Panaji ; July 23, 2014 ….. Directorate of Art and Cultural, Government of Goa every year organises “Cultural Talent Search Competition ’’ for the school students in Goa. The main aim of the competition is to give platform to the upcoming talent in the field of Music, Dance Drama, Fine Art, Literature etc. More than 250 schools from all the 12 Talukas of the State participate in this competition.
The competition is organized for the school students at the Taluka level and thereafter first 3 winners from each field at Taluka level compete at State level. The students from Aided, Non Aided and Government schools from standard Vth to Xth could participate in this competition. The competition will be in the field of Tabla, Harmonium, Guitar, Keyboard, Sitar, Violin, Vocal (Indian Classical), Vocal (Light Music) Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Monologue, Vocal (Western Solo), Drawing, Essay Writing and Poetry writing . There will be three prizes in each field at Taluka level and at State level. The 1st prize winners of the State level competition will be awarded with the scholarships.
The circular inviting entries for participation of the students have been already dispatched to all the high schools. The entries may be submitted on or before August 04, 2014 to the Directorate of Art and Culture, Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto, Panaji Goa in prescribed formats. The schools who have not received the Circular may personally collect the form from the Directorate of Art and Culture during the working days. Entries received after the last date will not be entertained. The last date to submit the application forms is August 04, 2014.