Students and staff put in a tremendous amount of hard work and effort to create wonderful shows, making this year’s Annual Student Concerts an enormous success.
CHIREC International put together its very own versions of traditional tales such as Macbeth, Beauty and the Beast, and the Pied Piper of Hamlin. Congratulations to the performers and organizers, and thank you to all the parents and the chief guests for your incessant encouragement and cooperation!
CHIREC Spectacular- Secondary CBSE Concert, December 17th, 2016
The CHIREC CBSE Secondary School concert ‘CHIREC Spectacular,’ which took place on December 17th, 2016, from 6.00 p.m. at the Kondapur campus, truly lived up to its name! It was a spectacular show with many dignitaries and guests present in the audience, including Mr. Harpreet Singh, Principal Secretary to the Governor of the State of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, and Mrs. Sunita Goparaju, a renowned singer and dubbing artist.
The show opened with our special guests being felicitated on stage by the Director, Mrs. Ratna Reddy. Our Principal, Mrs. Iffat Ibrahim, presenting the annual school report. When the curtains lifted, our 11th and 12th graders set the stage ablaze with their contemporary dance moves and some desi swing. The play ‘Beauty and the Beast’ transported the audience to a world of castles and mobs, and of course love. When Zero Gravity, our 5-student boy band, took the stage, the quality of vocals and instruments turned the venue into a live concert. And finally, our Fashion Studies students walked the ramp and amazed our audiences with their very own creations that were fantastic.Each amazing performance was interspersed with witty standup comedy by Rahul Modi and Siddarth S. of Grade 10, who kept the show alive and the audiences lapping up every minute of the entertainment. It was truly a great evening and a well-produced concert.
CHIREC Scintillate-Secondary Cambridge December 23rd 2016
Students with different talents came together to showcase their art at Scintillate, the Annual Concert held on 23rd December, 2016. Students with a flair the visual arts displayed their paintings and photographs in an exhibition before the Concert. The event started off with a Welcome Dance, after which the students acknowledged the 400th death anniversary of Shakespeare with a production of Macbeth. Mr. Barrett Travis, Chief of the American Citizens Services for Hyderabad, and Ms. Vaishali Bisht, Director and Playwright of Vaishali Bisht’s Theatre, were the special guests of the evening.
This year, we gave the students a platform to showcase their musical talent at the CHIREC Idol Competition. The finalists doled out truly soulful performances, but in the end Yash Bhatnagar of Stage C10 emerged the winner with a touching rendition of the English song Lego House and the Hindi Song Meri Maa.
Toys of CHIREC – Pre-Primary concert, December 30th, 2016
From tiny ‘Gummy bears’ and ‘Colouful Crayons’ to the super-fast ‘Race cars’ and everything else in between, the day of the Annual Concert saw all the Toys of CHIREC coming to life! Days of practice and the tireless efforts of the CHIREC family contributed to making “Toys of CHIREC” a truly spectacular show.
Shri Etele Rajender, Minister of Finance and Planning, Telangana, Mr. BVR Mohan Reddy, Founder of Infotech Enterprises, and Smt. Deepika Reddy, Eminent Dancer and Choreographer were the Special Guests for the evening .
The programme started off with the “beary special” gummy bears grooving to the beats of the music, and was followed by a journey to the ‘World of Dolls.’ The audience was left spellbound watching the talented young pre-primary students demonstrate their dexterity through the synchronised steps of the ball dance, the “Puzzle me up” dance and the “Wild West” dance.
Jubilee Hills Branch | Gachibowli Branch
Cascade of Magical Land- Primary Cambridge Concert, January 6th, 2017
The Cascade of Magical Land, the Primary concert of the International section, was a remarkably enchanting and spellbinding experience. Smt. Kavitha Kalvakuntla, member of Parliament, and Ms Katherine Hadda, US Consul- General, were the special guests for the evening. The CHIREC family’s days of practice and tireless effort ensured that the spectacular journey through the pages of retold classical fairy enthralled the audience. We followed Dorothy, met the great and powerful Wizard of Oz and held our breath through the adventures of precious little ‘Thumbelina’. The audience was captivated by tunes from the ‘Pied Piper’ flute, and the bravery of the queen in the face of the cunning ‘Rumpelstiltskin’. To wrap things up in a regal manner, the ‘Twelve Dancing Princesses’ were right on cue to provide a magical end to the evening!
Smt. Kavitha K. , Member of Parliament
CHIREC has literally changed the face of education in Hyderabad. I have observed students from CHIREC to be more creative in their thinking and understanding, especially after the Cambridge course has started, I noticed a wonderful personality change in the children of my friends ,who have taken up the course here. I hope that CHIREC would continue to contribute towards building capable leaders in the society. I congratulate you Ratna garu on your achievements– you have received a brilliant award in 2014 and you are one the three women in India to have received this award. Ratna Ma’am I am very proud of you!
CHIREC Fantasia – Primary Concert, January 7th, 2016
The Annual Concert, CHIREC Fantasia, saw the students of Primary CBSE of both the Kondapur and Gachibowli campuses put up a spectacular show about the fairy tales they have grown up with, with a twist! Titled “A Fairy Tale with a Twist”, it was an evening of dance and music brought alive by the wonderful performances of the students. Mr. Vemula Srikar (IRS, Addl. Comm. Income tax, Hyderabad) and Mr. V.V.S.Laxman (Former Intl. Indian Cricketer) were the chief guests of the evening.
We found ‘Hansel and Gretel’ who were lost in the forest. we encountered fairies, witches, mermaids, transformers, robots, butterflies, and many others on our journey through the magical lands. The music, choreography, LED, lighting and sound were done in-house by our teachers, and the confidence on the students’ faces as they twirled across the stage was a sight to behold as they showed us that we are all miracles in our own right.
Shri. V.V.S. Laxman, Former International Indian Cricketer
It is indeed a privilege for my children to study in this prestigious institution under the able leadership of Mrs. Ratna Reddy, who has 28 years of untiring service in the field of Education: she believes in strong leadership committed to bring in more innovative methods in the field of education. She is a leader with a vision and I consider her to be strong leader. She has a team who follows her mission- Principal Iffat Maam and her team of teachers. This compels me to say that ‘Mr.Laxman’ is a CHIREC parent and a proud parent.
Academic is the foundation -even more important is the participation in extra-curricular activities. In this connection I can say that Ratna Ma’am and her team is preparing every child to face the challenges of the world. To all the parents, I can only say that your kids are talented and they are in safe hands.
Kondapur Branch | Gachibowli Branch