The Jawahar Bal Bhavan will organise art and music competitions for children here on Sunday. The district-level competitions will be conducted in music, dance and painting for school children under three categories.

A Department of Art and Culture release said students between five and 16 years of age can participate in the contests. Dance competitions will feature Bharatanatyam, Tamil folk dance, Kuchupudi and Mohini Attam. Vocal music contests will be on Tamil songs, including carnatic and folk songs. Painting contests will be on topics to be given on the spot.

The competitions will be held under three categories: 5-8 years, 9-12 years and 13-16 years of age. One child can take part in all the three competitions. Winners will be awarded prizes and certificates. First prize winners in the 9-12 and 13-16 categories will participate in the State-level competitions. More details can be had from 98425 96563 or 97916 52532.

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