'Kala Darpan' Organized by PEHS on the 74th Republic Day
The 74th Republic Day celebrations of independent India was celebrated with pomp and fanfare at various places in Powai and Chandivali. Powai English High School (PEHS) also celebrated “Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsava” on 74th Republic Day with great enthusiasm. On this occasion, the Tricolor was unfurled by Commander Vijay Vadhera (Retd) otThe attraction of this national festival at PEHS was the ‘Kala Darpan’ – an art and culture Fest with live music. It showcased the various talents of the students.
The exhibits showcased attractive paintings, tabloids, collage making, sketches, bottle art, and craft work by the students. They also showcased the culture of different regions of India, and the kindergarten and primary kids’ dance performance was adorable.
Along with Commander Vijay Vadhera, actor Jayaraj Nair, Commander GVK Unnithan, Capt Avinash Nerulkar, Dr Narayan Iyer (CEO - Indian Development Foundation), Dr. Nanda Kumar Jadhav, writer Katie Bagli, nurse Pushpa Moncy, Senior Police Inspector Uttam Suryavanshi (Powai Traffic Division), social worker Rajool Sanjay Patil, teachers, and various media persons were guests at the celebration.
In collaboration with GHP Group, this cultural and art exhibition was organized by the principal Shirley Udayakumar, Secondary HM Sreekumar Menon, Primary HM Binu Nair, and Pre-Primary HM Bhavna Magoo, teachers, parents and students.
The school gave them a good platform to exhibit their talents. The art teacher Lauraj Rane, Pramila Atkare and other teachers supported the Fest, with students helping shoulder to shoulder in making into a huge success.
Every year on Republic Day, the tableaux of different states present their culture on the Kartavya Path in Delhi. A mini version of the same was seen this year at the ‘Kala Darpan’ organized by Powai English High School. Fest from tabloids to the food of different states, temples, important personalities, etc was showcased. Some replicas were an added attraction, military aircraft, warships, guns, and missiles were perfect representation for Republic Day.