German Language Festival
Inter-School German Language Festival- ‘Namaste Deutschland ‘16’
The balmy morning of 22 October in Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj, witnessed the Inter- School German Language Festival, ‘Namaste Deutschland-2016’. This mega-event was organised by the DPS Society in association with the Goethe Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan. With over 3000 participants from more than 105 schools of Delhi-NCR, the day was a landmark in the eight year old long association between the two behemoths.
The celebrations were kicked off to a start with an intense musical battle amongst school bands, which was followed by several educational exhibitons and treasure hunts on ‘Discovering Germany’ and contests like word building, dance choreography and spellbee. Creative workshops on bakery and ‘best out of waste’ and interactive sessions on ‘Higher Education in Germany’ followed.
The Chief Guest for the event was Mr. Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg, Counsellor, Head of Cultural Department, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany. Rear Admiral M.M Chopra, Vice-Chairman, the DPS Society and Chairman, Managing Committee, DPS Vasant Kunj also graced the occasion.
The eventful day concluded with the Valedictory Function. Ms. Bindu Sehgal, Principal, DPS Vasant Kunj welcomed the esteemed guests. The ceremony concluded with the much awaited certificate distribution ceremony to all the FIT toppers and achievers.