Tree House Education and Accessories Limited (Tree House), the largest chain of non-franchised pre-schools in India, organised a unique "Tree House Kids Fashion Show" in Kolkata (the The City of Joy, Arts & Culture) at Balligunge Shikshan Sadan, Baliganj. Children from 29 Tree House centers spread across Kolkata participated in this mega event. More than 2,500 parents proudly watched their kids appearing on stage, many for the first time in their lives.
This year, the theme for the Fashion Show was "We are the World", an acknowledgement and tribute to the countless millions who touch our lives in various ways. All Tree House children displayed their talent by dressing up as Fairy Tale characters, Community helpers, Sports persons, Record Makers, Freedom Fighters, Film Stars, World Celebrities, and Contemporary Indian Leaders, etc. This year, the added attraction was Tree House little stars' tribute to Bollywood's first superstar, Late Rajesh Khanna. The kids performed to his songs and this gave a different dimension to the entire show.
Spread over seven hours, the scintillating show was ably led by Tree House teachers. The mega fashion show event saw students from Playgroup, Nursery, Junior and Senior KG participating in the fun-filled event. After the performance each child was presented with a trophy by Mr. Rajesh Bhatia, MD, Tree House, for all his / her efforts. Every year, the Treehouse Kids Fashion Show is held all across India including Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Baroda, etc., in large auditoriums. Tree House comes up with a different theme for the fashion show each year.
"It was indeed, exciting and exhilarating experience to watch my little one walking on the ramp in various fancy dresses in front of a packed auditorium. It was indeed a joyful sight and an incredible moment to cherish," said Mr. and Mrs. Mohini Bhattacharya, proud parents of an 18 month old tiny tot.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rajesh Bhatia, Promoter and Managing Director, Tree House Education and Accessories Limited, said, "Tree House has an ongoing tradition of conducting the magnificent Kids Fashion Shows across India. The event encourages all our adorable children dolled up as various characters, walking and swaying to music, with a beautiful stage and dazzling light effects. It is wonderful experience to see all our kids and parents cherish and enjoying together." To instill confidence and encourage the healthy overall growth of our students, we believe in imparting education in an enjoyable and fun filled manner. We use innovative methods such as socio dramatic plays and fashion shows to achieve this goal. Participating in the Fashion Show helps kids to get into the skin and learn something new about that particular character. Besides learning, such public functions help children get over their stage fright and make them more confident. These events and programs build a strong foundation for each child's future," added Mr. Bhatia.
Tree House believes that every child is a winner and it is the participation that matters the most. At this stage, of their learning, there is no competition amongst the children, and hence the event is called a Fashion Show.
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About Tree House Education and Accessories Limited
Tree House Education and Accessories Limited (NSE code: TREEHOUSE; BSE code: 533540 runs quality preschools throughout the country and also provides educational services to K-12 schools. The company successfully completed its initial public offering in August 2011. As on 30th June 2012, the company had a total of 304 preschools across 37 cities in India, out of which 241 were self operated. The company also provides school management services to many K-12 schools.