EARTH DAY CELEBRATION '19
There was a grand Earth Day celebration at M.P.Birla Foundation H.S.School on April 22nd 2019, in collaboration with Kids for Tigers ,Earth Day Network, SHER, HT Parekh Foundation, HDFC Bank , Sanctuary Nature Foundation as a part of the Sanctuary Tiger Programme, Kolkata, with Mr.Joydip Kundu and Mrs Suchandra Kundu, the coordinators of KIDS FOR TIGERS, Kolkata being part of the organising team.
The programme started with a speech by K.S.Smitha ma’am, the teacher-in-charge, followed by a speech on ‘Species’ by Mr. Joydip Kundu. The next presentation, was a group song by the school band on the day’s theme. It was followed by a dance drama based on the conflict between humans and animals, human dominance over nature and nature’s revenge on humans. It was indeed an amazing performance which energized the spirit of the function. Then came the most notable part of the event, in which the members of the student council along with the members of Sparsh ( the Social Club) and the Prakriti ( the Nature Club) took an oath to protect and conserve the earth in every way possible.
The grand poster making competition which was an integral part of the function started with the day’s theme – “Protect Our Species”. This event was judged by four eminent personalities who were Mr. Aloy Ghoshal eminent painter and former art director of a leading Bengali Daily, Mr. Abhisek Roy a Bishwa Bharati alumini, Mr. Diptarka Ghosh a zoologist, Mr.Apu Bandhopadhay a noted Graphic designer. Ten best artworks were awarded by the judges with a certificate of participation and a special gift. Finally, the event came to an end with the message of awareness being spread with happiness.