Malappuram: The 53rd State School Art Festival venues at Malappuram were vibrant on the second day on Tuesday with young artists stunning the audience with their performances.
Kozhikode and Kannur districts are in the first and second positions with 167 and 159 points respectively. Palakkad is placed third with 139 points, followed by Thrissur with 134 points.
Inaugurating the festival, Chief Minister Ommen Chandy on Monday announced the doubling of the prize money for the winners.
As many as 17 venues, including MSP Parade Ground, Kottappadi Ground, Municipal Town Hall, St. Gemma’s HSS, GBHSS (Down Hill) and Rose Lounge, are hosting the festival.
Leader of the Opposition V.S Achuthanandan will inaugurate the valedictory session on January 20 afternoon.