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National Youth Festival organised by Indian Red Cross Society

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A three-day National Youth Festival organised by the (IRCS) began in today to help the youth understand their potential and encourage them to contribute to the society in a more effective manner.

Around 400 Red Cross volunteers from across the country participated in the festival which aims to give the volunteers direction towards self-sufficiency and sustainability.

A statement issued by the said, "This interactive festival will see exchange of thoughts between the volunteers and the experts from Red Cross and other sectors as well."

The event is a mix of educational-cum-cultural extravaganza with each state performing dance, theatre or music. It would culminate with a award ceremony during the valedictory function.

of IRCS said National Youth Festival is a short-term booster to not only create a platform wherein the Youth Red Cross volunteers interact with their counterparts from across the country, but also to create a synergy among them to complete various knowledge building tasks.

The volunteers would also get an opportunity to meet with Ritesh Malik, Umesh Vikram Kumar and among others.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 19:15 IST