Finals on 20th June to select ‘Sana Khawan-e-Mustafa’(SAW)
Srinagar, Jun 13: Students from various schools today participated in the first ever Inter School Competition of Husn-e-Naat-2017 organised by Private Schools Association of Kashmir (PSAK).
The week long competition will provide a platform to students from both private and government schools for showcasing their skills in Naat Khawani. The competition will continue till June 19th, 2017 in all districts across the State to select ‘Sana Khawan-e-Mustafa’(SAW).
The competition was inaugurated in presence of Secretary Education Farooq Shah, Director Education G N Itoo, president PSAK G N Var and other officials.
“Today was the first event of the NAAT competition aimed to polish the talents of school children in Naat Khawani,” said Var. “Besides school children, the participants will also include the Naat Khawans from adjacent areas so that it will lead to emergence of best Naat Khawans.”
Todays event was held at JK Public School Humhama and various schools from Budgam participated in the event. “From tomorrow the competition will move to other districts,” said Var.
Boys up to 16-year age, while girls up to 14-year age from all over the State have been invited to take part in ‘Husn-e-Naat Competitions’ on individual and School levels. Eminent ‘Sana Khawans’ of the state have been assigned the task of judges.
The Association said that the students will also be provided help for the preparation of the final event. “Prior to final contest, all the qualifying Naat Khawan Students will be trained in a free workshop to be conducted by famous Naat Khawans of Kashmir,” said Var.
The first position holders in District competitions would be invited to participate in final competition that will take place on 20th June at SKICC Srinagar. The final will also be followed by a felicitation ceremony. (KNS)