Kharghar: The beautiful morning had a very pleasant and joyous atmosphere as the gates of Ryan International School, Kharghar were flunged wide open to welcome the Fathers and their tiny tots, hand in hand. It was a day to honour Fathers and celebrate fatherhood, for their undying love, sacrifice & affection. The teachers warmly welcomed the Fathers and escorted them to the school auditorium.
The celebration began with the Scripture verses and Special Prayer dedicating the Fathers into the hands of the Lord Almighty. The melodious foot tapping prayer songs ignited a sparkle of happiness. The tiny tots then welcomed the dads with loving words of welcome in English, Hindi & Marathi languages followed by the beautiful welcome dance.
Festivity and fun filled competitions with a view to get the patriarch out of their regular hectic schedule soon followed as the special guests s along with their kids danced to the musical tunes spreading happiness all around. A quiz on multiple subjects was an ice breaker and fathers were energetic for some more fun & frolic. Musical Chair showcased their quest to succeed against odds while being respectfully of their opponents. An impromptu round of talent had fathers showcase their singing & instrumental talents. They latter enthusiastically took part in the ramp walk and showcased their charming moves with their tiny tots in tow. The young students shared special messages which acknowledged their fathers’ dedication and endless efforts to nurture their families.
Selfie corner with selfie tags too was setup for the Father – child duo to click pics and take back sweet memories of the day. Dads were surprised with the Father’s Day artwork of the kids in the form of handmade crowns that was presented to them. The Fathers were reminiscent; the activities brought back the memories of their childhood. They were deeply touched by the cheers of their kids and felt elated as they received the prizes. The program ended on a happy note with a vote of thanks and the Fathers posing along with their kids delightfully for a photo shoot as refreshments were served.
“Father’s Day – a day dedicated to dads around the world was celebrated with pomp and frolic with a view to make the dads of our students feel special. It was a moment to let the fathers indulge in some fun time in order to break their monotony and get them out of their regular hectic schedule so that they leave with beautiful lingering memories. A number of fun filled games and stage performance were organised. The most emotional moment was when Fathers expressed their feelings and experiences on being ‘Dad’ and holding their ‘bundle of joy’ for the first time. They also appreciated the efforts of the school management for organizing the event. They said that such type of events help them to nurture their relationship with the children,” shared Alice Vaz, Principal of the institute