Cultural Fest for Special Kids

Published: 29th January 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th January 2015 12:07 AM   |  A+A-


KOCHI: Kochouseph Chittilappilly,chairman, V- Guard inaugurated Rotary Cochin International’s Bhavana 2015. Bhavana is the only cultural festival that is organised for the special children in Kerala.

It sees a participation of more than 900 differently-abled children from over 30 special schools. Competitions for Group Dance, Group Song, Painting, Drawing and Tableau was conducted for physically challenged and mentally challenged children in junior, senior and super senior categories. The complete programme was conceived and designed by RCI. Manoj Madhav, Bhavana 2015 chairman, Fr Mathew Kallinkal, director, Assisi Vidyaniketan Public School, RCI president Jibu Paul, Venugopalan Menon, district-3201 governor, Bindu George,vice president- Ernakulam district panchayat  and RCI secretary Vijayakumar V K participated.

In the mentally challenged category the overall winners were Shampoo Ran Special School, Kaloor. The first runners up was Alphons Sadan Special School, Pannimattom and second runner up - Snehanilayam Special School, Chembumukku.

In the physically challenged category the overall winners are Fr Agastino Vinci’s Special School, Mundanveli. First runner up - Home of Faith, Chitetthukara and second runner up - Dare Project, Munnar. Prizes were distributed by film actor Lalu Alex, Rajasab, Perly, Prakash Chandran, district governer nominee, Rajmohan Nair and past district seccretary, Rajagopal.

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