Carnival Time in Bhubaneswar for Children


Bhubaneswar: Suravi, the State-level children’s festival, kicked off today with a cycle rally, marking the beginning of the three-day programme organised by School and Mass Education Department. The cycle rally was flagged off by School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra at Forest Park here, with more than 600 students from various schools across the state participating in it.

During the three-day festival, the children, identified through a process of selection of talents from elementary and secondary schools, get an opportunity to take part in various workshops, exhibitions and competitions like art and craft, song, music, dance, debate, essay, elocution, creative writing.

The best three performers from each competition and from other programmes like mock assembly, slogan writing and cultural troupes of different districts will be awarded with trophies and certificates.