Delhi Public School, Mahendra Hills started a unique and one-of-its kind project – Confluence of Cultures. It is a yearlong art and culture collaborative project, which focuses on different genres such as music, dance, literature, folktales, heritage, art and craft. Music was chosen as the first attribute to help young students to empower their cultural awareness and creative expressions by understanding various aspects of culture, respecting differences and similarities.
Participants from all four cardinal directions were a part of this mega event. From the north, it was Delhi Public School, Jammu, and Kashmir, south the host school Delhi Public School, Mahendra Hills, west Shri Hanwant Chopasni English Medium School from Rajasthan, and the east, Delhi Public School, Durgapur were the participating schools where the cultural diversities in the field of music were showcased by not only the students but also by the eminent personalities of that region.
The event started with the lighting of the lamp and a welcome dance. Principal Sunitha Rao invited and introduced the chief guest Jaywant Naidu, the renowned musician to the virtual gathering. Telangana music flourishes Delhi Public School, Mahendra Hills (from the south) showcased their uniqueness in the field of music in the state of Telangana.
After the performances of the students, Malvika Anand the eminent singer of Tollywood sang a melodious song and spoke about the music of Telangana. Delhi Public School, Durgapur (from the east,)students showcased their state’s musical uniqueness followed by Amrita Dutta, the renowned singer from West Bengal who mesmerized the audience with her song.
Later students of Shri Hanwant Chopasni English Medium School from Rajasthan, (from west) spoke about their musical history and showcased their talents. It was then followed by folk singer Bhunger Khan’s performance. Delhi Public School, Jammu and Kashmir students (representing the north) performed and enthralled the audience with their music. This was followed by the performances of Roohi and Dr. Suraj Singh who sang a Dogri song, which was indeed a treat to listen to. Headmistress Neetu Gupta thanked the guests.