Christ School Celebrates Children’s Day with a Million Colours
Bengaluru November 2016: It was a day to fly with Colours at Christ Color Festival with over 7,000 people across three generations – old, young and children, men and women, including students, teachers and parents, and from age 3 to 90 years – took part in the Fest, for the first time in school history, to mark Children’s Day in a truly special way. The Christ School CBSE campus was awash in a riot of colours trying their hand at giving shape to their emotions and creativity.
Bengaluru November 12, 2016:It was a day to fly with Colours at Christ Color Festival withover 7,000 people across three generations – old, young and children, men andwomen, including students, teachers and parents, and from age 3 to 90 years –took part in the Fest, for the first time in school history, to mark Children’sDay in a truly special way. The Christ School CBSE campus was awash in a riotof colours trying their hand at giving shape to their emotions and creativity.
The Festival was Inauguratedby Rock Star Rohit, RJ & Actor, along with Shri. Sridhar Comaravalli,Cartoonist, Rev. Fr. Augustine Paimpallil CMI , Principal, Christ School, Rev.Fr. Mathew Thadathil, Vice Principle and Kishore Joseph , Director, BreatheEntertainment.
A concept of BreatheEntertainment, and hosted by Christ School, the Festival offered the participantsa vibrant and kaleidoscopic experience of a cultural potpourri across manymedia and formats like Performing arts, Fine and traditional arts, Culinaryarts, visual and digital art, art installations, interactive art andcontemporary art.
Curious crowds thronged theover 50 stalls, with the main attraction of the day being the special children participating infull enthusiasm that struck a ready chord with the people.
There were famous artiststoo, such as Drums Circle by Drums Event India, Magic Show Flash Mob, Yogasessions Calligraphy worksho, Dance workshop by Genesis School of Dance andexclusive Entertainment arena by Snow City.
Kishore Joseph, Director,Breathe Entertainment, and the brain behind the event, said choosing Children’sDay for the event is our way of attempting to bring people together” and to bring out the child in everyone. “Thefocus was on creativity and the right mix of colors, and it feels really greatto motivate kids by organizing such events,” he said.
Earlier too, Kishore wasinstrumental in organizing several such unique events such as Colorothon,Coonoor Hill Walker, T- 20 World Cup for the Blind held n 2012, Walkathons ,Peace Festival & Peace by Cycle, to highlight social causes.
Color Festival was hosted byChrist School, State Syllabus, because, said Fr. Augustine Paimpallil CMI ,Principal, Christ School, it’s a unique event which brings together peoplebelonging to three generations, students, parents & teachers under a single platform to express themselvesthrough art and painting.
“We have blown the myth thatart is avant-garde, and that it is the province of the elite. Creativity flowsfrom imagination and both flow from the power of your mind, your thinking, andnot the power of your purse, your bottom line, your lineage, caste, religion orwhatever. This is what we aim to stress and propagate through Color Festival,”said Fr. Augustine.
Incidentally, Christ School areeyeing an entry into the Limca Book of Records and the Guinness Book of WorldRecords for organizing the largest painting extravaganza in the world in theschool sector.
According to the organizers,500 best paintings of the participants judged by renowned artists, will beauctioned and donated to Charity Partner Christ Special School.
Best 18 Winners from 6 different categories of Christ School ColorFestival were felicitated by Fr. Augustine.