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COLOURFUL: Children performing Yakshagana at the Annual Day celebrations of Rashtrotthana Vidya Kendra-Bangalore.
COLOURFUL: Children performing Yakshagana at the Annual Day celebrations of Rashtrotthana Vidya Kendra-Bangalore.

BANGALORE: A colourful cultural programme marked the Annual Day celebrations of Rashtrotthana Vidya Kendra – Bangalore (RVK–B).

“Karnataka folk” was the theme of the programme and it began with a dance performance by the tiny tots. Students of the primary section presented a dance depicting life in the rural areas of the State. Senior students presented a harvest dance.

This was followed by a traditional dance of the Kodavas and a skit in English.

A Yakshagana performance was well received by the audience. The students also performed “Veeragase” and “Kamsale”.

Principal S. B. Maheshwaraiah read out the annual report. “Samskruthi”, school magazine, was released. Minister for Haj, Waqf and Minority Welfare D. Mumtaz Ali Khan was the chief guest.

Annual Day

“Glimpses of India”, a presentation on 22 States by students, marked the Annual Day celebrations of Jain International Residential School. Students in traditional attire presented folk songs and programmes depicting Mahatma Gandhi, Subhas Chandra Bose, Bhagat Singh and other leaders.

An exhibition of various works, including science models and paintings, by students was part of the celebrations.

Winners

Rashtriya Military School, Bangalore, bagged the Best School Profile Trophy at the Annual Day celebrations of Children’s Movement for Civic Awareness (CMCA). Cadets of the school made a presentation on the activities taken up by the club. Students from 35 schools across the city participated in the celebrations. Six schools were given trophies.

Graduation Day

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Nagarjuna Vidyaniketan, Yelahanka, celebrated its Graduation Day recently. Ali Khwaja, chairman, Banjara Academy, delivered the valedictory address. He told SSLC students to do well in the examination. Principal Shobha Bhat and directors Sowjanya and Desikachar were present.

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