Bhubaneswar, 13/7 ( Odisha Samachar/Abhisek Mohanty) : Bhubaneswar-based non-profit organization “Soumya Memorial Trust” organized a painting competition for “Kuni Chitrakara” in and around Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Nearly 100 children from different schools’ participated in this competition in three different categories (Group A, B & C) at Odisha Modern Art Gallery, Bhubaneswar.
The Competition has been attended by children, aged between 5 – 15 years (Up to Standard 10th), their parents, teachers and mentors. The contestants are estimated by a competent jury. Soumya Memorial Trust will display these arts of these talented children at Orissa Modern Art Gallery of Bhubaneswar on July 20, 2014 (Sunday). During this occasion the trust will award 9 “Kuni Chitrakara” & free Art Coaching to 3 Kuni Chitrakara for 1 long year at ‘Odisha Modern Art Gallery’ as told by Managing Trustee of SMT Saumya Parida. This year SMT will felicitate one young & dynamic artist Manash Kumar Das for his outstanding interest & contribution in the field of Art.
Speaking on occasion, Chairman of Soumya Memorial Trust Mr. Kanhu Charan Parida said “The main objectives of the “Kuni Chitrakara” competition is to identify the most gifted students, to increase the level of performance, to create conditions for the creative development of young kids, to preserve the unique Odia culture and traditions. This is the 3rd year of Kuni Chitrakara”. He further said that the trust will organize several such events in coming days for children to promote art and culture.