Panaji: November 28, 2018 …The Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs will organize XVIIth Youth Festival 2018-19 at four Zones and State level to showcase the talent of Youth in Music and cultural events.
Three talukas are clubbed in one Zone and they are Zone I: Ponda, Sattari and Dharbandora taluka, Zone II: Pernem, Bardez and Bicholim taluka, Zone III: Salcete, Mormugoa ans Tiswadi taluka and Zone IV: Canacona, Quepem and Sanguem taluka.
The first round of competitions will be held in four Zones. First three winners from four zones will qualify for State level Youth Festival. Zonal Level Events are folk dance, folk song, Harmonium, tabla, classical vocal and elocution. The State Level Events are Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Sitar, Flute, Guitar and One Act Play.
The programmes at zone-I will be held on December 12, 2018 at Ravindra Bhavan Sankhali, zone-II on December 7, 2018 at Farmers Co-operative Society, Pernem, zone-III on January 4, 2019 at Ravindra Bhavan Vasco and zone –IV on January 7, 2019 at Ravindra Bhavan Curchorem. The State Level function will be held at Kala Academy, Campal on January 10 to 12, 201.
Participants should be in the age group of 15 to 29 years i.e not less than 15 years and not more then 29 years as on April 1, 2018. Participants can participant in any one zone. Participants may submit their entries for zone and State Level at Sports Department Office by December 4, 2018. Circulars and entry forms may be downloaded from official website of Sports Department www.dsya.goa.gov.in