Inter- School Online Literary Event
“Literature opens the doors of imagination and understanding and allows us to see the way others see, to think the way others think and above all to feel”
The COVID-19 pandemic and the global response to it have severely limited public celebrations this year but life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey. In order to promote the power of Literature and bring the students from all across the globe closer to its universal appeal, K.R. Mangalam World School organized its first ever Inter-School Online Literary Event (English, Hindi, French, German and Sanskrit) – Eloquence on Friday, 15th May, 2020. The theme for this year’s literary competition was ‘Humour’ and the event witnessed cheerful and activeparticipation from more than 34 leading schools across Delhi and NCR.
The event opened with the traditional lighting of the lamp, followed by the Welcome song. The Principal Dr. Sangeeta Arora addressed the audience and brought to the fore the school’s consistent efforts at broadening the students horizons and moulding them as students of a global world. The audience was then shown ‘The Saga of Eloquence – a presentation of Dream Come true’. CBSE Director, Dr Joseph Emmanuel was the Chief Guest on the occasion and gave a video message to the students encouraging them to dream big and soar high. He then declared the event open.
A kaleidoscope of varied online activities focusing on creative and oratory skills of the students was conducted to nurture the linguistic skills of students and celebrate language as a learner’s privilege. It was a day of flurry and excitement, with the students being fruitfully engaged in honing their skills, expressions and fostering the fluent speaking habits in them.The event gave young children and learners the chance to bring out their talent, expression and creativity to full swing. The performances of young learners were laudable and commendable.
Ms. Marie Doublier, Attache for Cooperation in Education at the Embassy of France in India was the Special Guest. Besides her, fourteen eminent, experienced and erudite personalities from the field of Literature were a part of the panel of jury. The members of the Judges’ Panel were full of praise for the theme, the efficient organization and commended the plethora of talent that they got to see on one platform. They were extremely effusive about the originality, confidence and creativity on display. They also appreciated the KRM Faculty for their efforts in providing an enriching experience to the participants as well as the audience. The Principal Dr. Sangeeta Arora and the staff were complimented for the success of the event.
This Literary Event, indeed, brought the students closer to the magic of language and literature.