World Cultures Galore at gateway

Gateway – The Complete School (GTCS), Sholinganallur, affiliated to the University of Cambridge International Examination, celebrated its fifth annual show at the Chettinad Health City  a

Published: 09th March 2012 12:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:32 PM   |  A+A-

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(Above) The students of Gateway School perform a fusion dance during the Annual Show held at the Chettinad Health City auditorium, Kelambakkam.

Gateway – The Complete School (GTCS), Sholinganallur, affiliated to the University of Cambridge International Examination, celebrated its fifth annual show at the Chettinad Health City  auditorium, Kelambakkam on  March 2.

The cultural extravaganza began with the lighting of the lamp by chief guest professor Dr K Ravindran, dean, Chettinad Health City. Terence Seet, director, Raffles Millennium International and Manoharan, infrastructure manager, Chettinad Health City were the guests of honour. More than 180 Indian students and 50 students of 10 different nationalities participated in the event.

The theme of this year’s show was ‘Festivals of the World’. A colourful mélange of songs, dances and skits by the students showcased festivals from various countries around the world such as the Kwanzaa fest of the African Americans, Loy Krathong festival of Thailand, Christmas and various Indian festivals. They brought alive the cultures and traditions of countries, such as Philippines, Peru, Ireland, Slovakia, Russia, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, France, Egypt and China.

Prizes were distributed to students who had excelled in various disciplines. Abraham, head of academics, gave the vote of thanks.

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