Tribune News Service
Amritsar, November 15
The Indian Academy of Fine Arts (IAFA) on Monday organised an on-the-spot painting competition to mark Children’s Day. The competition saw over 100 participants from 125 schools, who competed in various categories.
Cash awards of Rs 1,000, Rs 700, Rs 500 were given to top three winners and consolation prizes of Rs 200 to others. With this the gallery also announced the 86th edition of All-India Exhibition of Arts for 2021. The event was not organised last year due to pandemic.
The Indian Academy of Fine Arts organises the All-India Art Exhibition at a grand scale every year with cash pries of Rs 1 lakh announced for winners of the competition. Several eminent artists from across the country participate in the exhibition that had previously featured 800 art works from over 350 artists.
Arvinder Chamak, general secretary, Indian Academy of Fine Arts, said this year two entries from each participant has been invited that will be judged by a panel of eminent, senior artists.
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