Kala Utsav is an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Department (MHRD) under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan to promote arts in education by nurturing and showcasing the artistic talent of the school students at the secondary stage in the country. Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) recognizes the importance of aesthetics and artistic experiences for secondary level students, which play a major role in creating awareness of India`s rich cultural heritage and its vibrant diversity.
General Guidelines for Kala Utsav 2018
Kala Utsav 2018 focus will be on any one of the styles of traditional classical, folk or contemporary art forms. The art forms will be included for competitions are following
- Vocal Music
- Instrumental Music
Eligibility for Kala Utsav 2018
Students of Class IX, X, XI and XII of any government, government-aided, private school and schools of other organisations/ local bodies like CTSA, demonstration multipurpose school (DMS) of NCERT, Railways schools BSF, CRPF, Army, Airforce Cantonment Boards NDMC etc can participate in the Kala Utsav 2018.
Schedule of Kala Utsav 2018
|1||National Level Kala Utsav Competitions (Danc, Music and Painiting)||12th to 14th December 2018||9:00 A.M Onwards every day||National Bal Bhavan Delhi|
|2||Prize Distribution Ceremony||15th December 2018||3:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M||Siri Fort Auditorium, Delhi|
Kala Utsav 2018 Prize
All the winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd) will be awarded with cash prize, a trophy and Medals in each art form. All participants will be given a certificate of participation. The cash award in each art form are
1st Prize : Rs.25,000/-
2nd Prize: Rs.20,000/-
3rd Prize : Rs.15,000
Entries for Kala Utsav 2018
This year, all competitions wil be solo and not in groups. Each of the state, UT, KVS and NVS can send two entries i.e one male and one female students in each art from.
Entries for Kala Utsav, will have only students performers/ artists who will prepare under the supervision of the school authorities. No involvement of professional arties or performers will be accepted. However the teachers will be guiding / facilitating all related activites.
The maximum number of participants recommended in the team of the state, UT, KVS and NVS is
Solo Music (Vocal) – 1 Female Student, 1 Male Student
Solo Music (Instrumental) – 1 Female Student, 1 Male Student
Solo Dance – 1 Female Student, 1 Male Student
Painting – 1 Female Student, 1 Male Student
Every State, UT, KVS and NVS will nominate one male teacher for male participants and one female teacher for female participants to accompany their teams. In case of CWSN additional escort can either be a parent or a teacher.
Thus every state, UT, KVS and NVS will send a team consisting of 8 students participants and 2-3 teachers/escorts i.e a maximum of 11 persons from a State/ UT and KVS/ NVS.