Kozhikode: A local holiday has been declared for Kozhikode due to the State School Arts Festival. Schools under the Kozhikode Corporation are on holiday from today to 7. The holiday is also applicable to Secondary- Vocational Higher Secondary Schools.
The 61st State School Art Festival will be lit today. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the festival at the main stage of Westhill at 10 am.
14000 contestants compete in various events in 24 venues. As it is a post-Covid art festival, a huge turnout is expected.