Assembly- 29th April, 2022

Theme: World dance forms

Thought: Dancing is the rhythm of the soul expressed in movement, beauty, art, and creativity.

Speech: The International Dance Day (IDD) is observed every year on April 29 to recognise the value of the art form across the world. It marks the birth anniversary of French dancer Jean-Georges Navarre, the creator of modern ballet. We use different methods to express our feelings to others. Dance is one of these methods by which an individual can express their inner feelings. India shows a variety of dances which can be seen in various parts of the country. These dances are performed differently and are an important aspect in Indian dance because they bring the past in the present by telling us about ancient Indian history. The Indian dances are divided in two types Indian classical dance and Indian folk dance. Indian classical dance is comprises of Bharatanatyam, Kathak  Odissi, kuchipudi, Kathakali, manipuri etc. Indian folk dance contains Bhangra and special dances observed in regional festivals. Besides giving us knowledge and entertainment, these dance forms show unity in diversity among people.

News: Parts of northern India may get slight relief from the ongoing heatwave between May 4 and 7. According to a tweet by Independent forecaster, Mahesh Palawat, a pre-monsoon dust storm, thunderstorms and rain is possible in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and west Uttar Pradesh.

Narthaki Nataraj, a renowned dancer from Tamil Nadu, has become the first Indian transgender to be honoured with Padma Shri, the third highest civilian award of India.

Words for the day:

Inflate – to expand or increase abnormally

Industrious – habitually active and occupied

Deflate – becoming or making smaller in size

Skirmish – a minor dispute between two parties

Ruthless – someone without compassion

Name of the students:

Prayer – Divyam

Pledge – Kuwam

Thought – Aarav Vardhan

News – Riya

Speech – Pranav

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