A total of around 700 school children from different parts of the country will be showcasing a variety of cultural items in this year’s Republic Day Parade. Among them around 550 students are from Delhi.
Two schools from the Directorate of Education, Delhi Government, one school from KendriyaVidyalaySangathan and one item from Eastern Zone Cultural Centre, Kolkata are presenting the colourfull dances.
The Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Kolkata this year featuresPuruliaChhau. The Chhau Dance of Purulia District is one of the most vibrant and colourful art forms. Emerging from martial practice, the PuruliaChhau is a vigourous form of dance drama that draws its thermes from the two great indian epics, The Ramayana and the Mahabharata.
Children from KendriyaVidyalayaSadiq Nagar, New Delhi are presenting a colourful dance item depicting Environment, Conservation and sustainable growth. The children try to depict the major concern facing the world today is to adopt a sustainable model of growth which ensure economic progress without endangering our environment.
L.K. International School Bawana, is presenting “Gangaur”. It symbolizes feminity. The people of Rajasthan assume ‘woman’ as the symbolic of eternal might known as Shakti. It basically gives great Honour to Feminity.
Students of Government SarvodayaKanyaVidyalaya, Amalwas, Delhipresents one of the most popular folk dance of Western Odhisa. The dance form is known as Dalkhai because in the beginning and end of every stanza the word is used as an address to a girlfriend. While dancing they place the legs together and bend the knees.