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Workshop on performing Art- Dance

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Aims and Objectives To impart training mainly in the field of Indian Classical Dance Kathak   To inculcate Indian values of life amongst the masses, more particularly the younger generation through the Guru-Shishya Parampara – leading to a direct interaction of the teacher and the student, making the relation special and personalTo cultivate and enhance the interest in dance and other performing arts highlighting that they are not only the medium of entertainment but also a medium for proper channelization of emotions as this plays a vital role in determining the quality of life. Balanced growth of physique, mind andspirit/soul/emotions helps in developing fundamental moral valuesA workshop was conducted by Ms. Disha and Mr. Nishant, eminent Kathak dance performers for the students of Dharohar club. Ms. Disha talked to the students about the Heritage of Dance forms and told them that these dances have formed a vast reservoir from which the classical dances have drawn sustenance. There a…

Inter House Quiz

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As August month was devoted to freedom celebrations so an Inter House Quiz was conducted for the students of Classes VI-VIII on the topic 'Cultural Heritage and Geographical Diversity of India' and a quiz for the students of classes IX-XI on the topic India’s National Movement . The students very enthusiastically participated and showcased their knowledge about their country and freedom movement cherishing the values of freedom and equality.


Cherishing India’s freedom

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Cherishing India’s freedom

August 15, 1947 is the day engraved in gold in the history of India. It is the day when India attained its freedom from the clutches of a long slavery of over 200 years of the British Rule. It was a long and hard struggle in which many freedom fighters and great men laid their lives for our beloved motherland. To celebrate the 71st Independence Day and 75years of Quit India, the students of  Gyan Devi Salwan Public School celebrated the month of August as the Social Science Month. A plethora of activities were planned to celebrate our Independence, Our Heritage, Our beautiful Culture. Three Intra Class Activities were conducted from Classes VI-XI. The students were shown a video on how our constitution was drafted and framed, the purpose of the preamble was explained and the students were asked to learn the preamble along with the guiding values, a short quiz was also conducted after the discussion. In the second Intra Class Activity, movie 'HOME' was…

World Heritage Day!

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18TH April is celebrated as World Heritage Day. Hence it was decided to make the children aware of at least one monument in India, that has been included in UN’S list of World Heritage Sites. On 26th April, the task of enlightening the students about Qutub Minar was undertaken. An informative video (sourced from Youtube) explaining the history, special features of the Qutub Minar and the Qutub Minar Complex was shown to the students. It was followed by an interactive discussion with students who shared their knowledge, fond memories of visit to the monument, interesting facts and queries about the monument. The students also learnt how to sketch the picture of Qutub Minar .


On 3rd May, Dharohar Club students used their creativity and acquired knowledge of Qutub MInar in preparing pamphlets for the same. Students were shown how to fold an A-3 sheet into a pamphlet. They did the needful and created interesting pamphlets with either handwritten or printed information and pictures.

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Performance Day

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Performance day of Dharohar club (Junior and Senior) was organized on 24th January and 6th February, 2017. DHAROHAR Club members gave presentations on the year round activities taken up by them. The Junior Club’s presentation began with a brief explanation of Dharohar and its importance in our lives. Tanmay, Priyanshi and Kashvi reinforced the same through a poetry recitation in Hindi. Senior Club members shared their experiences of the visit to the Humayun’s Tomb. They also apprised the students with objectives and vision of the Dharohar Club. The students of the club proudly showed their membership cards that they had themselves made, using their own creativity and liking. Next in line was a brief description of the shadow puppetry class, wherein students showed the shadow puppets prepared by them and gave a brief description on how they used them.  Student showcased the teej greeting cards that the students had made using mehendi designs. It was followed by the presentation of beautif…

Heritage

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Indus Valley people seem to have loved toys. They made many toys, such as toy carts and toy animals, from baked clay.

Little Archaeologists of Heritage club were shown toys made by people of Harappan Civilization through video. They were also guided by the sculptor Mr.Narender who showed them how to make humped bull, tortoise, squirrels , cows etc. The students then tried their hand in making these toys with the clay and also sun baked them to harden it.


Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations

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Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations
Gyan Devi Salwan Public School celebrated Gandhi Jayanti on 4th October,2016 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the father of our nation-Mahatma Gandhi  with great zeal and enthusiasm. The assembly began with a rendition of bapu's favourite devotional song Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram. A skit was presented by the students which depicted important movements of Gandhi ji like Champaran, Non- Cooperation, Dandi March and Quit India. It gave a glimpse of Gandhiji’s life and principles.The school principal, Ms. Mukul Jha enlightened all the students about the matchless political leader who led the nation to freedom. The assembly ended with the Gandhi ji’s last words “HEY RAM” resonating in the air.



Puppetry Show

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A Shadow puppetry activity cum workshop was conducted by the DHAROHAR CLUB in the month of July to teach children about how to make shadow puppets along with its history , culture and tradition.  Through this activity students learnt to present a story and characters on the curtain through shadow puppets and understood the importance and science of light used in it. The activity was fun filling for the students as well as they learnt the skills of collaborative learning. They learnt how to revive the dying heritage of shadow puppetry by introducing their own characters and story line to it.