The DHiE (Deccan Herald in Education) inter-school group dance competition for Zone B took place on Saturday at St Joseph’s Boy High School.
Thirty-eight schools participated in the competition – 20 from the junior group and 18 from the senior group.
In the junior group, RNS Vidyaniketan, Vijayanagar, won the first prize. The second prize was won by the Sree Ayappa Education Center (State) and the third by the Regency Public School.
In the senior category, Delhi Public School in the North came out on top with National Public School, Yeshwantpur in second and Little Angels Public School, Kanakanagar in third.
As RNS Vidyaniketan students performed a Kannada folk dance to win the winner’s trophy in the junior group, the students at Regency Public School captivated audiences with their folk dance for a Bollywood number.
Whether it was revisiting the retro era or presenting a high octane performance in homage to Karnataka, the students did their best.
The winners of the second prize of the senior group who gave rhythm to the 80s disco songs gave an extremely enjoyable performance.
Students from Little Angels Public School performed a free dance representing the rich culture and traditions of Karnataka. Senior group first prize winners Delhi Public School, North performed a folk dance.
The audience marveled at the ease and perfection with which the students put on the whole show. The winners of the painting, short story writing, quiz, spelling and group dance competitions also received prizes.