The chief guest for the event was Mr. Gaurav Pradhan (MD of Credit Suisse and Co-head investment banking, Mumbai). Our guest of honour & judge were Ms. Ambereen Pradhan (Director & Promoter of Energia, Structure of Intellect) and Ms. Shanthipriya Ray (TV artist and Film actress). The other dignitaries present for the event were Mr. Sekhar Devdas (COO of Vistra ITCL India Ltd.), Mr. Alok Bhargava, Ms. Kranti Salvi (Marathoner), Ms. Rekha Sahani (Core team member of IOFC), Ms. Sangeeta Thakkar (Principal of Greenlawns High School) and Ms. Vinodini Lulla (CMCA Trustee).
The programme commenced with lighting of the lamp followed by Nalanda song. Ms. Aarti Gandhi, Director of NLFP extended a warm welcome to all and felicitated the guests with a token of appreciation.
While addressing the audience, Ms. Aarti Gandhi, Director of NLFP appreciated the students and teachers for their efforts in achieving good results for the academic year 2018 -2019. The Annual day programme was exquisitely hosted by Mrs. Bhavini Ashar. The school felicitated the rank holders and subject wise toppers of SSC and NIOS exams and all the meritorious students of Class V to Class IX with trophy and certificate.
The concert was hosted by Yazad Mogrelia. The theme of the concert was ‘Unlock Your Future’ which included various 21st century careers. Centering on the theme, the event started with an English play, the story of a girl named Riya and her struggle to achieve success and recognition for who she is. Riya attends a Career Fair to know about various 21st century careers. Students of NLFP performed dances on various careers related to Social work, Technology, Hospitality, Performing & Visual Arts, Sports and National Security. Along with the aptitude test result Riya makes an informed decision about her career. In the end Riya gave a live singing performance and proved herself as a good singer (and choose the same as her career choice). The highlight of the programme was the dance performed by NLFP teachers followed by parents dance.
The programme ended with the prize distribution ceremony. The National security dance won the prize for the best dance performance. Best Actor award in the play was earned by Miss Sadaf Tharadra. Best Dancer (seniors) was won by Mast. Krutant Karmakar and Best Dancer (juniors) was Mast. Mohd Shaikh. Junior students were also given a Special Appreciation award for their dance
The programme concluded with vote of thanks and National Anthem.