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Myth meets modernity

Cultural performances by kids and portrayal of mythological characters won hearts. Smita Kumar catches the action

I Learn I Play

Event: Annual Day

Duration: Around three hours

Special attraction: A kathak performance by three-year-old Shambhavi Raj of nursery enthralled the audience. Sixteen students performed a dance on the Bollywood track Radha Teri Chunari. School principal Anjula said apart from studies, extracurricular activities are also important and the school provides training in karate, music, dance, abacus and others. It is important to organise such events to remove stage fear from students, she said.

Tender Hearts International

Event: Ram Navami celebrations

Duration: Around one-and-a-half hours

Special attraction: Children from the age of three to 10 came dressed

up as characters from the Ramayan. The young ones dressed up as Ram, Lakshman, Sita and Hanuman on the festival. The kids were quite enthusiastic on the occasion owing to a large number of participants. The founder of the school, Premlata Bhargava, gave her blessings to the kids. She said: It is important to take part in these festivals to know about our roots.