Spastics Society of Karnataka won the overall Kalaangana championship, the four-day mega cultural festival.
Story so far: As Kalaangana, the four-day mega cultural festival, came to an end here on Friday, more than 200 awards were given out to children with disabilities who displayed exceptional talents in music, yoga, painting, dance, and fancy dress competition. With 89 participants, the Spastics Society of Karnataka won the overall competition, with Deepika School in Bengaluru coming in second.
- More than 1,200 children between the ages of 4 and 18 from all over the state participated in the 16th edition of the yearly event this year.
- The idea of Kalaangana was to give children with disabilities a stage to display their talents.
Participants: The children participated at the sub-junior, junior, and senior levels and had intellectual disabilities, specific learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, and cerebral palsy. A teaching aid competition for special educators and a parent art competition were also part of the event.