Greenwood High student Mayra Sharma shines bright in IIGF dance competition held in Sri Lanka

Mayra SharmaBangalore, December 07, 2023: In an excellent show of dance skills, Mayra Sharma, a seventh-grader from Greenwood High, Bannerghatta campus, sparkled at the India International Groovefest (IIGF), a global dance event, marking a significant milestone in her dance journey and contributing to India’s global dance narrative. Mayra was part of the dance group ‘Astitva’ which clinched an impressive 3rd position in the fiercely competitive freestyle category of India’s premier international dance extravaganza held recently. The event held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, witnessed the participation of over 500 dancers from diverse countries.

After the 4 successful seasons – Dubai (2018), Thailand (2019), IIGF Online (2021), and Pattaya (2022), IIGF is set to take the competition to different countries every year. As of now, IIGF is a strong family of 1,188 contestants across 16 countries and constantly growing.

Speaking about the group’s achievement, Mayra Sharma, a 7th-grade student of Greenwood High International School, said: “I am proud that we could achieve the third position in the dance event. We practiced hard and concentrated on our dance form carefully. We plan to participate in many more competitions in the future.”

Commenting on Mayra Sharma’s achievement, Ms. Niru Agarwal, Trustee, of Greenwood High International School said: “It is a matter of pride that our student has participated in a prestigious competition and secured a high position. We hope that other students too would emulate Mayra. We are glad to support her and we will continue to back rich talent in our School. I wish Mayra all success in her future vision.”

Every year, the winners of IIGF are awarded cash prizes, trophies, and internationally recognized certificates that add a significant boost to their careers. With IIGF, students can showcase their talent and dance skills to a global audience, yielding critical acclaim, fame, and honor.