Sohar Malayali Sangham event on Dec 20, 21
Sohar Malayali Sangham is conducting its 7th SMS Youth Festival Competition on December 20 and 21 at Sohar Secondary School for Boys with various onstage and off-stage competitions. The entry is open to all Indian students studying in Oman and UAE. There are competitions in the open categories too for Indian adults.
There are four categories: Sub Junior (below 10), Junior (10-14) Seniors (15-18) and Open category. Competitions will be held in 33 areas like Bharathanyatam, Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi, Folk Dances, Group Dances, Oppana, Kerala Nadanam, drama song, Thiruvathirakali etc.
Competitions in song category include Light Music, Film Songs, Classical Music and Mappilappatu. Moreover, there will be competitions in fancy dress, mono act too. Off-stage competitions will be held in various literary activities such as recitation, essay, story, creative and discursive writings, both in English and Malayalam, and in painting.
As per the tradition of SMS Youth festival, judges with proven records are coming from India to ensure impartial and professional decisions. Literary contests in English will be judged by native speakers. Participants will get an opportunity to interact with the judges at the end of the competitions.