A concert titled “A Musical Evening Heralding the Christmas Season – Come India Go for a Christmas Carol” was held at Epicentre auditorium in Gurgaon over the weekend. Hosted by Lorraine Music Academy and LAMP Trust, the show’s highlight was singing traditional Christmas Carols “Jingle Bells”, “Joy To The World” by children, teenagers and youth. “Silent Night”, the ‘Universal Intangible Cultural Heritage song’ as declared by the United Nations, was sung in German by Rishaan Bhatnagar and in English by Aubrey Aloysius while the audience joined in nostalgically remembering their school days in singing.

CHATRON NE CAROL GAAKAR BHAATI CHRISTMAS KI KHUSHIYAAN Shahar Mein Christmas Ki Taiyaariyaan Jor-Jor Se Shuru, Church Mein Hardin Ho Rahi Hain Vishesh Prarthana Sabhaein

Sector-44 Stiti Epicentre Mein Lorraine Sangeet Academy Ki Aur Se Christmas Ke Lekar Chatron Ne Rangarang Prastuti Di.

Schoolon mein Kaaryakram

  • Christmas ko lekar chatron nein rangarang karyakram ki di pratuti
  • Epicentre mein 15 se jyaada schoolon ke chatron ne liya hissa


Gurgaon, Epicentre mein Lorraine Sangeet Academy dwaara ayojit Bharat Gao va Christmas Carol mein prastuti dete nanhe-munne bachchein



Lorraine Music Academy and LAMP Trust organised, ‘A Musical Evening Heralding the Christmas Season – Come India Sing a Christmas Carol’ on Sunday at the Epicentre. Participants aged 4 to 25 years sang traditional Christmas carols like Jingle Bells, Joy to the World, among others.


8-year old Rishaan Bhatnagar, a student of the academy, sang Silent Night in German which was followed by an English rendition of the song by the founder of the academy, Aubrey Aloysius. The showstopper was ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ conducted by Lorraine Fiona Aloysius.


This concert was held to raise resources for the ‘Come India Sing’ series of nation building methods using music as a tool.


Gurgaon to celebrate Christmas with carolling and singing (Radha Singhania)

Jesus was born in adverse & austere circumstances. Angels came down from heaven to sing to the poor shepherd. Wise men from the east came with generous gifts. Christmas is celebrated across India and across the globe.

Lorraine Music Academy and LAMP Trust will host “A Musical Evening Heralding the Christmas Season” on 14th December 2014 at Epicentre Auditorium in Gurgaon. Citizens and residents of the Capital region are encouraged to come earlier to experience a refreshing and enjoyable community musical evening. 

Excited children aged 4 to 18 years and youth will sing and play over 20 Christmas Carols like Jingle Bells, Joy To The World, O Come All Ye Faithful, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Hark The Herald Angels Sing, O Holy Night, When Christmas Comes To Town, White Christmas, Rocking Around The Christmas Tree, 12 Days Of Christmas, Go Tell It On The Mountains, Christmas Vacation, Deck The Halls, The Gift Goes On, The Kid In Me, Calypso Carol, among many others.

Lorraine Fiona Aloysius will sing a special Christmas Carol “Christmas Isn’t Christmas Till It Happens In Your Heart” which reminds everyone of the real meaning of Christmas – that Jesus the Saviour was born to live in our hearts. Aubrey Aloysius will sing the all time popular Christmas Carol “Silent Night” which was composed on Christmas eve in 1818 and was declared an “intangible cultural heritage” by UNESCO in March 2011.

The musical evening will include performances by children and youth – members of our next generation, and citizens of India. It will also include performances by members of the community. Also participating actively will be the expat community based in the national capital region. Participants will express themselves through song, performances on the piano, guitar, violin, drums and various instruments and speeches. They will sing carols and play popular Christmas music. The event is organised to share the cheer and wholehearted spirit of giving and sharing generously that the Christmas season brings with it.

This concert is in aid of raising awareness, support and resources for the “Come India Sing” series of Nation Building initiatives utilising music as a tool. This series of initiatives, events & participative activities forms a part of the ongoing National Patriotic Project “Come India Sing Jana Gana Mana” that was launched on 15th August 2013, our Independence Day.



There was a time when meadow, grove and stream,

The earth, and every common sight,

To me did seem

Apparell’d in celestial light,

The glory and the freshness of a dream.

It is not now as it hath been of yore;

Turn wheresoever I may,

By night or day,

The things which I have seen I now can see no more

These lines taken from an ode to childhood by William Wordsworth strike me every year around this time. For, these lines were often read to me by my father while I was growing up. In the daily rigmarole it isn’t quite possible to indulge in the nostalgia of good old days. So, an event to commemorate the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru at Apparel House, Gurgaon appeared as an opportunity.

I started off from office along with a friend and reached at the event a little early. As I entered the auditorium I saw children from different schools all dressed up for their dance performance. Aubrey Aloysius, the founder chairman of Lorraine Music Academy greeted us . The programme started off with the national anthem. Soon Aloysius donned the hat of a school teacher imparting knowledge about the code with regard to the national anthem as enshrined in Article 51A of our Constitution. The banker turned music teacher, Aloysius then touched upon his campaign of come India sing “Jana Gana Mana” and informed the children sitting in audience about the correct way of singing the national anthem. “It should be sung in 52 seconds. That is the proper way. Unfortunately, if you search for it on YouTube you find links of national anthem which are longer,” lamented Aloysius.

Moving on with the programme there was the little thinkers forum wherein children were put on stage for ‘charcha’ and they were asked questions like what they want to become in life and what do they want to do for the nation. While, one replied that she wants to give her best in all her endeavours the other mentioned, to a loud applause that he wants to do something for women security.

To follow it up next was the ‘Clean India Pledge’. Students, teachers and parents alike vowed for ‘swachch bharat’ by giving two hours in a week to cleanliness.

Soon we were starting to get fidgety as we were curious to see the kids perform. Shortly children from Pathways World School took the stage, reciting the dohas of Kabir to the accompaniment of a harmonium. Next was Lotus Valley International School with 40 children on stage performing on ‘Ekla Chalo Re’. The audience, comprising parents, teachers and other children, all cheered and encouraged the performers as the evening went on with piano performance, folk dances from Rajasthan, Bengal and Gujarat and an exclusive Dandiya.


  • Kabir ke Dohe ke saat Folk Song par bhi bahchchon ne do performance
  • Unity in Diversity theme ke tahat aayojit hua cultural program


Gurgaon, Epicentre mein Lorraine Music Academy dwara aayojit Bal Divas purva karyakram mein nritya karte chatra- chatrayein.