Delhi Public School Ruby Park, Kolkata celebrated its 13th Annual Day at the Science City Auditorium on 20.04.16.The Annual Day, 'Reverence 2016', meticulously planned and flawlessly executed by almost 1300 students made evident the close cooperation of the school management, staff and students.The programme showcased the year's activities to the parents and guests and included an award giving ceremony for the previous session's outstanding students and a cultural extravaganza.The Chief Guest for this year's programme was the Padma Vibhushan award winner of 2016, Dr. Vidushi Girija Devi,the renowned classical music exponent. Principals of many premier institutions of Kolkata were also present on this occasion.
The programme commenced with the lighting of the lamp accompanied by an uplifting welcome song by the school choir. The school orchestra gave a rousing rendition of the ever inspiring 'Vandemataram' .The Principal Ms. Anusree Ghose welcomed parents and dignitaries and presented the Annual Report of school activities and achievements.The Annual Report that was designed as an audio visual treat was both informative and engaging. The chief guest was felicitated and presented a bouquet by the students. Dr. Vidushi Girija Devi in her address encouraged the students with her words of wisdom and blessings.The President of the school, Shri S.S.Agarwal too welcomed the guests and dignitaries.
The meritorious academic performers of the year 2015-16 received their prizes and medals from the chief guest and other dignitaries.
This year's cultural programme comprised two segments. The first, 'All the World's a Stage',was a creative medley of William Shakespeare's classics, Julius Caesar and The Merchant of Venice. The original script performed enthusiastically by the students highlighted the continuing relevance of the Bard's creation in current times.The second segment was a musical dance drama, 'Swaranjali - A Musical Ode'. It showcased the evolution of classical music in India, beginning with the mythological roots of music, the use of music as worship, to the more modern role of music as profession, entertainment and celebration of every mood and hue of life.The programme concluded with a Vote of Thanks delivered by the school Administrator, Brig. N.S. Mukherjee.