“Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.”
― Pope John Paul II
12 November 2022
As India celebrates its 75 years of independence, Hillwoods Academy, Greater Noida organized its Inter-school event, CONFLUENCE 2022 – Rising India advocating and fostering responsible youth. Confluence which was an amalgamation of Literature, Culture, Creativity and Cognitive skills, aimed to provide a platform to the students to showcase their BEST. The prestigious schools of Delhi and NCR viz. Samsara-The World Academy, Cambridge School ,Grads International School Braintree Global School, Vanasthali Public School, Pragyan School, Kaushalya World School, Apeejay International School, GD Goenka Public School, Sanfort World School, Ursuline Convent Senior Secondary School from Greater Noida; Alpine Public School, B.K. Senior Secondary School from Bulandshahar; and Hillwoods Academy, Preet Vihar from Delhi participated in the event with great vigour and enthusiasm. The event was graced and judged by the dignitaries from distinct areas.
The participants demonstrated their literary, leadership, artistic creativity in the various events held for the Classes from Nursery to Class XII which encompassed all the subjects from visual art to science, from music to maths and dance to commerce. The list of the events was as follow:
— Vartika’ in the Making Classes III & IV
— Trail Blazers – Coffee With Pioneers Classes IX – XII
HINDI & SANSKRIT
— Nav Gatha-(Chehra Purana –Andaaz Naya) ClassesVI & VII
— Shubhashitam ClassesVIII & IX
— Add- O- Raman ClassesVIII & IX
— Buland Imarat – Maphy Concepts ClassesIX –X II
— Indian Paradise ClassesIX – XII
— Persuasive Poise ClassesVIII – X
— Style-O-State Classes I & II
— Arjun’s Aim ClassesXI & XII
— Tagore’s Tigers ClassesIX – XII
ART & CRAFT
— Kalam Ka Kamaal Classes IV-VI
— Little Imprints Classes Nursery & KG
— Tune-in Tansen ClassesV – VII
The day commenced with the auspicious lamp lighting and welcome song. A synchronized display of Yoga Mudras by the students of Class VI, VII and VIII and Lavani dance by Kuhu Gupta of Class II filled the air with vibrant energy. The highlight of the day was the skit by the students of Class IX and X successfully demonstrating the theme of the glory and achievements of India in hand to hand with its ethics of Unity in Diversity and Universal Brotherhood.
The extravaganza of talent exposed by the participants was highly appreciated by the respective judges. All the winners were accoladed with medals and certificates of appreciation by the Chief Guest and Guests of Honour.