News : Basava International School

KLE Society celebrates its centenary

The much awaited Amazing Basava Carnival filled the air with fun, frolic and festivity when the school celebrated it on 25th November. The school had been gearing up with the preparations for the past few days to make it a whole package of great entertainment. The Carnival featured Cologne festival of Germany, Carnival de Nice of France, Carribean Festival of Trinidad and Tobago and The Desert festival of Rajasthan. It was organised keeping in mind various themes like celebrating life, reaching out and opening doors to the community around. All the teachers, students, parents and people from the neighbourhood participated in it enthusiastically.

The General Manager, Poornima Ambli and the Principal , Dr. Manimala Roy declared the carnival open . A huge crowd turned out to enjoy the scintillating evening of festivities. Stalls put up by parents and neighbourhood organisations selling jewellery, designer clothes, educational toys, books, computer and tribal arts etc which adorned the huge ground of Basava were a huge hit. To cater to the tastes of the tongue, there were several stalls serving mouth watering food. The celebrations also included dance performances on the stage by Basava students and a medley of songs sung by school choir There was also a live cookery show by Master Chef of Radisson Blue who demonstrated fine cooking skills to children leaving them all spellbound.

The high point of the show was the carnival parade by the four Houses of the school. The crowd of more than 5000 spectators from Dwarka & West Delhi welcomed the parade with thunderous applause and excited cheers as they entered the ground. The students donning German, French, Carribean and Rajasthan’s costumes and masks represented all these places and gave a spectacular performance with music and dance on the stage which swept all off their feet. The Art Department along with students and teachers prepared all the tableaus and props over a period of time which exhibited authentic information and research about various carnivals leaving the audience awestruck. This great celebration of the year was at its peak till late evening. The carnival culminated with the prize distribution ceremony for the lucky winners of different competitions and of the raffle draw.