On August 9th, the volunteers at the Sandipani Muni School attended the 3rd World Flute Festival in Delhi.
The Raasrang World Flute Festival, is organized by Krishna Prerna, http://krishnaprerna.in/. It’s aim is to showcase the flute, one of the oldest instruments in the world, and raise awareness and value based on it’s intrinsic association with mythology, religion and culture in India.
Krishna Prerna partnered with Sandipani Muni school, to raise awarness of the great work which is taking place in Vrindavan, the birth place of the much loved flute, which Lord Krsna played so beautifully.
The event was inaugurated by Mr. APJ Abdul Kalaam and honored guest from fields of music, science and art came to take part.
Volunteers, from the school, attended the event and talked to guests about the various projects to include the School, the Goshala and the cleaning and recycling project, and provided samples from the recycling centre. Attendees were keen to hear more and receive further information.
On the 10th August, Jamnashtami day, children from the Sandipani School performed at the event. The girls sang two songs about Lord Krsna, whilst, other girls, performed pastimes of Lord Krsna and Radharani. The performance was met with a fantastic response from the audience and everyone enjoyed the warm, color, music and dance the children brought!
Two days later, the same group of Girls from our school performed the song “Maa Tujhe Salaam” in the presence of the current president of India Mr Pranab Mukherjee. Mr President really enjoyed the performance and expressed his appreciation by presenting the girls with a present. The following article was published in The Hindustan Times covering the event.