Anchoring Script For Cultural Event/Annual Function : Part 1
INTRODUCTION TO THE EVENT
Today is the big day,
To think of how far-flung we have come,
And how afar we have to go?
Along with multifarious struggles and triumphs,
There is much more to thrive and much more to show.
Let’s rejoice the majestic journey,
This establishment had had up to now,
Let’s raise a toast to make it even better,
Let us take a vow!
Anchor 1: Good evening to one and all present here, our honoured management/Director, Well acclaimed chief guests and guests of honour, All treasured invitees, Revered teachers and of course our startling students. How lovely is this day and so does the ambience and aura surrounding it? Soon the colours of this merriment will unfold and will transport us to another world.
Anchor 2: Yes dear, we are all joined together as a family to revel addition of another milestone of our accomplishment in the history of one of the leading group of colleges of ________ (City name, College name) We are here to celebrate our Tenth Annual Function ___________ ( Function name)
I ________and I ________ (Name of the anchors) welcome you all on behalf of the entire _________ group. (Name of the college/group)
INTRODUCTION TO ANNUAL FUNCTION
“Manzil mil he jati hai Ek din,
Ye koi mukaddar ke khel Nahi hote,
Gar koshish he na kare insan,
To kamyabi se mel nhi hote.”
Anchor 2: The theme of our Annual function ________ ( Function name) is the concept of pulsating and appreciating the imaginative instincts and acts of brilliant and talented students of ______ group of college to bring out their hidden aptitude.
Anchor 1: The prophecy of our 10th annual day _____2016 has yet again delivered the students a level of enhancement it takes along with it. It’s a day of the out-and-out unsullied portrayal of flair and robustness of our nascent scholars.
Anchor 2: This is a platform to bring into line with our vision which states that not only the scholarly development of an individual is important but the development of complete persona which helps students to stand out in the competitive professional environment.
Anchor 1: There are some out of sight support who although are not otherwise visible but they play a major role in the organization of such events. They are our backbone; our pillars of support, Our Sponsors We express our wholehearted gratitude to our sponsors _____________. ( sponsor’s name)
INTRODUCTION TO LAMP LIGHTING CEREMONY
” Saraswati Maha-bhage, Vidhya kamala lochane,
Vidhya-roope Vishalakshi, Vidhyam Dehi namostute “
(Oh Lotus eyed Mother Saraswati, Kindly bless us with knowledge and humility)
Like every other auspicious occasion let’s start this event by offering our prayers to ‘Maa Saraswati” and conduct our customary LAMP-LIGHTING ceremony as a tribute to Mother Saraswati, the embodiment of knowledge.
Anchor 2: For this, we will request our honoured chief guests…………….., _________ Guests of honour, Mr.Chairman _______ Mr Director _______ Respected Principals and vice principals to come up on stage to light the lamp.
Thank you so much, everybody. Now you may take the weight off your feet your seats and be seated.
INTRODUCTION TO THE DANCE PERFORMANCES
“WE DANCE FOR LAUGHTER.
WE DANCE FOR TEARS.
WE DANCE FOR MADNESS
WE DANCE FOR FEARS
WE DANCE FOR HOPES
WE DANCE FOR SCREAMS
WE ARE THE DANCERS
WE CREATE DREAMS”
Anchor 2: DANCE is one of the most divine form Arts. It is much more than just moving your hands and legs. Dance is actually a way to expression an individual’s feelings. “Dancers are the messengers of the gods”
Anchor 1: So get set ready for all the excitement and delight. Save up your energy folks because today we are going to catch sight of some great dances, Some great flair. So let’s gear up for a striking beginning of the show.
INTRODUCTION TO ‘DURGA VANDANA’
“YA DEVI SARVA BHUTESHU , SHAKTI ROOPEN SANSTHITHA,
NAMASTASYEI NAMASTASYEI, NAMASTASYEI NAMO NAMAH”
Goddess Durga indicates power and ‘Shakti’. “Durga” means “the one who eradicates miseries and woes. “Our institution firmly considers each and every girl of our college as a “Durga” and always puts efforts to recognise girls of their hidden supremacy. Let us unveil this power through this power packed “Durga Vandana” performance.
Anchor 2: (After the performance)
What a holy and elegant beginning of the performances: This act gave wings of reality to the real ambition of our establishment that is women empowerment.
Anchor 1: True that! This performance was the spot-on dedication to all the tough women out there. Let’s pledge to ourselves.
‘TO KNOW SUCH WOMAN
TO BE SUCH WOMAN
AND TO RAISE SUCH WOMAN’
INTRODUCTION TO WELCOME SPEECH
Anchor 1: He is a distinguished young educationist
Anchor 2: Motivational speaker
Anchor 1: Author of 3 books.
Anchor 2: And Winner of plentiful awards and titles. Any guess?
Anchor 1: Yes, He is none other than our academic director _________. I would like to invite Dr. _______ on stage for a welcome speech.
Anchor 1: (END OF SPEECH):
Thank you so much, sir.We feel really privileged to have your supervision and backing with us at all times possible. Without you, all this would not have been possible.
Anchor 2: Thank you thank you and thank you!!
WELCOME OF THE CHIEF GUEST:
Anchor 1: We are extremely thrilled to have with us _________. This extraordinary personality does not need any introduction at all. A nobleman with a character of great heights, a prophecy of distinctness, an originator of multifarious notions. You have made our society proud with all the great endeavors taken over time.
Anchor 2: A statue of knowledge and experience. You are an inspiration to all of us. “Mai manniya shri ____________ ji ko manch pe bulana chahoongi, ki ve aen avem hame margdarshit Karen”.(hindi)
(AFTER THE SPEECH)
Thank you so much for devoting your precious time and endowing the young pupils with you words of wisdom and experience!
INTRODUCTION TO HIP HOP DANCE:
Anchor 1: Hey! I think our audiences need a little lift up now.
Anchor 2: Exactly! What if we give them a tiny bit of the hip hop music, dance, and girls and boys dressed in loose fit pants and hoodies performing street dances? I Hope you got enough hints?
Anchor 1: Any guesses? Yeah, Right it’s time for our next piece of entertainment. It’s time for super rocking; super cool, super uber ‘Hip Hop dance performance’. Let’s welcome the performers with a big round of applause and let them know how eagerly we are waiting for this one?
Anchor 1: (After the performance) Oh my god! Guys, you broke the stumps on stage. The performance was so energetic that the claps and hooting just don’t seem to end. A big round of applause for the performers.
INTRODUCTION TO RAJASTHANI DANCE
Sunbeam on the eyes,
Castles on the highs
Deserts on the sides
Rainbow like kaleidoscopic guise
Exuberant mystique to make your spirits rise
Be prepared for your expectations to surmise
I bet with no reprise
Once you see Rajasthan
It would be hard to bid goodbyes.
These lines or for that matter, any lines are not sufficient to define the beauty and art of this colorful place called “Rajasthan”. There is so much to see, so much to explore, so much to discover and so much to assimilate here. ‘Ghoomar, one of the traditional folk dances of ‘Rajasthan’ is not just an act of singing and dancing but is a considered a representation of womenfolk.
Anchor 2: Paying an homage to “GHOOMER” Here is a performance which will let us all feel the ‘Rajasthani mitti ki khushbu’. Peeps let us string together with this ‘Ghoomer’ act.
Anchor 1: (After the performance)
Wow! This for sure was one artistic and awe-struck performance. Nothing can come at par with beauty and the classiness of our heritage.
Anchor 2: Yes, That was an unbelievable performance indeed which totally fascinated the spectators. Isn’t this obvious with their applauds?
INTRODUCTION TO SEMI CLASSICAL DANCE:
Anchor 1: Let’s move forward to a different dance form that shouts of sophistication and grace. It is time for a semi-classical dance act, a dance form which is a combination of classical and Bollywood. Our next performance is a dedication to Pandit Birju Maharaj on the song “ kahe ched ched mohe ”
Anchor 2: (After the Performance)
That was such a beautiful recital. How enchanting! A Rhyme of taps !! An assortment of charming melody and marvellous harmony!
INTRODUCTION TO PRIZE DISTRIBUTION CEREMONY
Anchor 1: Nobody is born a winner. To be a winner one must
“PLAN TO WIN
PREPARE TO WIN
AND EXPECT TO WIN.”
Anchor 2: Here at _______ (Organization’s name), we not only value the academics but also our creative tendencies, and cultivate it into something great which stays with you for the lifetime. It brings the wide-ranging expansion in students’ capability and disposition thereby increasing their chances of sustaining in the ever fierce practical world.
Anchor 1: Now it is the time we give due recognition to the aptitude and acumen of our brimming students, future leaders of society. It’s time for the prize distribution ceremony. For this we would like to call upon stage __________
(After the ceremony)
Congratulations to all the winners. We hope winning becomes a consistent habit for you all. Have a great future ahead and make us proud.
To be Continued in part-II
Read Here : Anchoring script for Cultural Event/Annual Function- Part 2