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After a two-year hiatus, the Kerala School Kalolsavam begins: Kozhikode

After a two-year hiatus, the eagerly awaited Kerala School Kalolsavam began on Tuesday. Due of the Covid-19 pandemic’s emergence, the most recent State School Arts Festival was cut short in 2019.

At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan officially launched the event in Kozhikode.

At 8.30 am, General Education Director K Jeevan Babu raised the banner for the arts festival at Vikram Maidan, West Hill, the festival’s primary location. Sivankutty, the minister of education, presided over the ceremony.

School children from different schools will compete against one another over the course of the next five days at the venue in Kozhikode in a range of events, including music and dance.

Up to 14,000 kids will take part in the 239 events planned across the 24 stages in Kozhikode in an effort to assist their district win the coveted gold trophy.

The new standard for awarding grace marks to individuals who excel will take effect starting in the following academic year, according to General Education Minister V Sivankutty. This time, grace points will be awarded in accordance with the standards used before COVID-19.

The 1956-founded School Kalolsavam has been a well-liked venue for showcasing the abilities of the students. A number of award-winning pupils later went on to become well-known as musicians, actresses, singers, and other creatives.

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