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GNFCS Celebrating Khalsa Saajna Diwas 2018
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Leela Samson Enthralls the Students & Staff of Guru Nanak Fifth Centenary School with her performance.

Leela Samson, a world renowned exponent of Bharatnatyam, performed at Guru Nanak Fifth Centenary School, Mussoorie on 11th April, under the aegis of SPIC MACAY.

The SPIC MACAY is a non profit voluntary organization dedicated to promoting an awareness of Indian Culture in Educational institutions throughout India.
Leela Samson has performed and taught Bharatnatyam across India and abroad including the Royal Opera House London and the annual Milapfest at Manchester.
She has performed extensively in India and across Europe, Africa, Canada and America.

She started learning Bharatnatyam at the age of nine at Kalakshetra under the founder, the legendary Rukmini Devi Arundale.

In recognition of her efforts she was awarded the Sanskriti Award in 1982. The Padma Shri Award in 1990 The Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2000 and The Natya Kala Acharya Award from The Music Academy, Chennai in 2015.
From August 2010 to September 2014 she served as Chairperson Sangeet Natak Academy New Delhi and From 2011 to 2015 she served as Chairperson Central Board of Film Certification.

Leelaji was accompanied by Miss Satya Priya Iyer, a talented dancer from Pune who is also a recipient of the Natya Kala Vipanchi award.

Also present with her was Shri Bhavajan Kumar one of the most promising dancers of Bharatnatyam. He received his training under Shri Shijith Nambiar and he likes to present his art with sincerity keeping intact its spiritual essence.

The students thoroughly enjoyed their performance and also participated in an interactive session with the distinguished artists, where they collected more information about the dance form.

At the conclusion of the programme, Mrs Leela Samson was honoured by the Dean of GNFC School Mrs N D Sawhney who presented her with a shawl.

The accompanying artists were presented with momentoes by the school Principal Mr Anil Tiwari

The programme concluded with the singing of National Anthem.
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GNFCS at a Glance in 35 Seconds
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Rich tribute paid to Chairman Late S. Jaspal Singh ji.

A Special Prayer Service was held in the Sardar Mehtab Singh Assembly Hall at GNFCS Shangri-La on 10th june 2017 at 10:30 a.m. The prayer service was attended by distinguished guests , members of GNFC School Society , Local members of Gurudwara Singh Sabha, Landour and Library point and the entire Staff and students of Guru Nanak Fifth Centenary School , Mussoorie . All had gathered on this solemn occasion to pay homage to Sardar Jaspal Singh ji who had played an iconic role in the field of education in the region.

The Principal Staff and Students offered rich tributes to the departed soul. The Dean Mrs. N.D. Sawhaney shared glimpses of the inspiring life and outstanding achievements of Sardar Jaspal Singh ji who was a great visionary and luminary.
Floral tributes were offered to the beloved Chairman admist the soulful rendition of shabads sung by the school choir.

The students expressed their gratitude to the chairman and took a pledge to emulate his values and become socially responsible global citizens rooted in Indian culture.
After the Sehaj Path, there was kirtan conducted by Bhai Randhir Singh ji (Hazoori Ragi Sri Harimandir Sahib – Amritsar).

The Centonians paid a special tribute by praying for the peace and bliss of his soul.

The Ardas and Hukanama were followed by distribution of Karah Parshad and Guru ka Langar.
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Documentary, Guru Nanak Fifth Centenary School, Mussoorie
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"Charan Kamal Prabh Kae Nith Dhhiaavo" Raag Bilawal by Varinder Kaur (GNFCS)
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Shabad "Haun vaaree haun vaaranai kurbaan terae naav nou" performed by GNFCS Students at Takhat Sri Patna Sahib
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"Charan Chalo Marag Gobind" shabad performed by GNFCS Students on Takhat Sri Patna Sahib
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Khalsa Akal Purakh Ki Fauj by GNFCS at Takhat Sri Patna Sahib
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GNFCS Students performing shabad kirtan at Takhat Sri Harimandir Sahib ji Patna Sahib.
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