Young artistes representing various degree colleges showcased the vibrant literary and cultural heritage of the region at the two-day zonal level youth festival, which concluded at SR and BGNR Government Degree and PG College here on Tuesday.
As many as 146 students from government, private and aided degree colleges in Khammam, Warangal, Karimnagar and Adilabad districts took part in the youth festival.
The participants unravelled their creative potential and excelled in a wide array of competitive events including folk, tribal and classical dance, music, elocution, rangoli and spot painting.
The participants in the elocution competition highlighted the magnificent literary heritage of Telugu language and envisioned a prominent role for the youth in promoting the classical language. The young artistes drew impressive paintings depicting the traditional rural life style as part of a spot painting competition held on the occasion. Essay writing competitions on themes - “The influence of western culture on young minds” and
“The role of youth in eradicating social evils” were also organised as part of the festival.
Khammam Kala Parishad president V.V. Appa Rao, SR and BGNR college principal S. Madhava Rao and others participated in the closing ceremony held in the evening.