Amity International School, Noida held the ‘World of Fantasy 2007’, the Primary Annual Day for classes 3—5. Chief Guest for the day, H.E. Mr. Sayed Mehdi Nabizadeh, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Iran to India and Guest of Honour, Dr. RL Meena, I.A.S. both lit the ceremonial lamp while the choir chanted auspicious Shlokas to invoke the blessings of the Almighty. Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, Founder President, RBEF and Dr. Mrs. Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity International Schools graced the occasion, along with other prominent members of the Chauhan family.
Principal, Mrs. Mohina Dar graciously welcomed the guests. In her keynote address, she dwelt on the marvels of childhood stating, “Children have pure thoughts…their unique talents are special gifts that are like points of light radiating positive energy and vitality.” She further opined that the world needed to turn to childhood innocence to heal the world and rekindle the golden threads that bind us together in humanity.
Headmistress, Mrs. Roopma Singh highlighted the advantages of imagery play as often aiding children to achieve, especially in the current era of heightened concern about measurable academic achievement. The Annual Report was further supported by a PowerPoint presentation highlighting the happenings of the first term by the Primary team--- Ojaswini, Mouli, Tanvi and Arjun.
Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, Founder President, Ritnand Balved Education Foundation addressed the distinguished gathering, inspiring both the young and old alike. He shared his passionate view that all Indians are entitled to quality education as he pledged to help each little Amitian make significant contribution to India’s national growth and development by 2030. According to him, only holistic education will empower the children to excel in their chosen field of knowledge and later blossom into socially responsible adults.
Chief Guest, H.E. Mr.Sayed Mehdi Nabizadeh and the Guest of Honour, Dr. R.L. Meena, I.A.S. released CREATIKA 2008, the innovative Primary School Magazine. H. E. Mr. Nabizadeh congratulated the students, and advised, “Children, continue to dream for dreams are your aspirations that will ignite a passion to achieve. Focus on your studies for education does take a person very far.” Meanwhile, Dr. RL Meena, IAS, urged the young ones to work with dedication for the poor and downtrodden of India. “Only when there is equality in all spheres of life, be it wealth, health and education can our country be a developed nation at par with the West.”
The cultural programme that ensued was an earnest celebration of the Amitian passion and freedom of expression. The comperes for the evening held the audience captive as the children put an amazing show for their parents. “Impulse”, a scintillating fusion of the east and the west by the Percussion Orchestra wowed the audience. “Saanj Saloni” by Mrs. Usha Mankotia’s Choir spoke of the unbelievable beauty of the evening time. Finally the grand finale (a pla)—The Golden Ticket conceived, produced and directed by Ms. Madhu Sagar portrayed attributes of sincerity, humility, courtesy, personal integrity and wisdom all come exclusively together to touch the human heart.
Dr. (Mrs) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, blessed her little students and expressed her joy at the success of the event in her Vote of Thanks.