Amazing ideas in a tinge of colours
The huge stadium here on Wednesday turned into a celebratory picnic spot and teemed with thousands of students from twin cities and districts It wore a festive look with approximately 20,000 students from 88 schools thronging the venue to participate in the Draw A Dream mega painting competition organised by The Hans India in collaboration with Syndicate Bank
Gachibowli: The huge stadium here on Wednesday turned into a celebratory picnic spot and teemed with thousands of students from twin cities and districts. It wore a festive look with approximately 20,000 students from 88 schools thronging the venue to participate in the ‘Draw A Dream’ mega painting competition organised by The Hans India in collaboration with Syndicate Bank.
The day being the death anniversary of the Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi who led the freedom struggle to free Indians from the yoke of British, the theme of ‘Swecha Bharat’ was apt and stirred the imagination of young minds translate their ideas and thoughts on “Swecha Bharath” (1947-2047). White canvas in the hands of thousands kept acquiring vivid colours and captivating shapes, as the children put. crayons, water and oil colours to good use to bring out their creative best.
This event got an overwhelming response from both students and their guardians. This could be observed through the colours and sketches spread on white sheet displaying innocence and innovative thinking of students from their paintings. The competition succeeded in nudging the children to hone and harness their creative talents and present their dreams on paper. The students were seen enjoying the sweet melody song “Itni Shakti Hamein Dena Data” while drawing sketches.
As the theme of this competition symbolizes the 100 years of India, from 1947 -2047, the participating students came up with unique sketches. Each and every sketch had its own uniqueness as each student came up with his own creative idea.Naga Laxmi, CCA teacher of Sri Chaitanya School, Manikonda, said that daily at least one period should be given for drawing and creative art, as it helps development of children and channel their progress creatively.
“It is a great platform where the children had the opportunity to showcase their talents, said Rajeswari, an art teacher of P Obul Reddy School.The sketches of the students showcased the thought process and creative thinking of many children who drew Gandhi in spectacles. Many drew pre- and post-independence era images, and while others drew old and new technological gadgets.
A Class 7 student, Srivani of P Obul Reddy School, was seen painting about both freedom struggle and Independent India.
She said she wanted to show how people suffered before independence and how the present population was living as free birds after independence.All the participants will be issued certificates of participation. The best 500 selected paintings will be awarded at a function soon.