Without festivals and celebrations, man would have gone mad centuries ago.. Hence to retain our sanity at workplace, New year is celebrated every year at our Block Primary Health Centre.. Thanks to our BMO for initiating this event and continuing it every year..
I took part for the first time and I feel it’s worth writing something about this day..
I’m lucky as I found a group of lady doctors of my age group who are willing to follow a colour code every time we meet.. We have a WhatsApp group which becomes active on the day before we meet (mostly review meetings), to discuss about our dress code.. Red for the first time, Green saree once, Peacock for Dr.Resha’s daughter’s birthday party, Yellow for my son’s birthday party and VIBGYOR once.. But this time, we wanted to be different and chose to wear Black saree, which is my favourite.. Thanks to our bridge, Dr.Resha for her colour code initiative..
At least a little bit of time should be spent on photography as toooo much of time is spent on draping saree and make up.. So we took as much selfies as possible and made use of everybody who accidentally smiled at us..
A celebration is incomplete without food.. We had delicious mutton biriyani, chicken fry, curd rice and other biriyani accessories.. All set to participate in the following fun games..
What a performance!!! I kept laughing throughout the dance.. Couldn’t roll over the floor and laugh as I had to keep up my decorum and protect my silk saree..
The song was played using the latest technology available : a mic held against a cellphone’s speaker..🎤
The best part is, the dancers (female staffs) made entry 3 times.. At first, everyone entered with a piece of cloth on their hands and started dancing.. Then the senior staff shouted, “hey, thappu thappu.. You stand there and you stand here.. Stop the song..”.. They left the stage and re-entered with the same piece-of-cloth dance.. The senior staff stopped again and they had a small practice on stage.. They re-entered again and danced non-stop.. 🙏🙏 The best performer is the senior staff who is about to retire in 3 months..
Our dentist, a well-known singer, performs in every occasion.. But this time, he chose to portray his creativity rather than his singing ability.. He beautifully displayed the transition in love songs since 1950s, by choosing the most popular romantic song every five years..It started with ival senthamizh then mozhiyal.. Undoubtedly it ended with “evandi unna pethan pethan.. Avan kaila kedacha sethan sethan”..
Then came a man with a beautiful voice whose mesmerising performance was interrupted every time he took a breath.. It was the crowd, including me, who clapped believing that the song ended every time he stopped for a breath..👏👏
I should write about the group song in which, the lyrics caught our attention.. They stole music from the song enge antha vennila, enge antha vennila?? and incorporated their public health lyrics enge ratha sogaye, enge ratha sogaye?? (where is anaemia, where is anaemia??).. Tears started pouring out from my eyes..😂😂
After a few more events, the fun games started in which I had a part..I’ll write about it in my next post..