Dear Friends, At the beginning of June, we celebrated the graduation of our fifth class of Shanti Bhavan graduates and the second class of college graduates. Graduation is always a time of great joy here at Shanti Bhavan, and so for this year one of the many things we did was put together a video […]
The Backward Class, a feature length documentary film on Shanti Bhavan and its first batch of students to have taken the ISC exams, won the Audience Award at Hot Docs, the largest documentary film festival in North America! A record 192,000 people attended the eleven day festival. Out of the 197 films screened, The Backward […]
November 13th was Children’s Day and it was celebrated at Shanti Bhavan with lots of dancing, singing, skits, and ice cream! Teachers dancing together. Ms. Irene and Auntie Gita dancing together and looking beautiful, as always!The volunteers singing a song together. The children enjoying the program!
Take a look a look at how Shanti Bhavans celebrated Diwali 2010 through the camera lens of our artist in residence, Yazmany Arboleda. Diwali (also spelled Devali in certain regions) or Deepavali,popularly known as the “festival of lights”, is an important five-day festival in Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism, occurring between mid-October and mid-November. For Hindus, […]