The month of August holds a special place in the hearts and lives of Indians around the world. It is a month of festivities galore. Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow rang in the festivities almost a week in advance with the Dance Pageant 2018 held on 10th August. The event was divided into two segments juniors and seniors. The themes were Janmastami for the juniors and Independence for the senior section. The ingenuity of the acts coupled with the vibrant costumes brought the stage alive.The programme was anchored by Aryan Tripathi of class V and Mansha Verma.
The students of Junior section brought the different facets of Lord Krishna to life with their ebullient performances. The winner of the contest Godavari house blew the audience away with different avatars of Lord Krishna. The second place was shared by Krishna and Ganga House who depicted Radha as the inseparable companion of Krishna and the revelry with the gopis and jolly tricks he played on the people of Gokul and Vrindavan. Narmada house the winners of the third position portrayed the birth of Sri Krishna.
In the Senior section, various houses performed on patriotic songs with grace and panache. Krishna House won the first prize for its performance on themash up of patriotic songs from yester years.The first runners up Godavari house brought out the effervescent hues of India with their performance on the song Desh Rangeela. The second runners up Ganga House were not far behind as they turned the clock back with their depiction of India’s partition and reminded us why it is important for all the countries of the world to live in peace and harmony.The concept chosen by them was lauded by all the three judges. All the acts left the audience agape and frequently breaking into applause whenever the participants made a formation on the stage.
Our Principal, Mrs Poonam Kochitty marveled at all the performances and congratulated all the participants and teachers for their efforts and ingenuity. She also gave valuable tips to the participants on coordination and stage utilization.