Celebrating Movement and Expression: Inter House Dance Competition




On the vibrant morning of April 29th, 2024, the auditorium of The Khaitan School buzzed with excitement and anticipation as students from the senior wing gathered to celebrate International Dance Day. Honoring the birth of the creator of modern ballet, Jean George Nouverre, International Dance Day serves as a global celebration of the diverse art form of dance. In commemoration of this auspicious day, The Khaitan School organized an Inter House Dance Competition, showcasing the talents and creativity of its students.




Under the able guidance and coordination of Ms. Manju Wazir, Mr. Pratik Roy, and Ms. Shoba Gupta, the event unfolded seamlessly, bringing together students from different houses to compete in various dance forms.


The competition featured a captivating display of popular dance forms, including Kathak and Bharatnatyam, performed by students of the senior wing. Each performance was a testament to the dedication, skill, and passion of the participants, who poured their hearts into their routines, captivating the audience with their grace and precision.

In a special gesture of cultural exchange, a delegation from Bhutan had the privilege of attending the competition. Impressed by the talent showcased by the students, they were treated to a mesmerizing display of Indian dance forms, further strengthening the bonds of friendship and cultural understanding between the two nations.





The participants from each house showcased exemplary talent and dedication, embodying the spirit of creativity and expression. Representing Meghalaya House, Aakriti Narayanan and Ishanvi Khanna from Grade XI delivered a breathtaking performance, earning them the first position with an impressive score of 74 points.


The competition was judged by esteemed dance teachers, Mrs. Susmita Ganguly and Mr. Arun Pandy, from the Primary wing. Their expertise and discerning eye ensured a fair and impartial evaluation of each performance, providing valuable feedback to the participants.





In a closely contested event, the results were as follows:


  • First Position: Meghalaya House with 74 points

  • Second Position: Shiwalik and Aravali House with 69 Points

  • Third Position: Nilgiri House with 64 points

As the curtains drew to a close on the Inter House Dance Competition, the auditorium echoed with thunderous applause and cheers, celebrating the talent and creativity of the participants. The event not only showcased the artistic prowess of the students but also fostered a sense of camaraderie and unity among the school community. Through the universal language of dance, The Khaitan School once again reaffirmed its commitment to nurturing holistic development and fostering a culture of creativity and expression among its students.

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