Study Hall School hosted an annual concert for the DOSTI (Development of Self through Interaction) unit on November 2, 2018, at Sant Gadge Auditorium in Gomtinagar. The theme of the concert was “Come to see the world through the eyes of a child” which took everyone back to their childhood. Mr. S.K Srivastava, commissioner disabilities, the government of Uttar Pradesh, graced the occasion as chief guest.
Dr. Urvashi Sahni, CEO, and founder Study Hall Educational Foundation shared how she started the Journey of DOSTI with 10 students and today, over one hundred children, are taken care of in its Early Intervention, Home-based programs, and regular school programs. She added, “I feel so happy to see all these parents here supporting their kids and I appreciate every single effort that every teacher make here.”
The concert started with welcoming the guest and speech by Shalini Sinha, principal Study Hall School The first performance was a soul-stirring song “Let the children have a world”, in which kids shared their dreams and beliefs. It continued with a dance performance on “Ek Zindagi Meri SauKhwaishe.” Children of class 3 eloquently and effectively speak out their minds about what freedom means to them in form of a poem. Students act on the short English play “The keys to heaven” which was about how we get caught up following the herd, Instead of looking at what’s real. Two students from DOSTI Vaibhav Yadav and Stavya Mishra showcased their talent on synthesizer and bongo. This took concert on another peak.
On this occasion, chief guest, Mr. S.K Srivastava congratulated the teacher and appreciated them for the work they do. He said, “it takes immense patience to deal with kids with special abilities and I see the teachers and special trainers do their work so lovingly.”
The program continued with a song performance “Hume Haq Hai Barabari Ka” and song performance by students of Center for Learning “Koshish karne walon ki haar nahi hoti.” The next performance was a short humorous play in Hindi “Chintiprem” which left the audience laughing. The program concluded with the delightful dance performance by students.