Dehradun Literature Festival
Dehradun Literature Festival was hosted by Unison World School from 9th to 11th August, 2018. The Literary Festival is an initiative to bring eminent personalities from India and abroad to interact with the students and residents of the Doon valley. Many distinguished personalities arrived at Unison World School to attend the Dehradun Literature Festival.
Prominent invitees included
- Dr. Krishan Kant Paul, H E the Governor of Uttarakhand
- Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
- Mr. Ruskin Bond
- Padma Shri Madhur Bhandarkar
- Ms. Sharmila Tagore
- Ms. Soha Ali Khan
- Ms. Lillete Dubey
- Mr. Zeeshan Ayub
Spic Macay State Convention
The School organised Spic Macay Uttarakhand State Convention 2019 in collaboration with SPIC MACAY ‘The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth’,. The programme was attended by various eminent artists across varied categories like, Mr. Rajit Kapur, Padma Shri Basanti Bisht, Padma Bhushan Rajan and Sajan Mishra, Padma Bhushan Mallika Sarabhai, Padma Shri DadiPudumjee, Padma Shri Shahid Parvez Khan and various other artists. Our girls attended Intensives with the famous artists. They had a hands on experience learning the nuances of different art forms like Madhubani, Bamboo Art, Gond Art, Puppetry, Kathak, Odissi and Chhau to name a few. The three day extravaganza was an enriching experience which will be cherished by all.
World Scholar’s Cup - The Regional Round
The World Scholar’s Cup is a global academic event in which the students participate from all over the world. The teams from different schools participate in a Regional Round and qualify for the Global Round. In the Opening Ceremony Many prestigious schools from India participated in the Regional Round. The theme for this year’s Regional Round was ‘A World on the Margins’.
Day 2 of the World Scholar’s Cup, a global academic event comprised four hundred and fourteen students. The World Scholar’s Cup Regional Round concluded successfully with the Awards Distribution. Prizes for the best teams in various events were also presented. In World Scholar’s Cup 2019, Welham Gils’ School stood First, Woodstock School secured the Second place and Welham Girls’ School was declared Third in the Senior Category; whereas Welham Girls’ School stood First, Unison World School secured the Second place and Welham Girls’ School was declared the Third in the Junior Category. Many teams qualified for the Global Round. Each participant was given an ‘Alpaca’, a stuffed toy, as a gift.
The 9th All India Sri Naveen Agarwal Ji Memorial Inter School English Debate (NAM)
Held on 31st August, 2019 in the memory of its visionary founder father, late Shri Naveen Agarwal Ji, the event was graced by Dr. Jaskiran Chopra, renowned professor, author and journalist. Eleven prestigious schools of Dehradun and Mussoorie participated in this event which saw extensive arguments, informed opinions and ingenious skills of young individuals. “Patriotism is destructive for international relations” was the topic chosen for the first round of the extemporary debate. In the second session of the extempore round ‘Turncoat’, the students spoke for and against the topic which was provided to them two minutes prior to their speech.
Harmony 2019 - Inter School Performing Arts Competition
The School organized its 2nd Inter School Performing Arts Competition - Harmony 2019, for the budding student artists. Harmony included stage performances of dancing and singing (Acapella – a musical art in itself). Sixteen prestigious schools, in and around Dehradun, participated in the mega event. Over 400 enthusiastic artists from 16 schools participated in various events viz., Sursaptak, Pitch Perfect, Rocktaves, Nrityanjali and Step up to Dance categories. All the young artists were unique and put their best foot forward. Their performance was greatly appreciated by the judges as well as the audience. Welham Girls’ School were the overall Trophy Winners.
Spectrum - All India Inter-School Art and Craft Competition
On 4th May 2019, the School organized SPECTRUM 2019. This year, 265 students from 13 renowned schools participated. This mega event included ‘Message on Old Tin Box’, ‘Calligraffiti’, ‘Pages to Poster’, ‘Wired Life’, ‘Painted Stone’, ‘Don’t You See the Pattern?’, ‘Silent Manga’, ‘Art Book’, ‘Number Game’, ‘Chametric’, ‘Break an Egg’, ‘Bahurupi’, ‘Flipbook’, ‘Paper Weave’ and ‘Beej Rangoli’. Every participant had given their best and their unique expressions were highly appreciated by all; to select the winners from the display of talent galore was indeed challenging for the judges. The Rolling Trophy was won by Jaswant Modern Senior Secondary School, Dehradun.
Utthan - Cultural Fest 201
Unison World School in collaboration with ASPRIRE (Academy for Spiritual Enrichment) - an educational wing of ISKCON for youth development, organized the fest on February 3, 2019. The programme was the culmination of the Mega Art and Fancy Dress Contest on the theme ‘Swachh Mann, Swachh Bharat. The programme included a variety of cultural items like Ganesh Vandana, Garhwali Dance, a drama titled Utthan - Youth Revival for India’s Survival, a dance performance on ‘Swachh Bharat Swachh Samaj’ and a Rock Band performance.
Dignitaries present were: His Grace Sachinandan PrabhuJi, Director ASPIRE; Das Gadadhar Das Ji from ISKCON; DIG (ITBP), Shri. K. P. Singh; Deputy Commandant ITBP; The Mayor of Dehradun, Shri Sunil Uniyal Gamai; OSD to the Chief Minister, Shri K.K.MadanJi ;The Dehradun SSP, Ms. NiveditaKukretiJi; Ms. Seema Ji from Patanjali; Youth B.J.P. leader, Ms. Neha Joshi Ji and many more.
Dhara Hari - Training and Development Behavioral Change Program
To sensitize the youth towards environment, a two-day programme was organized at Unison World School in collaboration with UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) in May 2019. The programme was conducted by leading environmentalists and prominent personalities who have contributed significantly in the field of environment conservation.
Mr. George Baker, Honourable Member of Parliament, urged the youth to protect Mother Earth by not polluting it. Ms. Rashmi Bajaj Uttarakhand State Head, UNDP, stressed on the need for conserving nature. Padma Shri Dr. Anil Joshi, HESCO, said that today we are facing a severe scarcity of the basic needs- Water, oxygen and food, so the youth must stay alert before it becomes a greater crisis. The UWS students also presented a Skit highlighting the theory of ‘Reduce, Recycle and Reuse.’