(MENAFN- The Peninsula) The Peninsula
MES Indian School commemorated its 43rd Annual Day Celebrations with a two-day cultural extravaganza, in a glittering and spectacular manner at the open-air auditorium of the school on November 2 and 3.
A galaxy of distinguished personalities besides thousands of spectators witnessed this magnificent and splendid fiesta that showcased exquisite artistic talents of students, who performed elegantly in their youthful exuberance.
This year's annual day celebrations of the school is dedicated to the theme, ‘We love Qatar' extending the school's solidarity and overwhelming support to the initiatives of Qatar towards world peace.
A cultural gala by the dazzling performances of the students with a special emphasis on national and international forms of art and culture consisted of a variety of dances, multi-lingual dramas and mimes, representing the glorious tradition of Arabian and Indian art and culture in the form of thematic programmes were staged.
Rawda Safwan Zeedan, Director, Private Schools Affairs, Ministry of Education & Higher Education was the chief guest on the inaugural day, while Hemant Kumar Dwivedi, First Secretary (Information & Education), Embassy of India to Qatar was the chief guest for the concluding day programmes.
Lorna Hunter, Senior Lecturer, University of Abderdeen was the guest of honour for the first day, while, Stephen Fettes, Professor, University of Aberdeen was the guest of honour for the closing day.
Congratulating the school on the celebration of its 43rd annual day, Dwivedi remarked that students of these days are far advanced in their aesthetic knowledge and artistic pursuit, and parents have to capitalize on this by enabling them to accomplish their short-term goals in order to realize their ambition in life.
The vibrant participation of these young talents set a model for other students to emulate, he added.
Rawda Safwan Zeedan complimented all the participants for their ecstatic performances and appreciated the multifaceted talents of the modern-day generation. She also lauded the pioneering efforts of MES to be the first school in Doha to have introduced e-learning enabled classes for its students.
K P Abdul Aziz, President, MES Governing Board in his address affirmed the school's commitment in taking every necessary step to preserve and promote the interest of its students and to perfect them in their scholastic and co-scholastic endeavours.
The school officiating principal, Hameeda Kadar presented the school annual report, which highlighted the significant achievements of students in the curricular and co-curricular domains during the academic year 2016-17.
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