‘Let us have music for Christmas Sound the trumpet of joy and rebirth. Let each of us try, with song in our hearts, to bring peace to men on earth’. Keeping the above verse as our focus, the fifth Inter-School Competition titled ‘Christmas Fantasy’ was organized on Friday, 11th December, 2015 at the Senior School premises at Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, for the students of Classes III to V. The theme for the competition was ‘Jesus is the Reason for the Season’ The competitions included Christmas Montage (Art & Craft) , Christmas Melange ( Singing a Medley of Christmas Carols) and Christmas Fusion ( Indo-Western group Dance). The programme began with the lighting of the lamp. The students of Class V put up a vibrant Indo-Western Christmas dance with a Christmas tableau to welcome the guest schools and to bring to the fore the essence of the Christmas Season.
Twelve reputed schools from Delhi participated in these events. It was really heartening to see the schools participate so enthusiastically. The theme of the Competition was brought out beautifully in every performance. The Children who participated in the Christmas Montage competition showed their talent by producing beautiful pieces of art using bindis, coloured bits of paper and pencil shavings. It was indeed a pleasure to watch the little children of Class III weaving their magical hands to create a Christmas Scene. The melodious singing of the various schools filled the air with the spirit of Christmas with each school presenting “Jesus is the reason for the Season”. The Indo-Western Dance had all present mesmerized with the performances as each school presented the theme in a fitting and creative manner.
The judges for all the competitions had a tough time deciding on the winners as all the participants had put in their hundred percent. Refreshments were served to all the participants and accompanying teachers of the Schools present.The children sat in rapt attention as the Chief Guest gave a beautiful and inspirational message of Christmas. The air in the auditorium was filled with anxiety as the participants looked forward to the announcements of the results with bated breath. The judges were then acknowledged with mementos and the winners were awarded with trophies by our Superior, Sr Lily Joseph and our Headmistress Sr.Ashalata Kerketta.
The best Group Singing prize was bagged by St.Francis de Sales School , Janakpuri while the best School in the Dance competition was Mount St. Mary’s Daula Kuan. The Art& Craft winners were St.George, St.Francis De Sales and Don Bosco School as First Second and Third respectively. The overall winner for the day was St.Francis De Sales Janakpuri.
The programme ended with a wish that all would have, ‘The Gladness of Christmas which is Hope, The Spirit of Christmas which is Peace and the Heart of Christmas which is Love’.