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Apple Autumn and Art festival held

Arists who displayed their work included Yasmin Hussain, Irum Malik, ITI Bab Demb students, Mohsin, Adil, Nusrat, Hina, Sulaiman, Shazia Bashir, Abid Ali, Abdul Rashid, Shagufta and Yamberzal group.
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Srinagar | Posted : Nov 15 2017 2:03AM | Updated: Nov 15 2017 1:33AM
Apple Autumn and Art festival held
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Space Communications, a J&K based event management company today organized Apple Autumn and Art Festival at Indoor stadium here.  

The function was inaugurated by Prof Khursheed Andrabi, V-C Kashmir University along with director Tourism, Kashmir, Mahmood Shah.

“More than 3000 kids and youngsters participated in the festival and displayed their creative work. Students and professional artists displayed paper art, leaf art, live paper machie work, mamda work, Handicrafts, science models, craft work, photographs, sketches,” the organizers said in a statement.

 Prof Andrabi said, “it is nice to see our youngsters displaying their talent in such a creative way. We have the best of the skull and we need to channelize it properly and make it a good business skill for our youngsters.”  

Many artists entertained students with their musical and laughter performances. Students of Hattrick Public School did wonderful performances besides New Bonvivant School, Delhi Public School, Srinagar, G.D. Goenka School, Mars Public School, Vishwabharati and Government School, Soura. 

Around 60 schools participated in this festival and children displayed their art work in various categories. Music Maestro Krishan Langoo congratulated youngsters for participating in Kashmiri traditional folk art and commended the role of youth from government and private schools in preserving heritage of Kashmir.

“Indoor stadium wore a festive look with lot of creative designs and use of wonderful props by creative consultant Pallavi Geelani,” the statement said. 

A special scholarship contest titled KIIT Nanhi Pari was organised for the girl students from various schools. Dr. Sucheta from KIIT along with  Smita and  Shradanjali lauded efforts of youngsters. Saiam Bhat who was one of the judges besides G.H.Hira and Krishan Langoo said, “I feel happy, soothing and mesmerised with so much of creativity around me,”

A special award of honour was given to Atiqa Bano, founder Miraas Mahal, which displayed the heritage art work of Jammu and Kashmir. The festival has gathered tremendous response and has been widely supported by Greater Kashmir, J&K Bank, National Health Mission and many other organisations. 

Arists who displayed their work included Yasmin Hussain, Irum Malik, ITI Bab Demb students, Mohsin, Adil, Nusrat, Hina, Sulaiman, Shazia Bashir, Abid Ali, Abdul Rashid, Shagufta and Yamberzal group.

Dr. Amit Wanchoo, CEO SPACE Communications while interacting with media said, “this festival has been organised to provide a creative space for students, kids and professional artists who can jointly express themselves in various forms and this festival in itself becomes a source of entertainment for our youngsters.”

“I had planned this festival in 2014, but we could not do it due to floods and turmoil. This year we never expected to get such a huge support for this event. We hope that organising this festival in November will help in making winter more vibrant, positive and creative season for our youth,” he added.