Amitasha students won six prizes including the first and third prize in the painting and dance competitions held at the National Science Centre and Aadyant Play School, Vasant Kunj – an event attended by over 1,000 children from various ngos across Delhi. In the following year, 36 Amitasha students participated in a painting competition organised by Cultural Heritage UNESCO CLUBS at Red Fort. The art and craft items prepared by the students were put on sale in the Diwali Mela at Defence Colony.
Trained in music and dance, Amitasha students have made the school proud by participating in and winning many music and dance competitions. Their biggest feat was cutting their own album, which gave them the opportunity to travel to Mumbai. Some achievements in the genre are as follows:
• Amity Humanity Foundation made a music video titled ‘SAPNA DEKHA MAINE’ featuring noted Hindustani classical singer, Shubha Mudgal along with Amitasha students.The girls also performed with her in a music concert. The Amitasha students also recorded a song with Alka Yagnik for a film.
• The students showcased their singing talent in the Musical Tribute held at Gandhi Smriti, which was telecast by several TV channels.
• Amitasha students won the 1st and 3rd prize in Folk Dance competition at Delhi Public School.
• Students participated in a dance competition held at Meera Modern School, New Delhi during the literacy week celebrations. They also participated in a singing competition sponsored by LIC & presented a dance during the literacy week at Amity International School, Saket.
Meri Asha Chitrakala Pratiyogita (Colour Your Dreams): An inter NGO painting competition organised by The Global Times in association with PIDILITE, was attended by over 200 children from different ngos including Prayas, Chintan and Smile. The competition organised in the junior (5-8 years) and senior (9-13 years) categories provided participants with a platform to reveal their artistic streak. The occasion was graced by Ms Nupur Kundu, a noted artist who was the Chief Guest for the day.
The Global Times, with the support of United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), organised MDG Prastuti Pratiyogita – an event to spread awareness about the Millennium Development Goals outlined by the United Nations. The programme saw the participation of students from established ngos such as Smile, Swabhiman, Deepalaya, Leadership Development International, Pahel, etc. Amitasha students with their excellent oratory skills and histrionics, conveyed the message of sustainable living through agriculture. The students presented the concluding song on Vasudha (Mother Earth) which simply touched everybody’s heart!
Amitasha organises activities such as cultural meets, interactions, dance competitions, creative writing competitions, sports meets etc. To facilitate exposure and build confidence. Students of Amitasha are regularly encouraged to participate in various events to discover their hidden potential and hone their skills and abilities, through fun and play. This has led to Amitasha girls excelling in all endeavours, be it cultural events, dance, art or academics along with developing organisational skills and etiquettes. Amitasha also celebrates various events like Republic Day, Earth Day, Independence Day, Founder’s Day, Teacher’s Day, Literacy Day etc. Picnics and outings are also organised at Children’s Park, India Gate and Qutub Minar, amongst others.