Kargil, April 30
Continuing with Academy’s pursuit for talent hunt among the children of Kargil District in the field of musical and visual arts coupled with the objective to inculcate musical and painting skills among the children of different age groups, Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAAC), Kargil today organized a Childrens’ On Spot Music (Naat Shreef) Competition and Childrens’ On Spot Painting Competition under the Amateur Age Group (Between 16 plus and 21 years of age) at Jaffaria Academy of Modern Higher Secondary School, Kargil, Ladakh.
Around 50 boys and girls students of the school participated in the day long competitions that mesmerized the gathering comprising of school teachers, staff members, faculty members, guests and a large number of students with their Naat Shareef presentations and transcribed their creative ideas on the canvas. In the Naat shareef competition Shenaz Fatima won the First prize, Mohd Maqbool the second prize while as Nawaz Ali won the Third prizes respectively. Similarly in the painting competition Archoo Kherun won the First prize, Khatija Banoo Second prize while as Riyaaz Ahmad won the Third prizes.
Assistant Director Tourism Aga Towha was the chief guest and Abdul Hadi Incharge Principal Jaffaria Academy of Modern Education Higher Secondary School Kargil was the guest of honor while as Dr. Rayees Senior Scientist SKUST was Special guest on the occasion.
Addressing the students & teachers, Aga Towha hailed the Academy for having organized these children based competitions at Jaffaria Academy of Modern Education Higher Secondary School kargil, adding he expressed hope that such competitions would pay the children rich dividends in life. Abdul Hadi while speaking on the occasion thanked the officers and staff members of J & K Academy of Art Culture & Language Kargil specially Nazir Hussain Deputy Secretary/SOCA-G1 and Mohd Ali Tak District Cultural officer Kargil for having chosen their school for the holding of these children based competitions and expressed hope that these would enable the Childrens to acquire the spirit of competition besides cultural and creative awakening.
Earlier while welcoming the children, teachers, jury and guests Zakir Hussain, Head Assistant Cultural Academy of Art, Culture And Languages Kargil highlighted the objectives of the competitions and said that these are part of a series of such children based programmes being held by Cultural Academy Kargil across schools in different blocks of the district.
At the end of the program Merit certificate disbursed among the prize winner student.
Cultural expert Tsewang Rigzin conducted the proceedings of the day long competitions, while as cultural expert Muhammad Abbass Skith delivered the vote of thanks.