CUTTACK: The two-day 7th Inter Xavier’s Talent Competition (INXTACO)-2016 organised under the aegis of St Xavier’s High School, Nayabazar kicked off at Potapokhari here on Thursday.
Spiritual head, Kriya Yoga International Paramahansa Prajnanandaji Maharaj inaugurated the national level cultural festival which aims at exploring talents of young Xavierians through different competitions like debate, essay writing, elocution, pantomime, folk and fusion dance, Xavierans Got Talent and laughter show during the two-day extravaganza.
Addressing the gathering, Paramahansa Prajnanandaji Maharaj exhorted the students to be guided in a spiritual way.
More than 700 students belonging to 30 St Xavier’s Group of Schools of different States including Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Delhi are participating in INXTACO-2016 to showcase their talents.
On the day, competitions like live art, talent show, quiz and group dance were organised.
Justice AS Naidu, graced the occasion as the chief guest. Among others, chairman of St Xavier’s Group of Schools GS Patnaik, director Prabhu Charan Mohanty, Principal of St Xavier’s High School, Nayabazar Vincent Edessary, administrator GS Panda and CEO Mukesh Saraf were present.