A children's book fair organised at St. Teresa's High School was inaugurated by writer Kanjiramattom Sukumaran. Over one lakh books were on display. A newspaper readied by children and teachers was released by lyricist R.K. Damodaran. A face-to-face with Mr. Damodaran too was organised.
A slew of programmes were organised in connection with the Rajagiri Christu Jayanthi Kindergarten's 10th anniversary celebrations. The highlights of the event were the release of the decennial souvenir and the song composed and tuned by parents of RCJK.
The programme was interspersed with solo performances by Vinod Naranatt, a ventriloquist.
A magic show and political satire presented by Suneesh Varanad enthralled the audience.
The kindergarten choir sang songs. The parents entertained the little ones by presenting a skit and by singing popular Malayalam film songs. Teachers of RCJK brightened up the evening with the soulful rendering of the favourite song, ‘Every tiny star…'. The kids, teachers and parents also presented dances. The programme came to an end with the song ‘Heal the World…' by the parents of the school.
Workshop on art held
Fresco, an inter-school workshop and exhibition on art was organised by the Rajagiri Christu Jayanthi Public School. Writer and critic M. Leelavathy and artist Murali Nagappuzha were the chief guests.
Thirty-three schools participated. There were two sessions, painting and clay modelling, followed by an interactive session. Film director John Paul was the chief guest at the valedictory function.
As part of an exchange programme, Katie Brinn, geography and physical education teacher from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Favershan, Kent, United Kingdom, visited Bhavan's Vidya Mandir, Eroor. She was given a warm welcome by teachers and students. A group of teachers and students from Kent will visit Bhavan's, Eroor, in October 2011 as part of the exchange programme.
The All-Kerala Cluster VI Kho-Kho Tournament was held at Bhavan's Vidya Mandir, Eroor. The Guruvayur Devaswom Board English Medium School, and Bhavan's Vidya Mandir, Eroor, emerged toppers in the boys' category. In the girls' section, Ambika English Medium School, Kasargode, and Bhavan's Vidya Mandir, were stoppers. The chief guest for the valedictory function was
C. Ramachandra Menon, honorary secretary of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
The Hindu-NIE team