Naval Band Concert, INS Shivaji
INS Shivaji organised a Navy Band Concert on 14 December 2019. In addition to the local populace of Lonavala, ex-servicemen, prominent civilian dignitaries, personnel from Air Force Station Tropo and Police Training Centre (Khandala), children from various schools and SCC cadets were also invited for the event. The concert opened with a fanfare, which was followed by a wide ranging score, comprising classical, popular and martial music, as well as Bollywood and patriotic numbers. The under trainee sailors of the unit displayed their military skills by performing a Continuity Drill, which consists of a series of coordinated and precise drill movements with rifles. The cadets of the Sea Cadets Corps performed the traditional hornpipe dance, and enthralled the audience with their enthusiasm and verve.