Staff Correspondent

MANGALORE: The Konkani Prachar Sanchalan, to commemorate the 16th Konkani Manyata Divas (Konkani Recognition Day), has organised various competitions in Konkani for children at Kalaangann and Shaktinagar here.

A press release from the organisers on Wednesday said that solo singing and storytelling competitions would be conducted for students up to Class IV on August 22, from 2 p.m. onwards.

Solo singing and dance (couple) competitions will be held for students from Class V to Class VII, and for students from Class VIII to Class X on August 23. Three winners in each competition will receive attractive prizes. The school that secures the highest score at the end of the competition will receive a shield. The prizes will be distributed on August 24 at the Konkani Manyata Divas function at Kalaangann. The last date for registration is August 20. Contact Kalaangann, Makale, Shaktinagar, Mangalore – 575016.