SOS Children’s Villages of India celebrated its annual national cultural and sports festival – SOS Tarang with great enthusiasm and energy. This festival is organised every year to celebrate the occasion of Universal Children’s Day, where children from across 32 Villages of India compete in the field of art, sports and culture.
On 20th November every year, Universal Children’s Day is celebrated across the world. To celebrate this auspicious occasion SOS India also organises SOS Tarang, the annual sports and cultural festival with children participating from across 32 villages in 22 states of India. SOS Tarang is not only a platform for these children to showcase their talents but also the time to create bond with their other fellow beings.
The Tarang finale 2019 was held on 22nd November at Sri Sathya Sai Auditorium, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. The programme began with Saraswati Vandana sung by our children from Hermann Gmeiner School followed by the SOS Prayer. The audience were stunned when a short film on the entire journey of SOS Tarang 2019 was played. Other events included a group song, group dance, duet song and solo song. Two of our settled youths, Babita and Gaurav shared their SOS journey, leaving people in tears. Highlight of the event was by the differently abled children from SOS Village Khajuri Kalan, who presented the National Anthem in sign language towards the end of the programme.
Finally the mesmeric evening was concluded with the award ceremony for all the winners. SOS Tarang, is a day for all the children under the care of SOS India to showcase their talents and seek blessings. The event is a culmination of a series of regional, zonal and national level competitions every year in the field of Art, Culture and Sports.