2nd Day of 43rd Rose Festival

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NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Cultural function, performances and competitions marked the 2nd day of the three-day Chandigarh Rose Festival at Rose Garden, sector 16, Chandigarh with the classical musical performance by “Divine Eyes”, a musical group of National Association for the Blind, Chandigarh in the afternoon. Sh. Vijay Dev, IAS, Adviser to the Administrator, UT, Chandigarh was the chief guest during the event.

During the evening Dr. Mamta Joshi, renowned Sufi Singer enthralled the audience by Punjabi, Hindi and sufi numbers including Saanwaria Dekh Jara Is Aur” and “Dama-Dam Mast Kalandar” etc. on the main stage at Rose Garden. Sh. Sarvesh Kaushal, IAS, Chief Secretary, Punjab was the chief guest on the occasion during the Musical Evening programme. Sh. V.P. Singh, IAS, Commissioner, councillors and senior officers of MC were also present during the function.

The main attractions of the day were including Puppet show for the children, Magic show by famous magician Pardeep Kumar and his team in the Rose Garden. In addition to that various cultural programmes were organized by the artists of North Zone Culture Centre (NZCC) and other local artists from schools and colleges. Different competitions and shows including Kite Flying, traditional Folk dance of Maharshtra (Lavani), traditional Folk Dance of Assam (Bihu) and traditional Folk Dance of Rajasthan (Behropia) were also organized during the second day and the results of the competitions are as under:

Rose Prince (1 to 1.5 years)

Winner  Pukhraj Babbar

Runners up Shaurya Punn

Rose Prince (1.5 to 2 years)

Winner Kwnveer Dhiman

Runners up Aks

Rose Prince (2 to 3 years)

Winner Aayan Sampley

Runners up Mahir Singh

Rose Princess (1 to 1.5 years)

Winner Khwaish Kharbanda

Runners up Manmeet Kaur

Rose Princess (1.5 to 2 years)

Winner Grisha Gandhi

Runners up Deveshi Sharma

Rose Princess (2 to 3 years)

Winner Aahana Singh

Runners up Aashni

Rose King

1st Prize Col. Vidosh Kumar Sabharwal

2nd Prize Col. H.S. Gill

Rose Queen

1st Prize Mrs. Usha Sharma

2nd Prize Mrs. Madhu Sharma

Best Couple

1st Mr. Ashok Khurana & Mrs. Sangeeta Khurana

2nd Mr. Ram Kanodia & Mrs. Neelam Kanodia

Rose Quiz (School teams)

1st Prize S.D. Public School, Sector 32, Chandigarh

2nd Prize Govt. Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 22-A, Chandigarh

Rose Quiz (College teams)

1st Prize Govt. College of Education, Sector 20

2nd Prize P.G.G.C., Sector 11, Chandigarh.

The main attractions on 22nd February 2015

10.30 am On the Spot Painting Competition

10.40 am Traditional Folk Dance of various states

11.00 am Magic Show

11.30 am Antakshri

3.30 pm Closing Ceremony & Prize Distribution

5.00 pm Musical Evening (Old is Gold).