Guwahati, September 30, 2023: Modern English School, Kahilipara Guwahati, took a significant step towards preserving and promoting the rich cultural heritage of Assam by organizing a mesmerizing Sattriya Utsav event. The event, held on September 30 at the school premises, showcased the vibrant and graceful Sattriya performances, offering a unique cultural experience to the attendees. The utsav aims to draw the new generation’s attention towards the values and ideologies left by Mohapurush Sri Sri Shankardeva and Mohapurush Sri Sri Madhavdeva among the students.
During the festival, students performed Borgeets and delivered speeches stating the significance of the Sattriya culture in Assam. Various other activities were also performed like Dihanaam, Sattriya Nritya, Mati Aakhora Nritya, Chali Nritya, Bhortaal Nritya, Guru Bandana Performance, and a short glimpse of Bhaona performance. Mrs. Sabita Saikia, Vice Principal of Jugal Bandi Sattriya Academy, also graced the event.
Mrs. Jonali Das, Principal of Modern English School, said, “Modern English School,Kahilipara Guwahati, is committed to nurturing cultural diversity and heritage. The Sattriya Utsav is a significant festival that the institution organises every year. We are delighted to see the overwhelming response from the community and hope to continue promoting the cultural wealth of Assam.”
In addition to the captivating dance and song performances, the event also included interactive sessions where the students had the opportunity to learn about the history and significance of Sattriya culture.
The Sattriya Utsav at Modern English School, Guwahati, not only celebrated the artistic prowess of Sattriya but also served as a platform to connect individuals with their roots and traditions. It was a festival filled with grace, beauty, and cultural enrichment that will be cherished in the hearts of all who attended. The school remains committed to organizing such cultural events in the future, fostering a deeper appreciation for the diverse cultural heritage of our nation.