GUWAHATI, Aug 17 - The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Guwahati, is organising the �ISKCON Heritage Fest 2015�, a series of Vedic competitions among schoolchildren of greater Guwahati on the Rukmini Krishna temple-cum-cultural complex premises at South Sarania, Ulubari Chariali here, from August 23, a press release issued here today said.
The aim of this festival is to inculcate moral and ethical values among the young students of the society, establishing the real formula for peace, social harmony and communal amity.
The festival is also expected to create awareness about various aspects of the rich cultural and philosophical heritage of Vedic India among the new generation.
The inaugural function will start from August 23 with �Vedic art competition� from 10 am, followed by �Gita shloka recitation competition� from 2 pm. The festival will come to an end on August 30 with �Vedic fancy dress competition� from 10 am, followed by �Krishna bhajan competition� from 2 pm.
The competitions are open for students from the Nursery level to Class VII in different groups. The students may participate in the competitions individually or through their respective schools.
For further details, the participants may enquire in their respective schools, or at the ISKCON temple office at Ulubari, or over phone, the press release added.