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Artists from Ladakh win laurels at virtual National Kala Utsav-2020

Last Updated on January 29, 2021 at 5:23 pm

Two artists from Ladakh won accolades during the virtual valedictory function-cum-prize distribution ceremony of National Kala Utsav-2020 held online on January 28.

The function was held in the presence of Minister of Education, Government of India (GoI), Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’; Secretary and Joint Secretary of the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education, GoI; Director and Secretary of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT); Joint Secretary Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET); National Convener, Kala Utsav-2020 along with the state coordinators, teachers and participants of different states and union territories.

The UT Ladakh team was headed by Nodal Officer, Kala Utsav, Ladakh, Sonam Yangchan, and Technical Coordinator, Kala Utsav, Ladakh, Tsewang Namgail. The students of both Leh and Kargil districts performed vocal music- traditional folk, instrumental music-traditional folk, dance- folk, visual arts (2D), visual arts (3D), and indigenous toys and games during the event.

Tsering  Kunsal, a student of Class 11 at Lamdon Model Senior Secondary School, Leh, secured the third place in instrumental music-traditional folk. Maqsooma Bano, a student of Class 10 at Government High School, Kaksar, Kargil bagged the second prize in ‘visual art-2D’ in the event held from January 11 to 22 at Paras Hall, Government Boys’ Senior Secondary School, Leh.