Anchoring Script for a Cultural Event
ANCHORING SCRIPT FOR A CULTURAL EVENT
Anchor-1: Good Evening ! Ladies and Gentleman!, The galaxy of intellectuals, your Excellency, invited guests, teachers and my dear friends – how different is this evening. Dear audience, you will yourself discover as the colours of cultural feast unfold !
Well, my first and foremost duty - On behalf of the Principal, Teaching Staff and Students, we welcome you all to our ANNUAL DAY FUNCTION
Anchor-2: We fell honored to have with us - The Honourable Chief Guest His Excellency Mr Biren Nanda, the Indian Ambassador To Indonesia, - Sir you hardly need any introduction, you have made all of us proud by your distinguished work in numerous capacities. You are one of the most celebrated foreign services dignitary . Guests of Honour : Mr Dexter Kennedy, the Pro-Vice Chairman of the School, the man of distinct vision and a fountainhead of illuminating ideas, an idol of knowledge and experience and inspiration to all of us. Mr Vipin Kumar, who is ……………….( add yourself)
Anchor-1: Now, we will have our traditional auspicious LAMP-LIGHTENING ceremony as a tribute to Mother Saraswati, the Godess of knowledge. (Mother, we pray for your blessings with all humility – give us wisdom to make this world a better place. May all human beings live in harmony with nature and other forms of life. May the truth prevail. May the darkness of ignorance be swept away by the dawn of self-realization.)that the by our honourable Chief Guest His Highness Mr Biren Nanda
Anchor-2 : Next, I would like to call upon our respected Principal, the sculptor of human character, a seasoned scholar and navigator of this flagship of knowledge ----- to present a brief agenda and give the school presentation.
Anchor-1: Without taking much of your time, permit us to start the programme. ________ do you feel some turbulence around here ?
Anchor-2: Yes, I do – the heart beats have gone up – and everyone is eager to sink into the depth of music, song, lights and joy. Well, here you are. Today, we will have rainbow of cultural programmes prepared under the able stewardship of our teachers.
First, there will be a FAN DANCE by kids from grade 6 To 8 (This dance is performed with one or more fans and has a Japanese/Korean Origin. It involves various movements, figures and mesmerizing formations which engrosses its audience to the core.)
Anchor-1: That was indeed a lovely performance. How captivating ! poetry of footsteps !! A blend of cosmic tune and divine music !.
Anchor-2: Now HOLD YOUR BREATH FOR another dance performance CANDLE DANCE which perhaps is one of the oldest dance forms of the world. It hearkens back not just centuries but aeons ago. Dancing with flames bring us to a more elemental and archetypical state of mind. This mesmerizing, powerful and alluring candle dance performance requires full body integration.
Anchor-1: I still feel like lost in those melody dipped music notes. ( Anchor-2) Well, come back now. Let’s have a change.
Anchor-2: OK, what is next ?
Anchor-1: Wait, wait …don’t step over the clock ! Come with me to the theatre of life . Now kids of grade 2 to 6 will fetch us centuries back . Yes, behold - we now present a drama PIPED PIPER OF HAMELIN which will be performed by. It is a legend about the abductance of many children from the town of Haemlin, Germany. It is a high-level costume drama.
Anchor-2: Do you know the magic of ankle bells ?
Anchor-1: Magic !
Yes, magic and music both. Here comes a scintillating dance performance which is a BALLET. Its a formalized type of dance performance which is highly technical with its own vocabulary.
Anchor-2: Really ?
Anchor-1: Yes, A blend of meticulous Pointe work, flowing and precise, weightless acrobatic movements.
Anchor-2: Wow ! incredible. The young dancers really held everyone captive. An essay on creativity. Firework of rapid moving steps. Awesome !
Anchor-1: Don’t you think kids are more creative than the grown ups.
Anchor-2: How do you mean ?
Anchor-1: I mean – the kids are more talented.
Anchor-2: Can you wait a moment.
Anchor-1: What is up?
Anchor-2: Surprise. Suspense. Action. Emotion.
Anchor-1: Come on, what is this puzzle ?
Anchor-2: Now our seniors are going g to unleash a breathtaking stage performance – a one-act play FRIENDSHIP FOREVER.
Anchor-1: Here you are.………
Anchor-2: Now it is time we acknowledged the talent of our brimming buddies- prize distribution ceremony and annual day report, I request Principle Sir to announce the names of the winners and our hon’ble Chief Guest Mr. Biren Nanda to give away the prizes.
Anchor-1: Now I would like to call upon Mr Dexter Kennedy to present the Vote of Thanks
VOTE OF THANKS