Amitasha organized its first ever inter-NGO painting competition titled ‘Meri Asha’ at Amity International School, Pushp Vihar. The painting competition sponsored by Piddilite and brought in association with The Global Times witnessed over 200 children from different NGO’s namely Prayas, Chintan and Smile take part in the competition.
The event teed off with the lighting of the lamp by a student representative from each participating school accompanied with the melodious rendering of invocation to the Lord
The competition organized in junior (5-8 Years) and senior (9-13 Years) category provided the participants with a platform to unwind themselves with colours as they painted on the theme ‘Meri Asha’. Their tiny fingers with brushes dipped in water-colour displayed their instinctive desires and wishes on a blank sheet of paper.
The event, spearheaded under the leadership of Chairperson ,Amity International Schools Dr (Mrs.) Amita Chauhan, was a grand success. She congratulated the students for their vision of a developing nation displayed through their art. “Paintings of students as future doctors serving the poor in villages, as army men fighting enemies across the border, girls attending schools and riding a tractor, ensures one thing that our nation has a great future,” she said with pride.
The occasion was graced by the presence of Ms Nupur Kundu -Senior celebrity artist and Chief Guest for the day. Ms Divya Chuahan, Chairperson, Amity School of Fashion Technology and Amity School of Fine Arts was the guest of honour. They also teamed in to judge the entries for the day.
Anu Gupta of Amitasha Noida stood first in the junior category followed by Pinky Kanuja and Rudra Thapa of Prayas at the second and third position respectively.
Renu Kumari of Amitasha Saket won a consolation prize. Beena, Tanisha Ansari, Rajesh and Farida of Prayas, Amitasha Saket, Smile and Chintan received a Special Mention Prize each.
In the senior category the first prize was bagged by Renu of Prayas followed by Vikas Kumar and Radha Kumari of Smile and Amitasha Noida respectively.
Renu Kumari and Deepika of Amitasha Noida won a consolation prize each. Krishna, Vandana, Rashida and Rajni of Smile, Prayas, Chintan and Amitasha Saket received a Special Mention Prize each.
Impressed with the turnout and quality paintings many prizes were given away on-the-spot by the judges for the day. Akshay (Chintan), Aarti, Poonam Mahur, Sundari Kumari and Teena Saini from AMitasha Noida, Laxmi(V), Laxmi (VI), Anuradha, Preeti Soul, Monika and Swati from Amitasha Saket received Special Prized announced impromptu on the occasion.