Director Sathyan Anthikad and actress Anashwara Rajan distributed prizes to the winners of the 'Attam Pattu' online arts festival for school children organised jointly by Malayala Manorama and Jain University during the Covid period. The state-level champions Ernakulam Kakkanad Bhavans Adarsha Vidyalaya received a cash award of Rs. 25,000 and runners-up Pandalam NSS English Medium UP School received a cash award of Rs 15,000, trophy, and certificate. The teachers and students of both the schools received the awards.
Kannur Cherupuzha JM UP School student KR Anjana, Kakkanad Idachira Marthoma Public School student KS Kashinathan, Senior Girideepam Bathani Central School student Ankita Aneesh, J.Vishal, Ernakulam Kongorpilly Govt. CS Anand of HSS also received the prizes. They were presented with Rs 10,000, a trophy, and a certificate.
Though Sherwin Sharaf, a former student of AM HSS, Tirurkadu, Malappuram, who shared the title of Senior Artist, couldn’t attend the function as he was abroad for further studies, the audience gave him a loud round of applause. The winners also shared their experiences at the Attam Song Festival.
Jain University New Initiatives Director Tom Joseph, Kakkanad Bhavans Adarsha Vidyalaya Vice-Principal P Jyothi, Pandalam NSS School Principal V Rakesh Kumar, and Malayala Manorama Marketing General Manager B Balagopal were the speakers.