Balotsav 2011, children’s festival organized by Bal Bhavan, was held on Friday at Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir, Kala Academy.
The festival which received an overwhelming response from students across the state, aimed at developing students’ interest in learning and understanding traditional art and culture.
An art exhibition, organized by the students of Bal Bhavan Kendra, was also held on this occasion.
Speaking on the occasion State Legislative Assembly Speaker Pratapsing Rane said, Goa has a prosperous and splendid tradition of traditional arts. Over the years, Goans have excelled in the fields of music, dance, poetry and the fine arts, he said and added that Bal Bhavan provides a platform to the young artistes.
A cultural programme was also presented by the students of Bal Bhavan Kendras around the State.