Kochi: Minister for Education C Raveendranath said that the 2018 State School Fest will be held in December in Alappuzha itself. The decision was announced at the manual committee meeting conducted in Kochi on Monday.
The government decided to conduct the school fest without any celebrations. The minister also said that there won’t be inauguration or closing ceremony inorder to reduce expenditure.
The dates of the fest will be decided at the meeting to be held on Tuesday. The competition for all events will be conducted like that of the previous year with any changes.
The minister added that though the number of fest days will be cut short, proper space will be provided to the students to exhibit their creative and co-scholastic talents.
Apart from the school fest, the manual committee also decided to conduct the sports fest at Thiruvananthapuram and science fest at Kannur for this academic year.