PALAKKAD: The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) will organise classical music competitions (vocal and instrument) for school and college students as part of the Kalpathy Music Festival. The competitions will be in memory of Veena Vidwan Deshamangalam Subramaniya Iyer.
Competitions will be held in Hindustani and Carnatic music (vocal) Violin, Veena, Flute and Mridamgam.
There will also be a Kathakali music competition on October 20. The Hindustani music competition will be on October 21. The Carnatic event will be on October 27.
The instrument events will be held the next day.
The competitions will be held at M.D. Ramanathan Hall at the Chembai Memorial Government Music College.
The winners will be given certificates and cash prizes. They will also be given a chance to perform at the Kalpathy Music Festival.
The entries should be sent to E.M. Krishnan Namboodiri, ‘Aradhi,’ Kunnumpuram, Kalpathy, Palakkad - 678003.
The contact phone numbers are 0491-257 8197, 9446 068197.
The entries should carry a certificate from the educational institution of the student, a DTPC press release said.