The Hindu Young World Painting Competition for North Kerala will be held at the Silver Hills Higher Secondary School Auditorium here on Sunday. This is the 21{+s}{+t}edition of the competition and around 400 students from Classes IV to X are expected to participate in it. The competition is held in junior (Classes IV to VII) as well as senior (Classes VIII to X) categories. The top three winners in the senior category will get Rs.5,000, Rs.3,000 and Rs.2,000 respectively while the toppers in the junior category will get Rs.3,000, Rs.2,000 and Rs.1,000 respectively.

The competition begins at 9 a.m. The participants should report at the venue at 8 a.m. with the intimation letter from The Hindu and their school identity card. They should bring paint and brushes. The drawing sheet will be provided by the organisers.

The title sponsor is MIOT International while Relief Cough & Cold and Dabur Red Paste are the associate sponsors. Beverage sponsor for the Kozhikode region is Hindustan Coca Cola.