Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (LocalWire): Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 31st PECUC Sisumela will be organised on a digital platform for the first time in its history, organisers said today.
Every year People’s Cultural Centre (PECUC), a leading voluntary organisation of Odisha, observes the International Child Rights Week (Nov 14-Nov 20) by organising the PECUC “Sisumela”- a competitive programme for children since 1990.
This year, different competitions of the 31st edition of the Sisumela will be organised on a digital platform.
Various competitions like Song (Class II to X), Rhyme (Nursery to class I), Modern Dance (Nursery to Class IV), Odishi Dance (Class II to X), Fancy Dress (Nursery to Class VII), Fine Arts (Class II to IV- Topic- “My dream school playground”, Class V to VII – “Clean & Safe Environment”, Class VIII to X- “Water is Life”) and Elocutions in both English and Odia (Class V to VII- Topic- “COVID-19: My Experience in Lockdown Situation”, Class VIII to X – “Online Education during COVID-19”) will be held.
Participants are required to send their videos and a scanned copy or a photo for the Fine Arts competition before 7th Nov 2020.
Details about the rules and regulations are available on the website www.pecuc.org and also on the Facebook page @pecucodisha of PECUC. The participants can send their videos to firstname.lastname@example.org or to WhatsApp no. 7848044899.
The prizes and certificates will be sent to the participant’s address.
PECUC is also inviting bio data for PECUC’s different Annual Awards. This bio data or CV needs to be sent to email@example.com by 1st November.
The awards that will be awarded to the children below 18 years are “Prananatha Pattnaik Memorial Award” for social work, “Dr. P.C. Dash Memorial Sisu Pratibha Award” for all round achievement, “Baji Rout Memorial Award” for bravery and courageous activities, “Sharat Pujari Memorial Awards” to child artist for acting & “Ketaki Pattnaik Memorial Award” for securing highest mark in 5th class scholarship examination.
On this occasion, other awards that will be given are “Shishusathi Award” for outstanding contribution for children, “Swarup Jena Memorial Award” for outstanding contribution in the field of Journalism, “Abani Baral Memorial Award” for teacher, “Dr. P.C. Dash Memorial Sisu Adhikar Surakhya Award” for working towards child protection and development and “Aradhana Nanda Memorial Award” to Women PRI for outstanding work as people’s representative.