New Delhi, August 3, 2019: Apeejay School, Pitampura organised its Annual Exhibition in the School premises on the theme ‘Reading Matters’ in order to inculcate reading habits among the children and to create lifelong readers. It gave an opportunity to the students to dive into the world of books. The function was presided over by esteemed Chief Guest, Ms Richa Gupta, author of novels ‘Skeins and Phoenix’ and Ms Ritika C. Parruck, Director - School Programme, British Council. A warm welcome was accorded to the guests in the central courtyard where the students performed a cultural show. The audience was also thrilled by electrifying dance performances and the melodious numbers played by the School orchestra.
Students had put up an array of literary exhibits, wall magazines, book jackets and project files of the books they had read, ranging from fairy tale (fantasy), biography, horror, mystery to adventure. Each room was a visual delight that offered the visitors food for thought. The students captivated the attention of all with their confidence and acting skills while performing role plays and scene enactments from novels by Agatha Christie, J K Rowling, Jane Austin and R K Narayan.
Even the parents participated enthusiastically in the competitions organised by the School – ‘Book Cover Designing’, ‘Literary Characters Come Alive’, ‘Designing Hand Puppets’ and ‘Portrait Gallery’.