Bhubaneswar: The three-day annual children’s festival “Suravi” organized by the School and Mass Education Department commenced from Thursday, here at Unit-IX Boys High School in the city.

A number of contests including slogan writing, essay writing, poetry writing, dance, music are set to be conducted in these three days.

Also, stalls have been put up in the school premises.

Earlier in the day, students took out a cycle rally which passed through Forest Park-Sishu Bhavan Square- Rajmahal – Station Square and culminated at Unit IX Boys High School to mark the inauguration of the festival. Later, students from different schools presented cultural programmes.