani Music, and Dance.

Around 400 artistes from across the country are participating in the event.

Inaugural programme

The inaugural programme will be held on Wednesday at Sundarayya Kala Kendra.

Justice L Narasimha Reddy will be the chief guest for the inauguration programme, said a press release.