Artist Shakir Khan, one of the most promising young exponents of the legendary Etawah Gharana, gave introduction of Sitar instrument and showed them how it is played & what are the playing techniques. He also taught them how to create specific notes on Sitar.
On the other hand, Tabla Vadak Unmesh Banerjee, disciple of Pt. Sunil Banarjee and Vidwan S. Shekhar performed fabulously on Tabla.
The students were overjoyed and enthusiastic while they were performing. After the session, students cleared their doubts and queries with the artists.
Sports help to improve both physical and mental strength and our body remains fit and healthy. Keeping that in mind, an eventful Annual Sports Day of the school was inaugurated on 12th January 2019. It was started with the lighting of torch and igniting the flames of honour. Four of our students completed the torch ceremony started by Harshita Pandey followed by Nitin Jangid, Hemant Tiwari and the head boy of the school Master Arun Prakash. There were many sports events for each category such as Race, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Badminton, Table-Tennis, Dodge Ball etc.
The Youthful Swami Vivekananda was a key figure in the introduction of Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world. Vivekanand Jayanti was celebrated in our school on 12th January 2019 with full zeal & enthusiasm. To honour Swamiji, a National Youth Day was also celebrated. The special assembly was conducted and the programme began with lamp lighting and garlanding the statue.
A Fire Alarm Mock Drill was conducted on 12th February, 2019 in VKV, Rishabhdev school premises. The children were introduced with that kind of situations and informed how to go to a safer place if you listen to this kind of alarm. They were also introduced with the various types of fire extinguishers and how to operate it during an emergency.
On the occasion of Diwali, a special assembly was conducted on 31st October, 2018 at VKV, Rishabhdev School. During the assembly students talked about the significance of the festival, how good conquers the evil, also about why and how Diwali is celebrated across the country.
During Christmas, a Bal-Mela was organised on 25th December, 2018 in our school premises. The Students enjoyed it a lot with great spirit. In the Mela, different stalls of games and eatables were arranged for students.
The Ram Navami and Dussehra festival was celebrated on 16th October, 2018 at VKV, Rishabhdev School with different kinds of activities. The evening started with cultural events and students from different classes wore traditional & colorful costumes and performed Garba dance with great joy and enthusiasm. The programme ended with Rawan Dahan and everyone enjoyed a lot. It was great to see that the students were enjoying the beautiful evening with great pride and got to know more about the Indian tradition & culture.
To develop respect for our culture and inculcate spirit of dedication & service towards enriching our Indian culture, an Artist’s show was arranged in our school on 18th July 2018. The Artists from the SpicMacay Society which works for the promotions of Indian Classical Music and culture amongst youth - Mrs. Rachitha Ravi and Group performed Kerala’s famous dance Mohiniyattam and Leelamma. The students were overjoyed to see their wonderful performance.