Razzmatazz- Emerging Technologiesadmin
The fourth edition of, RAZZMATAZZ, the Annual Inter School Festival of Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow saw a galaxy of talented students come together from twenty-five schools across the country. The theme chosen this year was ‘Emerging Technologies ‘, which saw a participation of almost 750 students in both the onsite and online events. A total of twenty-eight competitions were held at various venues over a period of two days. The entire campus was made vibrant with red, white and black theme colours of the Fest. The highlight being the welcome Robot “Robo Razz” designed by the students of the host school.
The inauguration ceremony began with the lighting of the lamp followed by ‘Shiva Stuti ‘, a prayer dance performance given by the students of the school.The Chief Guest for the inaugural day was Dr.Meera Dixit, a renowned Kathak dancer and lecturer at Bhatkhande Music University, Lucknow.
The events conducted on Day 1 included technology-based events aptly titled –Razzometry,Razzlab Juniors, Formula razz, Trash Art, Techno Verse, Electrivire, Razzdoodle, Razzmat-Ad, Emojination and Quiz Whiz. These events saw the participation of students from pre-primary to grade XII with great enthusiasm and fervour. A plethora of judges from various creative and technical fields came to judge the events. They were greatly impressed by the creativity and presence of mind of even the youngest of participants. Their confidence and eloquence stole everyone’s heart. Students and accompanying teachers from the visiting schools seemed greatly enamoured by the novelty and variety of the events.
Day 2 began with a prayer song ‘God is Good’ followed by ‘Ram Stuti’ presented by the school choir. There was a heightened enthusiasm amongst the students as day 2 was lined up with events like – KavyaRaz, Razzweb,Razz Cycle, Techno frenzy, Dance-o-graphics, TechTalk, Razz-o-Raga, Zoomin Lens and RazzKlick. The basket ball courts echoed with excitement as the students cheered their bots as they competed with other bots over a mini obstacle course in the event-Techno frenzy.
Simultaneously, at other venues the students enjoyed the technical grooves at Dance -O-Graphics. Where the students performed amazing robotic stunts on the stage. Creative masterpieces were made in the installation art using e -waste. Poetic notes on technology were heard in the ‘Kavya -Razz, the Hindi elocution competition. Melodious Hindi ragas were sung in Razz -O-Raga,which enthralled the audience.
The fest came to a befitting end with the song ‘We are all in this together’ in the closing ceremony. This was followed by an energetic dance by the students. The chief guests for the occasion were RJ Saransh and RJ Shweta from 93.5 FM who amused the audience with their humorous interaction with the audience. This was followed by the prize distribution. The event concluded with the Vote of Thanks given by the Principal, Ms Poonam Kochitty, who appreciated the effort of all the teachers, students, staffand participant schools who contributed to the super success of the fourth edition of RAZZMATAZZ.
As they say,‘No Goodbyes are Final’, hence the event closed with a promise of another scintillating edition of RAZMATAZZ in the year 2020.