School Education Dept organises UT level Kala Utsav-2021 competition
Leh, Dec 09: The Department of School Education, Ladakh organised the UT level Kala Utsav-2021 competition in both Leh and Kargil district through online and offline mode on 8th December 2021.
Kala Utsav is an initiative of the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education (MOE), Government of India, launched in 2015 to promote arts in education by nurturing and showcasing the artistic talent of school students in secondary level in the country.
In the UT level Kala Utsav-2021 competition, the jury from both the districts assessed the performances of the district finalist through live streaming as well as live performances.
Speaking on the occasion, Director, School Education, UT Ladakh, Dr Safdar Ali emphasised the importance of arts in overall personality development of a child.
The selected students of both the districts performed vocal music- traditional folk, instrumental music- traditional folk, dance- folk, visual arts (2D), visual arts (3D), and indigenous toys and games.
The finalists selected for representing UT Ladakh in the National level Kala Utsav-2021 are:
Name of the Student Class School Name of the ArtForm /Category
1 Changchup Dorje 10thGovt. High School Chumathang, Leh Folk Dance
2 Rinchen Dolker 12th Govt Hg Sec School Chushot Shamma, Leh Folk Dance
3 Norboo Zangpo 11th Govt. Higher Secondary School Diskit, Nubra Folk Song
4 Rigzen Angmo 12th Lamdon Model Senior Secondary School, Leh Folk Song
5 Tsering Kunsal 12th Lamdon Model Senior Secondary School, Leh Traditional
6 Mustafa Ali 9th Govt. Higher Secondary School Trespone, Kargil Visual Art (2d)
7 Kaneez Fatima 10th Govt. High School Baroo, Kargil Visual Art (2d)
8 Sonam Stanzin 9th Govt. High School Liker, Leh Visual Art (3-D)
9 Zarifa Banoo 11th Ashrm Hr. Sec. School, Sankoo Visual Art (3-D)
10 Shujat Ali 11th Army Goodwill School Harka Bahadur, Kargil Indigenous toy/Games
11 Saira Bano 11th Govt. Higher Secondary School, Diskit Indigenous toy/Games
The selected candidates/finalists would participate in the National level Kala Utsav-2021 through live streaming which would be held in January 2022.