New Delhi, December 8, 2014: The School hosted the Visiting Program @ Indian Schools in collaboration with the Korean Cultural Centre, India, with the aim of sharing and exchanging knowledge about friendly relations existing between the two countries. Apeejay School, Pitampura has always aimed to promote solidarity among countries by promoting mutual understanding among the younger generation. The school also encourages various inter-cultural exchange programmes. The Visiting Program @ Indian Schools was one such endeavour which commenced with the ‘Hanging of the Pumpkin Leaves’ by the young and enthusiastic students of Class III, followed by the lighting of the lamp to seek God’s blessings.
Mr. Kim Kum Pyoung, Director of the Korean Cultural Centre, India, was the Guest of Honour for the occasion. He addressed the students and citied the similarities between the two nations highlighting the importance of mutual understanding between the two nations. The members of Masil Theatre, Korea presented a musical play ‘Run, Run, Run- the Riddle Jar’. They not only made the audience participate in the play enthralling everyone, but also displayed glimpses of the Korean culture.
The students actively participated in the workshop which was conducted by the members of the Masil Theatre in which the students decorated the traditional Korean fans with a variety of designs.
After the performance, the School Principal, Mr. D.K. Bedi congratulated and felicitated the artists and the supporting team members for their scintillating performances. The audience expressed their appreciation by giving a standing ovation.
The Korean delegates savored Indian food and interacted with the faculty members. Overall, the program allowed the students to interact and participate in new and unique experiences beyond their own communities. The programme created a wonderful educational opportunity for Indian students to get a glimpse of the Republic of Korea through informative interactions.