G.D. Goenka Public School ushered in Navratri celebrations with a special event ‘Dandia Nite’ on 23rd of September. It was a gala occasion full of colour, music and dance. Students, parents and teachers in the school and others – all participated in the festivity attired in their special glowing costumes best suited for the occasion. The rain-laden clouds could not dampen the mood of gaiety among all the enthusiastic participants. The entire Goenkan campus was thronging with vibrant colours and lilting music. The event began with the lighting of the lamp by Mr Sarvesh Goel, Chairman and Ms Raveen Pande, Principal followed by Maa Ambey aarti which resonated in the entire ground. The highlights of the event were singers Sachet Tandon and Parampara Thakur who mesmerized the audience with feet-tapping numbers.
Dandiya Night 2017
The scintillating Bollywood Gujarati music had the audience on their toes all through the night. All were enjoying the special Gujarati dance item till the last beat of the music. The gorgeous ladies all decked up for the evening and the men in their best attire danced to the tunes of the songs sung by the great singers. The children whose excitement knew no bounds too kept tapping their feet on the melodious numbers. The lip-smacking food at the crowded stalls was another zone of attraction. From rolls, pizzas, Chinese items to the famous Lakhnavi chat and many more delicious items could be relished in this food court. The other stalls had Kurtis, Sarees and other miscellaneous goodies straight from Gujarat. The ambience was also created by a village scene which added fervor to the festivity and reflected the vibrant culture of Gujarat.