Renaissance 2017 – Opening Ceremony

 On 25th of May 2017 the Renaissance Exhibition had a grand start. At around 8:50 am students and scouts formed lines on either side of the road leading from the main gate to the school premises. By 9:00 am children from other schools entered the premises as to join the special guests who will be arriving later in the morning. At 9:50 am the band started playing in order to greet the invitees while the media announced their arrival. Rev.Fr.Henry Bernard Wijerathne along with the chief guest , the governess of the Kandy district , Ms. Niluka Ekanayake and the guest of honor Rev Fr. Wilson Fernando entered first, followed by the Benedictine Fathers ,staff members, Head prefect and senior prefects. As soon as the flags were hoisted the National anthem, College anthem and hymn to St.Anthony were sung.
All invitees were escorted by the primary Tamil dancing troupe along the trail to the primary section where the beginning of the exhibition awaited. Since it had stalls and exhibits from various subjects and the students and teachers had given it there all to make it memorable for the visiting eyes , people who had visited commented on a lot of stalls, about the interaction and knowledge they gained. The exhibition also held exhibits from the Air Forces, Navy Forces, and other divisions of the government.
As the day dragged on ,the sun seemed to be running out of energy which was quite similar to the students and teachers alike. But even though tired , their happiness of the success they gained was not concealed , and so concluded the first day of Renaissance 2017.

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