Thiruvananthapuram: The fourth edition of The Hindu-MetroPlus Pookkalam contest will be held here on August 21.
Only 50 teams will be allowed for the contest on a first come, first served basis. Each team should have five members, including the team captain, of which three should be women. All the members should be above 15 years of age. Each institution can send a maximum of three teams. The �pookkalam should be prepared in two-and-a-half hours, which includes the time for drawing and flower arrangement.
The teams should register in advance. For registration in Thiruvananthapuram, call 2502001 or e-mail to email@example.com The registration fee is Rs.100. It will be refunded after the event. The contest will be held between 9 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. in the auditorium of Government College for Women, Vazhuthacaud.