Inter Higher Secondary Indian Folk Dance Competition

India is an intricate weave of cultures each unique in its own way. To display this diversity of cultures Mount Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Chinchinim organized its Annual Indian Folk Dance Competition on 14th September 2023. This year saw 14 participating teams from different higher secondaries across Goa. To commence the program the Principal Madam Melba Vas welcomed the gathering, which was followed by a prayer dance by our very own students. The participating teams danced to the different folk songs like Goan, Rajasthani, Gujarati, Lavni, Gondal, Dhalo to name a few. The judges for the day Mr. Suraj Jaiswar, Ms. Snehal Naik and Mr. Seniel Da Costa had a tough time judging the competition. Each dance had the audience in an awe, applauding to their mesmerizing performances. Towards the end of the competition Mr. Suraj Jaiswar danced to the tunes of ‘Chaleya’, whereas Mr. Seniel Da Costa had the audience grooving while matching to his dance steps. This array of dances had to have one winner with St. Andrews, Vasco taking home the Rolling Trophy. In the second place were St. Xaviers, Mapusa. CTN Higher Secondary School, Curchorem won the third prize. The compere for the day was Tr. Manusha while Tr. Luella proposed the vote of thanks. The competition embraced diversity, with a variety of enthralling dance steps, ensuring a resounding success.