27 Dec


To celebrate the spectacular Indian Heritage, the DPS Society, New Delhi organized an Annual Inter DPS National Heritage Festival – ‘Itihas ke Jhoroke Se 2016’ on 25th of December, 2016 at DPS Noida. DPS Jammu participated in the 3 main events – ‘Juloos – Celebratory Processions in India’, ‘Crowning Glory – Kesh Vinyas’- display of traditional Indian Hair Styles and ‘Inter – DPS National Art Exhibition 2016’. Out of several branches of DPS which competed for this event nationally, DPS Jammu secured Jury Appreciation Award in ‘Kesh Vinyas’ wherein the children depicted the traditional decorative hairstyle won by Brokpa tribe of Leh & Kargil and also prepared a comprehensive research file complete with samples, photographs and anecdotes. In the Inter – DPS National Art Exhibition, the school won the coveted 3rd position in category A (VI-VIII) for beautiful depiction of Folk Art in mix media. The judgement was based on originality, creativity, relevance to theme, visual impact and projection. In the ‘Juloos’ competition, the school team won the 5th position for their very lively performance of ‘Gatka’, which was highly appreciated for its depth of research, costumes & props used, uniqueness & authencity of its concept and entertainment & educational value.
The winners of ‘Kesh Vinyas’ were: - Sohiela Sharma-XI, Saher Gupta-XI, Rajnandini-XI & Jaskeerant Singh-XII. The team was mentored by Ms. Tanvi Gupta.
The winner of the Art Exhibition was:- Devansh Bhalla- VIII. He was guided by Mr. Suresh Sharma (HOD Art & Craft).
The 5th position Holders of ‘Juloos’ were:- Bhuvandeep Singh-IX, Jaskirat Singh-IX, Har Ranjan Pal Singh-IX, Damanpreet Singh-IX, Sarabjot Singh-IX, Javan Karan Singh Negi-IX, Ishwarjot Singh-X, Simrat Kour-X, Prathishtha V. Johar -X, Sukhwmit Kaur-XI, Priya Jain -XI, Sahiba Masood-X, Gurleen Kour-IX, Shristi Ahuja-XI and Mahavir Singh -XI. The team was mentored by Mr. Amandeep Singh and Mr. Paramjit Singh, and was escorted by Mr. Rajinder Singh and Ms.Vineeta Gupta.
Principal, DPS Jammu, Ms. Ruchi Chabra appreciated all participants and winners for their marvellous display of Indian culture and tradition. She felicitated the students with trophies and certificates.
Ms. Meenu Gupta, Headmistress congratulated students and their mentors for their achievements.
Hon’ble President RCT, M.K Ajatshatru Singh Ji, Hon’ble PVC, Kunwrani Ritu Singh Ji and Hon’ble Director, Sh. S S Sodhi Ji also conveyed their deep felt appreciation for all participants and winners and wished them good luck for their future endevours.