On the 19th of July 2016, Carmel Convent School, Malcha Marg , hosted “Dance Upon A Time’16” , a western and fusion dance competition, a part of “Iridescence”, their annual Interschool Competition. DPS R.K.Puram bagged the 1st prize . This event was open to students of classes 8th to 12th of schools from Delhi and the NCR region. They were invited to compete by staging performances on the theme “Panchatatva – the 5 elements of life” .

The western dance society of our school got together a troupe of classically and ballet-jazz trained dancers to put together a piece representing “the great 5 elements : bhumi(earth) , jal (water) , agni (fire) , pavan (air) and aakash (ether).” Combining strategically different dance styles with various props, costumes and other accessories to support the performance , the following 11 students from classes 10th and 11th participated :

1. Manvi Bhatnagar – 11P
2.Shravani Vohra – 11Q
3.Kanika Goel – 11N
4.Rhea Sethi – 11W
5.Medhavi Sabherwal – 10G
6.Devina Chawla – 10M
7.Nayonika Gupta – 10J
8.Jaidev Pant – 10A
9.Shreya Goel – 10L
10.Tvishi duggal – 10A
11.Gayatri Seth – 10G

Mrs.Aditi Roy Sarkar , the Head of the Department of music accompanied the students. DPS RK Puram was declared the winner by the judges who applauded the performance, especially it’s synchronization , technique and the concept. They also made a special mention of Kanika the ballerina , Shreya “the girl who eats rubber” and Jaidev for their unique and performance.