Friday, November 13, 2009

Heavy rush marks first day of our heritage, our legacy fest at Glass Palace

Glass Palace brings children closer to our heritage, legacy
Children begin journey into heritage, legacy at Glass Palace
Heavy rush marks first day of our heritage, our legacy fest at Glass Palace

Chandigarh, October 30
The our heritage, our legacy fest for children opened at Glass Palace, Chandigarh today with enthusiastic participants making a beeline to be part of the festivities that would bring them closer to the culture and heritage.
Glass Palace, renowned name in furnishings, is holding its third annual event wherein children in the age group of 5 to 15 years are competing for various categories. On the inaugural day of fest today, Mr. Ajay Gupta Director, Glass Palace, Chandigarh revealed that organizers had introduced online registration to give hassle free contests and avoid last minute rush.
“We have got tremendous response with thousands of applications reaching us. In fact we had to stop registering children after a certain number. It is indeed remarkable to know that children have got such strong will to get associated with their roots through this fest,” he remarked.
Children from 80 different school of tricity participated in this event. Today students participated on face painting competition and drawing competition.
Young minds and tender fingers came out with spectacular compositions on the heritage. Children drew Ayodhya temples marking birth place of Lord Ram, places of religious pilgrimage, scenes from our epics Mahabharata, Ramayan and Bhagvad Gita. The competition was open for children from 9 to 15 years. The ninety minutes event remained the highlight of day.
Those participating in face painting competition arrived at the venue with their faces painted with a riot of colors. As recommended by the organizers, the participants of face painting competition have used skin-friendly paints and natural colors.
Tomorrow, second day of fest, would witness classical and folk singing competition with children from 9 to 11 years and 12 to 14 years presenting performance of two minutes each. For first category contests would be held at 2 pm and for second category at 4 pm.
All the participants would receive participation certificates and winners would be adorned with trophies, medals and certificates. A trophy would be awarded to best school based on overall performance of participating students. All the participants strictly need to adhere to the theme our culture, our heritage.
The three day fest would conclude on November 1, with prize distribution on 7th November in Bal Bhawan.

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