CEC, Hill Council Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan presenting the Spandan National Award for Excellence in Arts to Neena Singh.
Five days long All India Painting Camp and National Art Exhibition 2021 concluded at Tourist Facilitation Center (TFC) Biamathang on October 7.
The event was organised by the District Administration and Ladakh Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (LAACL) in collaboration with Spandan Global Art and Cultural Foundation Goa.
Neena Singh and Raj Balram were presented Spandan National Award for Excellence in Arts while Monita Dhingra and Dhanish RS were conferred with the Spandan Artist of the Year Award. Spandan Social Creative Award was also presented to Muhammad Ali Akhone and Kacho Ahmad Khan, Director Ranthag Theatre Group Kargil.
CEC, Hill Council, Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan congratulated the Spandan Global Art and Culture Foundation and Ladakh Academy of Art, Culture, and Languages (LAACL) for providing a platform to the local artists. The event has enabled local artists to learn new techniques and expertise in visual and other related arts. He emphasized on development of human resources along with other aspects of development by providing different skills in arts, science, and techniques to the younger generation and said that holding such events are the ideal platform towards achieving this goal. He assured to extend all-out support to the organizations that aspire to hold any type of such events in the district in coming times.
Talking about the multiethnic culture, traditions, and natural beauty of the place and the unflinching loyalty of the people of Kargil towards the country, he urged the artists from different parts of the country to work as ambassadors to spread this message far and wide.
President, Spandan, Anant Vikas Jain appreciated the students who took part in the painting camp. He said that the artists showed seriousness and enthusiasm throughout the camp and assured to provide an opportunity for local artists from Kargil to participate in their events in India and abroad in the future.
He further urged schools in Kargil to take part in national-level events in collaboration with the Spandan Foundation. He announced that online classes will continue to keep the students in touch with painting and other related arts.