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'Gita Fest' Begins on January 16

by Vidyashree Amaresh, The Hindu

Posted January 16, 2006

Date:13/01/2006 Karnataka - Bangalore

ISKCON, Bangalore, will be organising `Gita Fest,' an inter-school competition based on the `Bhagavad Gita' from January 16.

It will offer schoolchildren from LKG to Standard X an opportunity to participate in events and contests based on the `Gita' and a chance to appreciate Vedic scriptures.

Competitions will be held in singing, painting and writing. Sloka chanting contest, `Gita' elocution and `Gita' memorising contest will also he held.

There will also be a group singing contest, where students can sing slokas from the `Gita' in either Carnatic or Hindustani style and an essay writing contest on verses from the `Gita.' The fest will conclude on January 19.

All school students in Bangalore can participate. There is no entry fee.

The last date for submission of entries is January 13.

For more details and registration, contact ISKCON,
Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Road, Bangalore 560 010.
Ph: 080-2347 1956 / 2357 8346 Mobile: 9341397838.

For a complete event schedule, log on to
www.iskconbangalore.org/gitafest or email:
krishna@iskconbangalore.org

Vidyashree Amaresh
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