A four-day International Sports, Arts and Music Competition ‘The SAM 2020’ organized by City Montessori School, Jopling Road Campus got a splendid online inauguration today.
Dr. Monika Agnihotri, Divisional Manager, Indian Railway, was the Chief Guest on this occasion. She virtually inaugurated the event amidst presentations of several scintillating educational-cultural items.
On this occasion, CMS Founder and renowned educationist, Dr. Jagdish Gandhi wished the participants good luck for healthy competition and a bright future. It may be mentioned here that CMS Jopling Road Campus is organizing the four-day International Sports, Arts and Music Competition ‘The SAM’ from 13 to 16 December 20202 in which student teams from Iran, Russia, Greece, Nepal, and various states of India are enthusiastically participating. The event aims to encourage collaboration and unity amongst the youth and school students and subsequently the people of the world.
The virtual event commenced with a Welcome song, All Religion, and World Peace Prayer, Qawwali by mothers, and several entertaining and educational items. These left the audience mesmerized and eager for more.
Dr. Monika Agnihotri, Divisional Manager, Indian Railway, said that the corona pandemic has left a negative impact on the minds of people all over the world affecting education too, but at the same time, there has been a lot of creativity and positive thinking which clearly points out towards our culture seeking unity in diversity.
She expressed the belief that sports, music, and arts will bring the school students’ community together on a global platform and infuse a new strength and vigour in the minds of children. This will make them more creative and progressive in outlook.
On this occasion CMS Founder and renowned educationist, Dr. Jagdish Gandhi said that music, arts, and sports, all are extremely beneficial for the child’s all-round growth and development. The four-day programme will not only improve the skills inherent in children but will also boost their spirit and foster the feelings of World Unity and World Peace.
CMS President and MD, Prof. Geeta Gandhi Kingdon stated that it was a great challenge for the small campus of CMS Jopling Road but precious odours are found in small packages and the fragrance of CMS Jopling Road will travel far and wide. She congratulated the principal, teachers, staff, and school students for taking this initiative and wished them all success. She was sure that this online celebration of talent would give them newfound confidence and a desire to achieve greatness in life.
The convener of ‘The SAM 2020’ and Principal of CMS Jopling Road Campus, Ms. Shipra Upadhyay informed that the competitions of this International event include Sound Symphony, Blending Boundaries, The Expedition, Tongue Tinglers (Fireless Cooking), Mask Designing, Covid Rhapsody, Storytelling with puppet, Udaan (Kite preparation), Paper Modelling, Folk-O-Bics (Choreography), SAM Theatre, SAM Quiz, etc. Students from Pre-Primary to senior classes are participating in these events. All the events have been designed with a view to stimulating the creativity of the participants, inspiring them to create their masterpieces. It will unleash the talents of students, help in boosting their will power and confidence, and empower them to accept the challenges of life with ease, she hoped.
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