VISAKHAPATNAM: The Nandi Award-2016 state level drama competitions will be organised in Vizianagaram town from January 18. Andhra Pradesh State Film, Television and Theatre Development Corporation is conducting the competitions.
Collector Vivek Yadav on Monday said that the competitions were being organised in Kurnool and Guntur cities too. As many as 77 entries were received for the competitions to be held in Ananda Gajapathi Kalakshetram in two phases. This time, the corporation has given a chance to the college and universities students to participate in the competitions.
In the first phase of the programme, 43 dramas will be staged between January 18 to 25 and in the second phase, 33 more will be staged from February 11 to 15.
The district administration will provide food and accommodations to the artiste teams.