1. Mohiniyattam dance by Smt Bharati Shivaji

Apeejay School, Pitampura has always welcomed renowned artists who have inculcated awareness about India's rich cultural heritage in our students.True to this spirit, the school had the proud privilege of organizing Mohiniyattam Dance performance on 4th Dec. 2017 in association with SPIC MACAY by renowned Mohiniyattam dancer, Smt Bharati Shivaji. The event started with the lighting of the lamp followed by the mesmerizing dance performance. Smt Bharati Shivaji through her dance moves showed how beautiful and enchanting the Mohiniyattam dance moves are and shared the intricacies of the enthralling dance. The coordination between her expressions her hand movements were very beautiful.

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2. Enthralling Performance by Maestro Pandit Prateek Chaudhuriji

On 5th Dec there was another enthralling performance by Sitar Maestro Pandit Prateek Chaudhuriji, a brilliant performer,who is acclaimed as one of the most outstanding Sitar players of the country .He was accompanied by renowned Rashid Zafar Khan from the famous Dilli Gharana on the Tabla, on the Taanpura were Ms. Akriti Jaiswal and Ms. Sakshi Srivastava. Prateekji very beautifully explained how Hindustani classical music is a combination of mind, body and nature. He explained the different raags and told the students how interesting the Hindustani classical music can be. The jugal baandi of the tabla and the sitar was enticing and left everyone spellbound. The event culminated with the artists encouraging the students to take up classical music and preserve our own culture and heritage. Overall, it was a great learning experience for students and teachers alike.