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Music fest at Springdales, Pusa Rd

Springdales School, Pusa Road, hosted the annual inter-house song competition recently. The competition saw the eight houses of the school singing to the tunes of some of the best Sufi songs such as Maula Mere Maula, Ali More Angna and Haji Ali.

delhi Updated: Jun 26, 2011 23:29 IST

Springdales School, Pusa Road, hosted the annual inter-house song competition recently. The competition saw the eight houses of the school singing to the tunes of some of the best Sufi songs such as Maula Mere Maula, Ali More Angna and Haji Ali. Students from Class 6-12 participated in the competition. The chief guest for the occasion was the world renowned Indian Sufi singer Zila Khan. She expressed delight at the enthusiasm

displayed by the students and was also enthralled at the students' choice of songs and complimented them. The competition was judged by Azad, department of music, Sardar Patel Vidyalaya and Santosh Kumar, department of music, Bal Bharti School, Pitampura. The spirit of Sufi music charged the atmosphere as the judges, chief guest and members of the audience enjoyed the morning in all its mystic charm.

Indraprastha International School, Dwarka, organised a trip to an orphanage 'Children of the World', Dwarka, for the montessori students. The school believes that no education is ever complete without the inculcation and combination of ethics in children. It was the effort of tiny-tots to put smiles and brightness during the World Red Cross Day festivities. Students gifted clothes, shoes, eatables, stationary material, etc, to the children. They prayed together, shared stories and played games with them. The children of Indraprastha have truly shown their commitment to society.

A junior multimedia lab at Mount St Mary's School, Delhi Cantt, was inaugurated by Sanjeev Kumar, chief executive officer, Delhi Cantt. A vision of the principal, Rev Bro. Dominic Jacob, the lab was revamped and fitted with 45 new HCL computers, each with a separate set of headphones. The lab follows the opening of the Bro Aloysius Multimedia Centre for senior students in 2009, now a major part of the school's infrastructure.

Chiranjiv Bharati School, Palam Vihar, had an assembly on Japan. It was an attempt to make the primary students aware of the unique culture of Japan. The students showcased Japanese culture in the form of Japanese traditional dance, tea ceremony, taekwondo demonstration, celebration of festivals and seasons with a skit. Words such as Sakura and Samurai were made meaningful through depictions and narration. The students were seen wearing the traditional dress of Japan along with their beautiful hand fans and small, beautiful umbrellas. The panoramic display and performance was lauded by the principal Sangeeta Saxena and the headmistress (primary wing) Shoma Lahiri.