- Viva is one of the largest cultural events open for school students across India
- The event will be hosted online, this year
MUMBAI, India, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The VIBGYOR Group of Schools, a leading chain of K-12 schools, today announced the launch of Viva 12, their annual inter-school cultural festival. In light of the on-going pandemic situation, the extravaganza is being hosted virtually for the first time, with activities continuing till 20th December 2020. The grand finale will be broadcast online and on VIBGYOR's social media channels, allowing viewers across the country to watch the exceptional performances put up by students.
Viva brings together not just VIBGYOR students, but students from various schools across the country to celebrate their many talents and skills. It is a glittering kaleidoscope of enthralling online games, workshops and competitions that showcase a wide range of impressive singing, dancing and acting performances.
On the launch of Viva 12, Ms. Kavita Sahay Kerawalla, Vice Chairperson, VIBGYOR Group of Schools, said, "The New National Education Policy (NEP 2020) lays immense focus on the holistic development of students, which we have been championing for 15 years. VIBGYOR's pursuit of excellence in holistic education is reflected in the consistent commitment it demonstrates to the overall development of students. Each year, we meticulously curate Viva to provide students from across the country a platform to showcase their immense and diverse talent, and encourage the spirit of healthy competition and collaboration. What puts Viva apart is that it is not just another school fest, it is both an annual ritual and carnival for thousands of students coming together to celebrate, achieve and entertain at a platform that is unparalleled by any other. Through the festival, we aim to provide intellectually stimulating symposiums to motivate young minds to conquer infinite milestones. This year, the spirit of the festival will remain the same, but the platform is digital."
Viva 12 will host a series of competitions, webinars and workshops, designed and facilitated by certified coaches and highly qualified teachers. These include:
- Short film making competition: The theme will be provided by VIBGYOR and the best three films will be shared on VIBGYOR's social media channels
- Online gaming competition: Solo competitions will be hosted in Chess, FIFA and Sudoku, among other games
- Viva Swing N Swirl: Solo dance competition
- Voice of Viva: Indian and Western singing competition
- Viva Nova (Quarantine King and Queen): A personality contest for students
- Webinars with experts on various subjects
- Workshops conducted by experts on various subjects
After overwhelming participation from over 1,500 schools in 2019, Viva is set to welcome an even wider audience online this year. Students will get the opportunity to engage in creative and competitive pursuits to keep honing their skills from the comfort and safety of their homes. The festival is also open for parents and friends of students.
Applications for various competitions, webinars and workshops can be submitted at www.vibgyorviva.com. Winners will be rewarded with cash prizes and certificates of excellence.
About VIBGYOR Group of Schools
Founded in 2004, the VIBGYOR Group of Schools, recognised as India's Most Admired Brands in Education 2018, is a leading chain of K-12 schools known for its quality education and academic excellence. The group offers a unique range of world-class educational services for the holistic development of students in studies as well as co-curricular activities across all its schools. Under the leadership of Mr. Rustom Kerawalla, Founder Chairman of the institution, the VIBGYOR Group is set to explore new horizons with 40 schools in 14 major cities, reaching out to more than 55000 students nationwide.
VIBGYOR High caters to the students from Grades 1 to 12 and VIBGYOR Kids to the Pre-Primary segment with a student-teacher ratio of 10:1 on an average. VIBGYOR High provides a mixed spectrum of national and international levels of education in affiliation with CISCE, CBSE and Cambridge International.
VIBGYOR Roots and Rise offer the CBSE Board curriculum. VIBGYOR Roots caters to the Pre-Primary Division while VIBGYOR Rise caters to Primary and Secondary students with a student-teacher ratio of 15:1 on an average.