Friday, January 8, 2016

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Celebrate the spirit of childhood at International Children's Festival of Performing Arts (ICFPA) over the weekend from 7th – 10th January, 2016

Mumbai, 07 January 2016: The International Children's Festival of Performing Arts (ICFPA) by Ryan International School today kicked off with the Opening Day Parade. The theatrical parade with all national and international participants wore colorful costumes of their respective nations spreading the message of Peace and Harmony. Singing together, shouting the slogans for a peaceful world, these young global ambassadors will carry forward the mission of creating a world without violence, hatred and war.

True to its theme "Celebrating Diversity", the festival hosts participants from 17 countries around the world in an attempt to build a global platform of performances of dance, drama, music, puppetry and various other performing art genres. The multicultural exchange program is conducted in 19 international performances that aim to bridge the gap between all ages and nationalities.

Ms. Grace Pinto, Managing Director of the Ryan International Group of Institutions, who is a visionary behind the festival and aims at enabling social development through strengthening education for all stated ,  “The International Children’s Festival of Performing Arts (ICFPA) is a unique forum which celebrates diversity from various parts of the globe. Children have immense energy and events of this nature help them channelize these creative talents making them more confident. Our motto to develop ‘Excellence in Education and All Round Development’ remains undeterred. We thank our Lord Jesus for the privilege of being able to host a mammoth event of this nature in order to provide a symbiotic experience of internationalism to our students”.

This event is dedicated to celebrating diversity & creativity. It is scheduled to take place at three different venues in the city- Shanmukhananda Hall, St. Andrews Auditorium & Ryan Global School from the 7th – 10th January, 2016. It is open for all.  

The festival creates the necessary magic for children to learn the fun way and to celebrate childhood and to keep the spirit alive through creativity.

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About Ryan International Group of Institutions

The Ryan Group was started in 1976 by the visionary educationist Dr. A. F. Pinto. He was ably supported in this noble venture by another eminent educationist Mrs. Grace Pinto, Managing Director. The vision of the group was to spread quality affordable education to all corners of the country. The original thought & vision of Excellence in Academics & All-Round Development still continues to guide the group and have become the hallmark of Ryan Schools. The group is head-quartered in Mumbai with Regional Offices in Delhi & Mumbai. The schools have received a lot of recognition like the International Schools Award by British Council, tagged as the “Best Schools” by Education World Magazine (many years in a row) and named as one of the top schools by Hindustan Times (Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Delhi), was recognized as Asia’s Best K12 Education Institute by WCRC (the process advisor for this was KPMG) and has also received the Global Education Excellence Award by PrimeTime Research amongst several others.

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