Seth M.R. Jaipuria School celebrated its 28th Founders’ Day with two days of grand performances by its students. The Junior School Founder’s Day was hosted on the 13th of December whereas the Senior School Founders’ Day was hosted on the 14th of December.
The chief guest for the Junior School Founders’ Day was Ms. Ila Arun, a versatile actor, singer and dancer; the Guest of Honor was Ambassador Dr. Deepak Vohra, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister – Lesotho and Guinea – Bissau and Special Advisor – Ladakh Autonomous Hills Council Kargil and Leh. The evening was also graced by the presence of Ms. Anjali Jaipuria, Vice-Chairperson and Ms. Promini Chopra, Principal.
The celebrations began with the lighting of the lamp followed by the invoking Ganesh Vandana. The theme of the 28th Founders’ Day was ‘ Save Earth’ and the school students put up a number of endearing performances based on it.
Some of the performances included the Sanskrit play Prahlad based on the life of Bhakt Prahlad, English play The Little Prince, a play on water conservation by Navsrijan children and Fusion Song and Dance.
The audience also received a special treat from Ms. Ila Arun who sang and danced on her popular song ‘ Dilli Shaher Mein Maro Ghagharo Jo Ghoome’ and ‘Resham ka Rumaal’. She also gifted children from Navsrijan school ‘ghagharas’ and danced with them.
The Chief Guest for the senior school Founders’ Day was Mr. Satish Gupta, a world-renowned artist, sculptor, calligrapher and poet. The Guest of Honour for the evening was Ambassador Dr. Deepak Vohra. The evening was also graced by the presence of Mr. Mukesh Kumar, District Inspector of Schools.
As the 230 piece school orchestra played Raag Miyan Malhar, Mr. Satish Gupta made a live painting to match its beats. In a beautifully choreographed sequence, Mr. Gupta’s brush strokes on the canvas matched the pace of the Bharat Natyam dancers, leaving the audience spell-bound.
Some of the performances included Hindi / English & Sanskrit plays, Mock Parliament Sessions, Mime, Yoga performed to live singing and a variety of dance performances on English, Hindi and Classical songs.