India, the most populous democracy in the world is a multilingual and a multi-ethnic country. At Orchids The International School, Jalahalli, Bangalore, on 20th of December 2013, there was a mega event themed as “Incredible India,” which completely transformed the school into mystical India along with its magnificent facets. The aim of this event to create a powerful visual perception of India that is being a magical place with rich cultural heritage, art and unity in diversity.
The parents and guests were welcomed in a traditional Indian way where the students of Grade I applied vermilion tilak to the forehead of the guests and showered the flower petals. Students from each class come up with stunning programmes to exhibit the greatness of our motherland. The concept of ‘Vasudea Kutumbakam’ Universal Brotherhood was presented by the students of Grade I while the students of Grade II showcased the different states of diverse India beginning from Kashmir to Tamil Nadu and out lining from Gujarat to Arunachal Pradesh, encompassing a common feeling of Nationality.
Grade III students gave an introduction to the Indian classical dances from Bharatnatyam and Kathak to Mohiniattam, Odissi and Manipuri while Grade IV students took them to the roots of India from the traditional way of cooking to agriculture. The Indian architecture cannot be missed out as it reflects the rich heritage and empires of great Kings and Nawabs. The students of Grade V projected the monuments of India.
It was a wonderful feeling for the parents to see their children transformed the school into a magical place with their talents. The students at Orchids The International Bangalore got a glimpse of India’s diverse culture and heritage.