Students diving through fire rings, breaking through an array of tube lights, rolling over each other, climbing one over the other, mesmerised the audience in a meticulously planned hour-long show at the 31 {+s} {+t} annual day celebrations of Vijnana Vihara residential school at Gudilova near here on Sunday.

The event started with rhythmic tunes played by the school band over flute, bigul and drums. Muscle stretching exercises and yoga asanas showed their physical calibre and stamina.


The coordinated effort amongst the students was observed in building various types of pyramids on ladders, stools, parallel bar and horizontal bar exhibited in the show.

Breaking of burning tiles, diving through a fire ring positioned over a van, various feats on motor cycles, diving over tables were exhibited with courage and enthusiasm.


Pyramids were presented on mallakhamb, an ancient Indian event in wrestling. Students walking and rolling, balancing over one another performed a variety of exercises in combination.

The rhythmic Nagaland dance with bamboo sticks was a centre of attraction while other acrobats left the near 5,000 strong audience spell bound.


Earlier the demonstrations were inaugurated by Additional Metropolitan sessions judge, Visakhapatnam Ch. Manavendranath Roy.

The event was graced, among others, by T.Chakravarthy, Secretary, Vivekananda Group of Institutions, Chennai, Prof. N. Upendra Reddy,SCERT, Hyderabad, Alluri Krishnam Raju, Old Student of Vijnana Vihara and cine hero, S. Satyanarayana, Additional Joint Collector, Visakhapatnam.