Cultivating heritage awareness, Heritage Quiz 2023 engages schools across the region

Amritsar:In an effort to raise awareness and cultivate affection for cultural and architectural heritage, the National Heritage Quiz 2023 was held here on Thursday which witnessed the participation of a total of 63 teams from 19 schools spanning the region.

Giving details, Sahiljit Singh Sandhu, Chairman of Spring Dale Educational Society informed that the Heritage Quiz was organized for the grade VII to grade X students and involved a written test. The top four teams from this stage advanced to the district level, with the ultimate aim of selecting one exceptional team to represent the state-level competition.
Sahil said that INTACH Amritsar Chapter and Spring Dale Senior School shared a common ideological foundation, aiming to foster appreciation and affection for cultural and architectural heritage. He highlighted their efforts in this realm, including initiatives through Punarjyot which focused on conserving fading Indian art forms, and Saanjh, dedicated to promoting shared cultural elements of historic Punjab.

Gagandeep Singh Virk, Convener, INTACH’s Amritsar Chapter, said that the Heritage Quiz was a part of INTACH’s initiative for heritage awareness among the youth.”The oral round of the quiz comprises the questions based on topics like Indian Heritage information about our state and city” said he adding that Spring Dale Senior School’s team comprised of Gursidak Boparai and Mudit Tayal was adjudged as the winners and was qualified to participate in the State level of the competition, while DAV International School Amritsar and Bhawan’s SL School were respectively the first and second runner ups.

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