ABBOTTABAD, 19 November: The local cultural music competition ‘Ya Qurbaan’ concluded in Abbottabad on Wednesday.
Ninety-four new singers from Hazara division took part in the competition which was organised by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture Department at Jalal Auditorium. Zain Ali got first position in Hindko cultural songs competition, Mahnoor got second position and Ashir Bhatti got third position. In Pashto Tappa (a style of singing) competition, Gul Bahadur got first position, Zahir Swat secured second position and Niaz Gul got third position.
The first position holders got cash prizes of Rs100,000, second position holders got Rs75,000 and third position holders got Rs50,000 each.
The first round of the competitions was held in Mardan, while the next round will be organised in Peshawar on 21 November.