Children’s Day to be celebrated with a musical memorial in Gurgaon (Bani Thakur)

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Tuesday, November 04, 2014
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Article in – Gurgaon, NCR of Delhi
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This year on the eve of Jawaharlal Nehru’s 125 birth anniversary and on Children’s day, a musical memorial is to be presented by the students of Lorraine Music Academy on 9 November in Epicentre, Gurgaon. They would pay homage to our nation’s heroes Jawaharlal, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Mahatma Gandhi.

Professioanl musicians along with students of Lorraine Music Academy, prominent schools, Colleges and universities from across the National Capital Region will express their celebration through song, instrumental music, and dance performances. The musical memorial will include performances of songs such as ‘Ekla Chalo Re’, ‘Dohas from Kabir’, and a medley of our nation’s folk dances, highlighting India’s cultural ethos of ‘Unity in persity’.

Lorraine Fiona Aloysius will play on the Piano and will lead a group of singers. The musical evening will witness the launch of the National Singing Project “Come India Sing For Clean India” in support of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by our Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi. This musical initiative will endeavour to communicate awareness of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan among the children & youth of our nation through music and song. This series of musical initiatives will also communicate the message of “Bal Swachhta” in schools and education institutions.

The evening will include “The Thinkers’ Forum Charcha” which will consist of live on-stage interviews and interactions with key leaders delving into the noble qualities, ideals, ethics, values and principles of these exemplary National Heroes, so as to pass them on to inspire our next generation of citizens for positive nation building.

The Musical Memorial will include a brief workshop embedded in the concert to educate and encourage the audience to abide by the Constitution of India and respect its ideals and institutions, the National Flag and the National Anthem.