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Presentation of Bihu and Bhortaal on stage in Italy

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 July 2015 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, July 6: Assam's Bihu and Bhortaal Nritya will get intertiol exposure again as the stage is all set for the iuguration of the coveted Giffoni Film Festival, Italy with the performance of this two dance forms of the state by the students of NPS Intertiol School, Guwahati on July 17.

Massive preparations are on at the school auditorium under the guidance of teachers of the music department of the school.

Apart from Bihu and Bhortaal Nritya, a group of four students of NPS Intertiol School - Md sad (Class VIII), Hrishiraj Sawant (Class IX), Krish Saha (Class VIII) and Disha Boro (Class VIII) - will also perform Indian Classical Dance during the iuguration ceremony of the film festival.

Expressing satisfaction over the preparation for the global meet, JN Das, Director, NPS Intertiol School, Guwahati said: "We're very happy that two very important dance forms of Assam will be performed at the iuguration of such a prestigious event. We are desperately looking forward to that day."

A thought-provoking documentary titled, 'We are Same Same, But Different', directed by the students of NPS Intertiol School has also been selected for a special screening at the Giffoni Film Festival, Italy. The event will continue till July 18.

Earlier, a documentary titled 'Assam Bamboo Crafts' by NPS Intertiol School also bagged the Best Documentary Film and Best Cinematography awards in the school students' section at the 5th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival 2015. NPS is the only school in the entire Northeast to have won this prestigious award.

This year entries under different sections came from countries like Cada, Australia, Singapore, Finland, Germany, the USA and the UK.

Earlier, the documentary, 'We are Same Same, But Different,' was selected as one of the top five movies from among a total of 72 short films at the 8th Chinh India Kids Film Festival and Forum that was held in New Delhi from December 13 to 18. About 1,000 students from 29 countries had participated in the said event.

A team of 25 students of the school under the leadership of JN Das took part in a cultural and educatiol exchange programme in Spain recently. During the tour, the students visited various education institutions of the country, including Centro Escolar de Amanecer Residential School.

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