Jashn -e- Bachpan
Delhi Public School endeavours to instill the qualities of effective expression and confidence amongst its students. Jashn-e-Bachpan– a festival of dramatic expressions was instrumental in providing the students a rostrum to showcase these coveted traits. It was a two-day cultural extravaganza spanning over November 2 and 3, 2018. Class IX was first in row on November 2 to set the stage alight by its scintillating performance of ‘Around the World’ followed by the young and enthusiastic stars of class VIII who presented a colourful extravaganza of mellifluous music and scintillating enactment of ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’. Third in row was class VII which presented ‘The Three Musketeers’.
On the second day of Jashn-e-Bachpan, Saturday November 3, 2018 the campus of Delhi Public School buzzed again with excitement as grandparents, parents and friends poured in, filled with curiosity and enthusiasm to witness their wards’ prowess in theatre. The first to perform was class VI. They presented ‘Coral Island’ followed by the talented stars of class V who performed ‘Treasure Island’. The last to go were the dynamic and vivacious students of class IV who showcased their talent by performing ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’.
The function incepted with the students extending a cordial welcome to the parents. They greeted them genially and apprised them of the verve that is generated by the event, that is, Jashn-e-Bachpan. Thereafter, they shared with the parents some of the momentous attainments of the past session which was abounding with memorable events potent enough to be cherished throughout life. In keeping with our annual theme ‘Noise Pollution’, the students manifested that they were steadfast in their crusade against this menace by presenting a recital on the same. Through the performance they urged everyone to combat this scourge.
The parents were incredulous to see their wards performing confidently on the stage and were enthralled by the amalgamation of emotions, finesse and coordination. The vibrant dance performances of the vivacious students complemented the show. Their costumes looked resplendent owing to their thoughtfully chosen colour combination and appropriate style. The ease with which the students had donned them was amazing too. The symphony of the lively songs sung in the most mellifluous fashion by the choir group left the audience spell bound.
The Principal, Mrs Balmit Kaur then addressed the august gathering. In her address, she lauded the students for their impeccable performance and encouraged them to refine their performance further. In the end to express their reverence for their country and reiterate their patriotism, the parents, the students and the teachers sang the National Anthem in unison.