The Air Force School was host to the First ever music
research inter school competition “ITIHAAS ANVESHAN INVERSE”,that was an
initiative by ITIHAAS-a historical preservation organization.
The event was one of a
kind,with the theme as “Indian historical monuments” based on which students of
various schools had to perform self-composed songs along with research on the related theme.
The judges for the event were : Ms
Manjari Sinha,Ms Mona Chawla,and the ITIHAAS director,Ms Shivani.The
Chief guest was Dr.Swarankar,Superintendent at-Archaeological survey of India.
Over 16 schools participated in the event and it was
a mega musical treat for everyone present. The event was held for junior teams
from class III-Vth and saw melodious
little souls enthusiastically taking part and cherishing the opportunity.
The event saw a great
blend of music and history which was unique for these tiny minds.The students
worked up various props,instrumental compilations,skits and even speeches on
monuments like The Red fort to Gwalior fort .
The prize distribution
was a grand affair with over 10 schools winning various awards amongst the
participating 17 schools. Each school performed spirited souls,qawallis,and
plays to narrate the historical reflection of the song and lyrics.
The Awards were given
out in various categories like Best song, best musical research, best
instrumental etc. The top awards were taken by the following schools:
Since the event was the
first of its kind,all the participating schools received participating certificates.The
young minds were chirp and alive with historical spirits and even participated
in the quiz sessions on the various monuments with great enthusiasm.
The event culminated
with all the little ones,raising the anthem of “JAI HIND” and the amalgamation
of beautiful Indian History and music was unique,and very enlightening.