Wouldn't the kids be much more comfortable doing film numbers, you'd ask. That's
exactly why they're gonna be patriotic and devotional, say these guys. We have
to make them do it, because they won't do it themselves. So here's one more of
the efforts of an organization that tries hard to mould the citizens of tomorrow
into good ones, sometimes against odds.
Nachiketa Tapovan, a cultural organization that often organizes music competitions,
yoga and meditation classes, summer camps, and residential camps for school-going
kids, teachers and managers of the corporate sector, is organizing a music competition
for school children called the "Talent Search - 2001".
Students between classes I and X can take part in the solo singing and group singing
competitions. They can sing patriotic or devotional songs, and either in Telugu
or in Hindi. The participants will be categorized into three groups - sub-juniors
(1st-4th class), juniors (5th-7th class) and seniors (8th-10th class).
On the 27th morning at 9.30am the solo singing competitions will start for the
sub-juniors, and will be followed by those for juniors at 12.30pm. For the group
singing competitions on the 30th, the timings remain the same for the sub-junior
and junior levels. And on the final day, i.e. 2nd August, both the solo and group
singing competitions will be held, at 9.30am and 12.30pm respectively, for the
Participants in the solo singing competitions will not be allowed to bring any
musical instrument, whereas participants in the group singing competitions can
bring harmoniums and tablas. A minimum of 3 students and maximum of 5 students
per team will be allowed to take part in the group singing competitions.
The prize distribution ceremony for the winners will be held on 15th of August,
at the same venue.
Please contact Vishwadeep at 354-8733 for further details.