Published On : Sun, Jan 7th, 2018

“I Pray this winter be gentle and kind- a season of rest from the wheel of mind” – John Geddes

Nagpur: As the proverb goes, Edify School Nagpur celebrated this 7th Winter Carnival with Zeal and Enthusiasm. Edify School Nagpur celebrated its 7th Carnival in the August Presence of R. Bharath Additional Commissioner Income tax along with his Charming wife who did the formal inauguration of the event along with the valued guest and parents.

Santa Claus greeted the Guests and the parents with the carols and also with the gifts. There were cartoon characters, Chota Bheem and Chutki who made the younger ones laugh and played funny games with them to bring in the much needed smiles on them. The carnival began with a welcome dance prepared by the students of Grade 6th, which enthralled the parents and guests at large.

There were an array of dances and songs prepared by the students of the school, which was very well appreciated by the parents and guests. The first time in the history of the school, the parents showcased their dancing skills and vocal skills at the stage. The parents appreciated the effort taken by the school to invite them to perform on such an auspicious occasion. The icing on the cake was a solo performance by an grandmother of 74 years of age, who danced on the song of Ghoomar, which was very well appreciated by the audience. This all came into being because of the bond which the school hold with its valued parents.

The comparers Miss Bhawna Sahni, Simi Adtani and Vicky Anand along with Shripad Murhekar made the environment lighter by the small fillers in between the dances and also with the humorous one liners which made the parents and guest laugh to the core.

The Carnival comprised of 38 stalls showcased by the very own students of Edify School Nagpur, which had many food and games stalls, Every stall was decorated by the students to the best of their abilities, they were adorn with Christmas lights and Santa socks, The students who were responsible for the stalls, looked into the decoration, the designing of the menu and also on the cleanliness of the arena, All of them made the parents appreciate their efforts and hard work. There was a separate team of 5 students who were wearing aprons of SWACHH NAGPUR AND SWASTH NAGPUR, which spoke large about the vison the school has for its children.

The visitors went bonkers eating the delicacies made by the students along with the help of their parents, as the carnival had a lot of delicacies to offer viz:- Puran poli, chole puri, pani puri, papdi chat, pasta, chat cone, juices, popcorn, sugar candy ,till guud, soup, pizza and many more, also there were lot of exciting games stalls which included, shooting ps4 , finding the coins, etc. It was an evening which made the parents run down their childhood, as we saw parents enjoying more than the kids, as they relived their childhood.

The Chief guest R. Bharat along with his wife and other dignitaries did the unveiling the Annual Calendar and the newsletter, The new year’s advertisement video was released by the managing directors of the school Inderpreet Singh and Mandeep Kaur Tuli which was swell appreciated by the parents. The video was conceptualised by thee in house team which was led by Edwin Daniel. The chief guest showered praises for the school for taking such a lot of efforts for the parents and students for putting up a Gala event.

The chief guest and his wife during the rounds visited the stall of humanity which was an endeavour of the school with a humane touch, an arena where students had made small handmade stuff like pen holders, napkin holders, envelopes and the artistic paintings and wall hangings, which attracted their attention, the sale proceeds of which had to go for the benefit of the needy at the home for aged. The guests themselves purchase scenery and contributed for the cause initiated by the school.

The carnival made the school students lucky with Master Nashid Hamza of Grade 7th getting the 1st prize of Panasonic 32’’ LED TV and students nd parents being gifted with Note Pad, Smart Watch, Cannon Printer and many exciting gifts in the lucky draw.

The winter Carnival at Edify School Nagpur was covered by the press and media, because such type of social initiative has been seen very rare with schools of today’s generation.

The principal of the school Dr Plex John along with headmistress Smita Dev thanked all the teachers and support staff for their wholehearted efforts to make this winter carnival a great success.

The winter carnival was attended by more than 2200 parents and guests along with the students of last few years passed batches. The Winter Carnival was conceptualised and planned by the hardworking team of facilitators of Edify School Nagpur.