Faridabad, Dec. 21, 2018: Apeejay School, Faridabad, celebrated its Annual Day, ‘Jeevanotsav’ – ‘Celebrating Colours of Life’ on December 21, 2018. Gracing the occasion with their esteemed presence were the Honourable Chief Guest, Dr Manoj Kumar Dahiya, IRS, Additional Director, National Academy of Customs, Excise & Narcotics, Guest of Honour, Mr Kim Kum Pyoung, Director, Korean Cultural Centre, and special invitees Dr V.S. Garg, Educational Advisor and Mr N.N. Nayyar, Sr. Education Officer from Apeejay Education Society.

The evening commenced with invocation to Lord Shiva, the deity of dance for inspiration, serenity and guidance

School Principal, Mr S.K. Mishra, welcomed the guests and presented the Annual Report of the School. The achievements of the School in the domains of Academia, Co-Curricular and Sports at the international and national levels were presented by the students. Prestigious medals, scholarships and trophies were awarded to the achievers of the School by Dr Manoj Kumar Dahiya, Dr V.S. Garg and Mr N.N. Nayyar in the Prize Distribution Ceremony.

A glittering bonanza of musical performances, dances and songs portraying different shades & hues of life mesmerised the audience. The students’ presentation of the famous Court Scene from Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ captured the essence of the play, sensitising the audience with the whole lot of gamut of emotions, i.e. empathy, compassion, fair play and justice.

Dr Manoj Kumar Dahiya appreciated the efforts of the School in putting up such a spectacular show. He urged the students to keep their eyes on goals while walking on the road called ‘Life’. In his inspiring message, he exhorted the students to aspire higher, be passionate about their dreams and respect their time as the future of the nation rests on their shoulders. Pointing to technological invasion in modern lifestyle, he also advised the students not to be slaves of technology and make a judicious use of it in their lives.