Auckland House ‘student folk dance performances’ spellbound audience
SHIMLA- In an Inter-School Folk Dance competition held at Auckland House School for Girls, Shimla to commemorate their Sesquicentennial Celebrations, spectators received opportunity to experience the vibrant colour of folk dances from different states like Rajasthan, Punjab, Himachal and Gujrat.
Like it is said dance is that delicacy of life radiating every particle of our existence with joy and that is what happened to spectators who were almost teleported to different regions, cultures with the fabulous dance performances by the students. The rhythmic, traditional and vibrant dances enthralled the audience and left them all spell bound.
Seven Shimla schools participated in the competition and gave a neck to neck fight to bag the first position. However, since it was a competition so the first, second and third positions were bagged by DAV Lakkar Bazar, Auckland House for girls and Govt. Girls, Senior Secondary School, Portmore respectively. Dayanand Public School, Shimla won a consolation prize.
Other schools who participated included Auckland House School for Boys and St. Thomas’.
Ankita Kapila, Lecturer, Dance at Rajkiya Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Shimla, and Archana Mehra, a painter and dancer, were present on the occasion as the chief guest as well as judges.
Both applauded the students for their wonderful performances and the talent of students. It was indeed a treat to witness young dancers exhibiting their dancing skills, they said.
Students received a marvelous opportunity to be part of the competition, to give a vent to their talent in front of other schools and learn from other students.