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Art festival at Heritage, Gurgaon

The Heritage School, Gurgaon, hosted the 'Kala Parv', an art festival that brings together myriad art forms on one platform. The festival is based on the school's commitment to its core philosophy of inclusion, respect and freedom.

india Updated: Nov 28, 2011 00:28 IST

The Heritage School, Gurgaon, hosted the 'Kala Parv', an art festival that brings together myriad art forms on one platform. The festival is based on the school's commitment to its core philosophy of inclusion, respect and freedom. The theme of this year's festival was 'Glimpses of the Past', showcasing student-made pottery, tribal paintings, art on murals, boat and urns as well as oil paintings and contemporary expressions. Students from schools such as Lancer's International and Shri Ram attended the fest, which had performances in association with SPICMACAY, which included a Hindustani classical vocal concert by renowned Dr Ashwini Bhere and a play 'Refund' by the school theatre group. "In the competitive atmosphere of today, Heritage School celebrates the uniqueness of each student," said Manit Jain, director of the school.

St. Mark's Senior Secondary School, Meera Bagh, organised a social science exhibition 'Srishti' in school premises. The exhibition was an attempt to teach students about the culture and heritage of our country and other nations. Students showcased the cultures of Italy, China, Turkey, Netherlands, Mexico, USA, UK and also many states of India - from Assam to Tamil Nadu. Dignitaries like HK Pandey, Education Officer, Zone XVII; Antonia Grande, Deputy Director, Italian Embassy's Cultural Section; Ozgur Ayturk, Culture and Tourism counsellor, Turkish Embassy graced the occasion. The highlights of the exhibition were the various dances and songs-both Indian as well as from other countries. More than 1,800 students participated in the exhibition.

Bal Bharati Public School, Dwarka, celebrated its 14th annual day. Professor Rajni Abbi, Delhi Mayor, was the Chief Guest and Padmashree Ranjana Gauhar was the Guest of Honour. Dr Nitin Malik, Jt Registrar, and Prof Anu Singh Lather, Director International Affairs, IP University and other eminent guests graced the programme which began with an exhibition that celebrated individual talent with the theme 'Celebrating Myself'.

St. Thomas' School, Mandir Marg, celebrated its annual day recently. Director education Dewan Chand was the chief guest. Mrs Manoharan, the manager, felicitated the chief guest and Mrs Amos, the principal, gave the welcome address. The chief guest appreciated the school's promotion of all-round development of the students. The cultural fiesta included a French song, a dance performance 'Utsav' and a 'musical rhapsody' by the school choir.