One of the most anxiously awaited occasions of CIVA Freedom International School and Chittagong Institute of Visual Arts is its annual day. Great excitement and hurried activities are visible all around. The prize-winners and those who are participating in the cultural programme, exhibition to be presented on that day are especially elated. Even those who are not actively, involved are excited to have a study-free day in school, filled with fun, frolic and amusement. The venue of the function is decorated with Writings, balloons, banners and lights
Another important feature of the preparation is the regular practice session of the cultural programme to be staged on the appointed day. Students, participating in the dance, drama and music programmes, are called for long rehearsals. The little ones geared up with colourful outfits and enthusiasm to make another memorable day of their pre-school memories. There was a colourful fusion of welcome dance followed by lighting of the lamp. The zeal & zest of the students was explicitly exhibited by their performance on various dance numbers. An astounding visual treat enthralled every spectator present in the auditorium for the day.
As the Chief Guest arrives, the school-band springs into tune. He is escorted by a reception-committee, including the members from the Managing Committee, the principal, teachers and students.
To start with, the principal delivers a speech, in which he first welcomes the Chief Guest and then details the highlights of the school-results and the awards that the teachers and students have won in various activities.
Then the Chief Guest is requested to deliver his speech. It is followed by a speech from the school director, who thanks the teachers for their affectionate guidance and teaching, provided by them. He also expresses gratitude to the Chief Guest for accepting their invitation and for all the compliments/ he has conferred on the school.
Finally, the Chief Guest is requested to give away the prizes to the students. The prize- giving-ceremony is also an interesting event to behold. Each time the name of a prize – winner is called out, the band strikes inarching tune and the student marches up to receive the prize and thanks the Chief Guest.
The cultural programme begins after the prizes have been awarded. Songs are sung by the students, the dance and drama items are presented and one sees the hard work, the students have put in during the rehearsals, reaching its culmination. The function ends with the incharge of the school giving a vote of thanks to the Chief Guest and the parents for sparing their valuable time to be in the school.