From Our Special Correspondent
Daijiworld Media Network
Bengaluru, Aug 15: It was a day to fly with Colours at Hosachiguru Colorothan Season 14 with over 3,600 people across three generations – old, young and children, men and women, including students, teachers and parents, and from age 3 to 90 years – took part in the Fest for the first time in the history of Christ School ICSE in Bengaluru on Monday to mark 75th Year of Independence Day in a truly special way.
The Christ School ICSE Bengaluru campus was awash in a riot of colours trying their hand at giving shape to their emotions and creativity with Brig Jose Abraham, Fr Nilson Davis Pallissery CMI, principal, Christ School ISCE, along with Fr Martin Onasseril CMI, vice principal, Fr Regi Koodapattu, Financial Manager, Fr Fenil CMI, director of Special School and Kishore Joseph, director, Breathe Entertainment and Founder- Colorothon.
Colorothon is a concept of Breathe Entertainment, and hosted by Christ School ISCE, the Festival offered the participants a vibrant and kaleidoscopic experience of a cultural potpourri across many media and formats like Performing arts, Fine and traditional arts, Culinary arts, visual and digital art, art installations, interactive art, magic show, live painting by professional artists and contemporary art.
The main attraction of the day being the special children participating in full enthusiasm that struck a ready chord with the people.
To commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav initiative of Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of independence and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements, the Christ School ICSE had symbolically unveiled a patriotic Art work measuring 7x10 feet which was drawn by an artist by name Aneesh from Kids chaupal.
Subsequently 75 collages were also exhibited by the Christ School children contributed by 2650 children covering the journey of 75 years of Independence starting from 1947 to 2022 which includes Coivd -19. Kishore Joseph, Director, Breathe Entertainment, and the brain behind the event, said choosing Independence Day for the event is our way of attempting to bring people together” and to bring out the child in everyone. “The focus was on creativity and the right mix of colors, and it feels really great to motivate kids by organizing such events,” he said. Hosachiguru was hosted by Christ School, ICSE, because, said Fr Nilson Davis Pallissery CMI, principal, Christ School ICSE, it’s a unique event which brings together people belonging to three generations, students, parents and teachers under a single platform to express themselves through art and painting “We have blown the myth that art is avant-garde, and that it is the province of the elite.
Creativity flows from imagination and both flow from the power of mind, thinking,and not the power of purse, bottom line, lineage, caste, religion or whatever. This is what we aim to stress and propagate through Colorothon Festival,” said Fr Nilson Davis CMI. Incidentally, Christ School are eyeing an entry into the Exclusive Book World Records and the Kings Book of World Records for organizing the largest painting extravaganza in the world in the school sector.
According to the organizers, 300 best paintings of the participants judged by renowned artists, will be auctioned and donated to Charity Partners.
“Our vision is to see people from all over the country take part in painting on a day which will be celebrated as Colorothon Day,” says Kishore Joseph, Founder-Trustee of Colorothon and Breathe Entertainment, Publisher of thisweekindia.news and multiple world-record holders.
Christ School ICSE enters in 2 World Records:
- Becomes the largest open-air community painting session, Enters ‘Exclusive Record for largest number of people painting under platform of all age groups, students, parents and teachers, It has received over 3,600 participants which includes Students (Grade 1 to 10, Parents, Teachers and their family members Painting for the first time in school history, to commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav the 75 years of independence in a truly special way Together, Celebrating Colored Togetherness.
CHRIST SCHOOL BENGALIURU (ICSE) Karnataka, has also been selected for the title & Amazing Brilliance & as for displaying 75 Collages exhibited by the Christ School children contributed by 2650 students covering the journey of 75 years of Independence starting from 1947 to 2022 which includes Coivd - 19, to commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav the 75 years of independence.
Best 15 Winners from 5 different categories of Christ School ICSE Color Festival were felicitated by Fr Nilson Davis CMI.