As part of its efforts to promote students' latent talents, MES Indian School organised the Musical and Acting Talents Ride (MATR-2022) on June 26 in the Conference Hall of the school.
Hameeda Kadar, principal of MES Indian School, was the chief guest.
The principal, in her inaugural address, encouraged students to participate actively in all the competitions as they contribute significantly to the holistic development of students, which is one of the major objectives of the school.
A participant in MATR-2022
Srinanda Rajesh, cultural secretary-Girls, presented the welcome address.
MATR-2022 provided an opportunity for the students to display their talent in music and theatrical skills. The students from all three categories - Junior, Intermediate and Senior - performed impressively covering various items, including Mappilappattu, light music, film music, and western and classical music. The finalists were selected by a panel of judges.
The valedictory function was held on June 27. Sarang U won the first prize in the film song category while Mohamed Hasbin won first place in the Junior category. In the western music segment, David Ninan John and Vishnu Vinod Krishnan from the senior and intermediate categories, respectively, bagged the first prize, while Aravind C A and Gautam Jinesh from the intermediate and junior categories stood first in light music. Mohamed Hasbin won first prize in Mappilapattu.
From the Girls' section, Nikhita Jude, Haya Noorudheen and Raina Jasir received the first prize in western music in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior categories, respectively, while Alicia Saji, Alvia Saji and Pallavi Vinu Pillai from the Senior, Intermediate and Junior categories, respectively, won the first prize in the film song section.
Sheikha Khalid and Naifah Afsalin won the first prize in Mappilapattu in the Senior and Junior categories, respectively. Sai Krishna won first place in classical music in the Intermediate category, while Nandana Santhosh won first place in light music in the Intermediate category.
Overall, MATR-22 was a huge success, providing an excellent platform for the students to showcase their talents, the school said in a statement.
The occasion was graced by the presence of all key functionaries of the school. David Ninan Koshy, Sherlin Jovitta and Sheza, and John Paul anchored the show. The cultural secretary-Boys proposed the vote of thanks.
Anver K and Sumitha Abdul Nasar, cultural co-ordinators, supervised the event.