Panaji, November 22, 2017 … To provide platform to youth the Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs had organized zone level Youth Festival. The competitions will be held in 3 talukas each combining to form one Zone.
Pernem, Bardez, Tiswadi talukas will be in zone – I, the events will be held at Farmers Co-Operative Society, Pernem on November 22, 2017. Zone II- Bicholim, Sattari, Dharbandora at Ravindra Bhavan, Sankhali on November 24 and 25, 2017. Zone III- Salcete, Mormugao, Ponda at Ravindra Bhavan, Vasco on December 6 and 7, 2017. Zone IV- Canacona, Quepem, Sanguem at Ravindra Bhavan, Curchorem on November 28 and 29, 2017.
Two day state level – XVIth Youth Festival 2017 will be held at Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir, Ponda on December 13 and 14, 2017.
Common event for the first day at all the venues will be folk dance, one act play, elocution, classical vocal, harmonium and flute. Second day events will be folk songs, Bharatnatyam, Kathak, sitar, tabla and guitar.