2nd Inter School Sports Tournament:

 The “Opening Ceremony” of DPS “2nd Interschool Sports Tournament 2014” kicked off at 5:45 pm on Saturday 27th September 2014. It was a spectacular affair in which 21 leading schools of Karachi participated enthusiastically.
The ceremony commenced with the walk past led by the head girls of O and A levels carrying the school flag and the national flag held high,  later the participating schools entered the ground led by the members of the DPS student’s council carrying the respective school’s placard. The crowd cheered the teams as they walked past.

The official ceremony commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran, followed by the oath taking. The athletes pledged to stand up by the rules and regulations of the tournament.  The Deputy Head Girl A level then sought permission from the CEO for the official inauguration of the event which was granted and the ceremony was declared open. The Principal O level welcomed the teams and shared her thoughts and said that it was not a matter of winning or losing but it was the sportsman spirit that counted. She encouraged students to value discipline, self respect and team work. Later all joined in for the national anthem. This was followed by Yoga Display by pre primary and a musical medley by secondary students, amazing displays by students of primary, A level and a friendly match between representatives of teams of participating O and A level schools. Joining the festivity was the football juggler who demonstrated glimpses of his talent.  

The ceremony was wrapped up by the release of LED balloons that dispersed a spectrum of brilliant colours across the sky lending a stunning view to the night. As the count down for closing of the day’s program was announced fire works exploded creating a unique scene that illuminated the sky.  This was a marvelous spectacle.


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