Youth Festival Tarang 2015
TARANG 2015 – ISB YOUTH FESTIVAL BEGINS The essence of education is not only to train the mind but to bring out the latent talents in the students as well. Keeping this in mind, The Indian School Youth Festival, with a new name ‘TARANG’, began with a soft opening on 14th November 2015. The Indian School Youth Festival is in its 12th year and its main aim is to provide a platform for the students to exhibit their talents, develop their skills in arts, literary and cultural domains to instill in them a sense of friendly competition. Students of the school are place in four Houses named after Indian scientists Aryabhatta, C.V Raman, J.C. Bose, and Vikram Sarabhai. They are further group according to their ages in four levels, namely A, B, C, and D. Students of Class 11-12 form Group A, students of Class 9-10 form Group B, students of Class 6-8 form Group C and the students of Class 4-5 form Group D. With over 126 individual as well as group events to choose from, more than 3000 students have registered themselves for participation. Preliminary selection of students has taken place, with the help of the teachers and the finals of these events are scheduled to take place at six different venues in the school, from Saturday 14th November to Thursday 19th November 2015. The Grand Finale will take place on Friday 20th November, with distribution of prizes to the winners. Awards will include ‘Kalaratna’ and ‘Kalashri’- Individual trophies for the best girl and boy participant respectively.The spirit of healthy competition will be evident, as the students make use of this opportunity to show case their talents and enjoy and encourage their peer group. The event was inaugurated by the Hon. Chairman Mr. Prince S Natarajan by lighting the lamp in the presence of the Hon. Vice-Chairman and Member in charge of Activities Mr. Muhammed Iqbal, Hon. Secretary Dr. Shemily P John, Hon. Member Academics Mr. Khursheed Alam, Hon. Member Sports Mr. Jayafer Madani, Principal Mr. V R Palaniswamy, Vice-Principals, Activity In-charges and House Prefects. Community leaders and well-wishers were also present during the inauguration. The Hon. Chairman Mr. Prince S Natarajan declared the meet open and urged everyone to encourage the talents of the children.