Melange of culture enthralls all

Last Updated 29 January 2011, 16:38 IST

For more than three hours, the  hall came alive with the cultural programmes ranging from the traditional songs and dance to the fusion dance and fancy dress competitions.

The students presented a colourful events enthralling the audience. The show began with a ballet based on ‘Punyakoti’, a moral character of a cattle which gets ready to become a kill for a hungry tiger to keep her promise.

The children’s acting to the famous folk song of Kannada, “Dharani Mandala Madhyadolage”... took the audience to an emotional journey of truth, sacrifice, promise, high morality and principles.


Even as the class III students of the Vidyapeetha portrayed the ballet to the music of theatre person H K Ramanath, Sinchana mesmerised the spectators with her portrayal of the main character, ‘Punyakoti’ as it caught the attention of the audience.

It was followed by a western dance, butterfly dance, horse dance and a fancy dress contest.


Another moving event was the patriotic song and dance programmes from the students of class IV and class V.

The students enacted a replay of Mumbai terror strike and paid rich tributes to the martyrs Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan and the senior police officer Hemant Karakare and others police officers who laid down their lives during the attack.

While the Bangra dance, Punjabi folk dance and the Dandiya from Gujarat brought various flavours and culture from North India.

Followed by a fusion dance by class X students was a the traditional folk dance from Chamarajanagar, Kamsale that received huge accolades.

Earlier,  Justice D V Shylendra Kumar, Judge of Karnataka High Court inaugurated the  celebration.
The Judge and his wife Veena S Kumar distributed prizes for the winners of various competitions.
Nagaraja Rao, President of Gnanaganga Vidyapeetha, Soumya Ramesh, secretary and others were present.

(Published 29 January 2011, 16:38 IST)

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