23rd April 2014: Mussoorie International School, an all girls' boarding school and part of Educomp Solutions Ltd., India's leading education company, organised its '20th Talent Fiesta 2014.'
The fun-filled event was organised at the school auditorium, where students participated in various events, competitions, entertainment activities and had an enriching experience. The programme commenced with the school prayer, and was followed by inspiring addresses by Mr. Shantanu Prakash, Chairman & MD, Educomp Solutions and Dr. Shayama Chona, Chairperson of MIS.
The event saw an attendance of over 1000 people, including school students. The audience were mesmerised by a series of events like Vedic Chanting, Instrumental Music (Violin, Sitar, and drums) and Hindi Songs, which were performed by students. Other attractions included on the spot painting, Kathak, English Street Play, Bharatnatayam, English Stage Play, and Folk Tribal Dances. In Traditional Indian Attire - the Saree Show was much appreciated by the audience. The extravaganza concluded with the felicitation of judges, declaration of results, vote of thanks and National Anthem sung by the students.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Shantanu Prakash, Chairman and Managing Director, Educomp Solutions Pvt. Ltd. said, "MIS has stood for excellence in education for the girl student. As much as we emphasise on academic excellence, we need to balance it by encouraging the innate talent and aptitude of our students in every possible way. The MIS Talent Fiesta2014 was a great platform to give them exposure and exhibit their creative bent. Such events help students to showcase their talent, and bring out their hidden qualities, which is an essential component for overall development of a child."
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Shyama Chona, Guest of honour and Chairperson of MIS, said, "We are delighted to see that all girls of our school participated in full gusto at today's carnival. We believe that these events give a boost to the holistic development of the personality of students. It was heartening to see the sheer range and passion the girls exhibited in their performances and the Talent Fiesta 2014 was by all standards a qualified success"."
Principal of MIS, Ms. Priya Peter said, "We are proud of our students and their calibre. Talent Fiesta 2014 captures the range and depth of talent MIS girl students possess and what was exhibited today was just a fraction of the potential they represent. I want to thank our guests, parents and our students for making Talent Fiesta 2014 such a grand success"
The main aim of the fiesta was to create awareness among the young minds towards their duties and responsibilities in areas of academics as well as day-to-day life. The mission is to nurture students in a culturally sound environment and provide opportunities that will help them realize their true potential. MIS also focuses on moral refinement and intellectual development through regular moral talks, along with global education.
MIS is is a leading all-girls boarding school for Classes I - XII in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand. Spread over an area of approximately 40 acres of beautifully forested area, MIS attracts students from over 27 countries from around the world. MIS is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi, an all-India Board, and University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). Founded in 1984, the school is a torchbearer of rich Indian culture and values.