Music & Dance
Inter DPS Indian Classical Orchestra Festival
Delhi Public School, Faridabad hosted the ‘Inter DPS Indian Classical Orchestra Festival, 2015’ on November 20, 2015. The eventful day saw 22 Delhi Public Schools participating in the gala event. The festival commenced with the inaugural ceremony which was followed by the competition. The orchestras from the schools across the country mesmerized the audience by their symphonies.
The event was adjudged by a panel of eminent personalities from the field of music. The budding instrumentalists had the pleasure of performing before the worthy judges, Ustad Hashmat Ali Khan Sahib, a legendary table maestro, who is a recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademy award & Taan Samrat Award, Pt. Jwala Prasad ji, who is a recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademy award & Shri Rajesh Prasannaji, who is a flutist of high repute.
The Valedictory function was graced by the Chief guest Rear Admiral (Retd) M.M. Chopra, Chairman, Managing Committee, DPS Faridabad and Ms Renu Mital, Director DPS Society.
The Valedictory function began with the welcome of the guests & lamp lighting. The winning teams; DPS Faridabad (3rd position), DPS R.K. Puram (2nd position) and DPS Greater Noida (1st position) performed before the guests. M.M. Chopra ji, in his address, complimented the teams for their hard work & exemplary performance. Mrs Mital praised the school for successfully hosting the mega event and emphasised on the importance of such opportunities for students.
The festival culminated with the prize distribution where in the winning team was awarded the Rolling Trophy & a cash prize of Rs 50,000/-. The 2nd & the 3rd position winners were awarded Rs 25,000/- & Rs 12,500/- respectively. Overall the day was power packed with the presence of eminent judges and the soul stirring performances by the competitors.
The School won the Judges’ Critical Acclaim in the Inter DPS Dance Fest NRITYANJALI held at DPS, Indirapuram on August 8, 2015. The children presented a ballad on Kalidas’ Meghdoot. The team qualified to participate in the Nationals to be held at DPS Noida.
The School Team was awarded the Second Prize in ‘Solo Song’ and ‘Group Song’ categories in the Inter DPS Hindustani Vocal Music Competition ‘’Swaranjali’’ organised on May 15, 2015 at DPS, Faridabad.