Submitted by Subeditor on Thu, 2015-11-12 15:36 Mangaluru, Nov 12: Kavita Trust, an organisation which works for the promotion of Konkani poetry, conducted its annual Konkani poetry reciting competition at six places of Karnataka and Goa recently. The competitions were held at Panaji, Margaon, Mangalore, Bantwal, Udupi and Moodbidri. 220 participants from different places took part in this competition which was being held in two categories. It was the second year of the competition for children below the age of 15 years and the fifth year for the youth between the age group of 15 to 30 years. Altogether 25 youth and 19 children were selected for the final round which will be held on January 10, 2016 at World Konkani Centre . The competition aimed to create love and affection towards Konakani poetry and to encourage the children to start learning Konkani at an young age.