The uprising of inherent pride in the motherland was evident as Sri Venkateshwarites presented 1857-An Uprising on October 25-26,2013 as Sri Venkateshwar International School celebrated its Annual Day ‘Vivaan’.
Mr Premchand Palety ,Chief Executive C-fore and Prof Brahmanand Mishra, Hon’ble Chairman Board of Governors, NSIT were the Chief Guests for the occasion. Gp Capt Ishwar Singh, Advisor , Venkateshwar Group of Schools, members of the Management Committee, Venkateshwar Group of Schools and Mr Sailander Solanki,Chairman SVIS were among the distinguished luminaries present.
The School Principal Ms Nita Arora welcomed all and presented the school report. Thereafter the school Band-The Fangs presented a musical tribute –The Ocean of Emotions setting the pace for the theme to unfold. The invocation with a difference sought the blessings of almighty as the dancers depicted human cognizance for their actions be it greed, destruction of nature or human values.The ballet-1857 –an Uprising retraced India’s first collective struggle for freedom. The stage came alive with the depiction of ripples of water as East India Company came and took over. The sheer elegance of the depiction of scenes and narratives, the nuances, the stances and the expressions highlighted the fine artistry of the young artistes. The stellar performance catapulted the audience back to the era and ended with the modern world being inextricably linked to the pre-independent one.
The audience sat back overwhelmed. It was a day that saw the felicitation of students who had excelled through their multifaceted talent The students were awarded in various categories: Literary Genius, Creative Genius, Ace swimmer, etc. The students from classes VI-X who proved their mettle in the field of academics were also awarded merit certificates and cash prizes. Pranjal Agrawal was awarded the Principal’s Award for Leadership and Vishu Gupta was conferred with the Chairman’s Trophy for Excellence.
The Chief Guests were enthralled by the performances and motivated the young torchbearers to be righteous citizens. The School Chairman expressed his joy on seeing the veritable growth of the students.
The show came to an end having ignited the patriotic fervor and the awakening of each ones conscience with each parent and participant taking a pledge for being responsible citizenship. The event VIVAAN not only aimed at highlighting each student’s creative potential but also fulfilled its social responsibility by encouraging people to be alert citizens.